Become a Water Distribution Operator I

Our process for becoming a Water Distribution Operator I.

Application period - closed

The City is not accepting applications for Water Distribution Operator positions at this time. Check back for updates or sign up for job alerts.
Step 1

Apply for a job

Submit an application when we post the Water Distribution Operator I jobs.

Make sure you qualify before applying. 

See job posting and apply

Step 2

Complete the physical agility test

To move forward in the process

You must pass each assigned section of the physical agility test.

We’ll contact you by email to schedule a time for you to take the physical and agility test. 

After you've passed

  1. We'll add you to a list of eligible candidates
  2. We'll move you forward in the process

Learn about the physical agility test

Step 3

Participate in an interview

We'll email selected candidates an invitation for a job interview. 

You will need to pass the following tests before we make a final job offer:

  • Background check
  • Pre-employment tests (Drug & alcohol test, medical exam)
Step 4

Complete background checks and pre-employment tests

After the job interview

We’ll make conditional job offers to select candidates.

If you accept a conditional job offer, you're required to complete:

  • A background check
  • Drug & Alcohol screening
  • Medical exam (DOT physical)

 If your background check and pre-employment test results meet our employment criteria, we will make a final job offer.

Read about the background check and pre-employment tests

Contact us

Human Resources




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

Office hours

8 a.m.  4:30 p.m.
Monday – Friday

Monique Fish

Public Works