Job qualifications

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

Water operator 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

Water Distribution Operator 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

Water Distribution Operator I

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
  • One (1) year of experience working with water main pipes or related / similar equipment

Pre-employment tests

Learn about the physical and screenings you must take to become a Public Works Service Worker or Water Distribution Operator.
Water Distribution Operators at work

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Human Resources

Phone

612-673-2282

Address

Public Service Center
250 Fourth St. S., Room 100
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Office hours

8 a.m.  4:30 p.m.
Monday – Friday

Monique Fish

Public Works

Phone

612-673-3514