Job qualifications

We require you to meet certain qualifications for our jobs. Some positions require a physical agility test.

Public Works Service Worker job requirements

These requirements apply to the following positions:

All applicants must successfully complete

  • Physical agility test
  • Background check
  • Pre-employment medical exam
  • Drug & Alcohol screening

Public Works Service Worker I Trainee

Qualifications and experience needed

  • 18 years of age by application deadline
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Own and maintain a valid Class D driver’s license
  • Ability to obtain a Class B CDL with tanker endorsement within 6 months of employment (We'll help you get your CDL)

 

 

Public Works Service Worker I

Qualifications and experience needed

  • 18 years of age by application deadline
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Own and maintain a valid Class B CDL with No Air Brake Restrictions
  • One (1) year of experience performing manual labor in a similar environment, including operating construction equipment

Public Works Service Worker II

Qualifications and experience needed

  • 18 Years of age by application deadline
  • High school Diploma or GED Equivalent
  • Possess and maintain a valid Class B CDL with No Air Brake Restrictions
  • One (1) year of experience (within the last five (5) years) and the ability to operate 2 of 5 preselected pieces of equipment

Pre-employment tests

Learn about the physical and screenings you must take to become a Public Works Service Worker or Water Distribution Operator.
PW staff making traffic adjustment
Molly Marge, PWSW I, on an organics truck

Apply today

Join the Public Works team! Apply for open positions today.

Contact us

Monique Fish

Public Works

Phone

612-673-3514

Human Resources

Phone

612-673-2282

Address

City Hall
350 S. 5th St., Room 1
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Office hours

8 a.m.  4:30 p.m.
Monday – Friday