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Finance Director

Responsible for planning, directing, and administering all financial activities for the City. Duties include, but are not limited to, management of all accounting functions, payroll, utility billing, assessing, investments, debt service, risk management; and providing assistance to the City Manager and City Council on financial planning and related matters. The Finance Director is a department head level position reporting to the City Manager.

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2017 Salary Range: Non-Union 10, $81,261.23 -$109,455.22

Deadline to Apply: March 24, 2017 at 3:30 p.m. An application, resume and cover letter are required. Email resume and cover letter to

Summer Recreation Postions

Hopkins-Minnetonka Recreation Services is hiring for several summer recreation positions including:

  • Athletic instructors and referees
  • Beach lifeguards, concession and gate attendants
  • Kids' Corner program leader and assistants
  • Kids' playground leaders
  • Pre-school program leader

Learn more about the positions and apply on the City of Minnetonka website.

Seasonal Streets, Parks, Forestry and Utilities Workers

The City of Hopkins is hiring Seasonal Workers in the Streets, Parks, Forestry and Utilities divisions. Primary Streets duties include street patching, residential yard waste bag pick-up, and equipment clean-up. Primary Parks duties include mowing, trimming and litter and trash pick-up. Utilities work includes assisting with automated sewer cleaning and hydrant painting.

Class B driver's license is desirable, but not required.

Applications can be submitted to Jay Stratchota via email or delivered to Public Works at 11100 Excelsior Blvd.

Salary Range: $13-$14.50/hour

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Planning and Economic Development Intern

The City of Hopkins Planning and Economic Development department is seeking an intern to assist with day to day activities and projects based on specific areas of interest. Hours are flexible, but will not average more than 30 hours per week. It is anticipated that the position will last through the summer and potentially into the fall. Hours may begin based on the candidate’s schedule.

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Deadline to apply: April 10, 2017 at 4 p.m. An application and resume are required. Email resume and cover letter to

For questions about the position contact Meg Beekman at 952-548-6343 or by email at .

Activity Center Event Supervisor

The Hopkins Activity Center is hiring a part-time event supervisor responsible for the orderly operation of the Hopkins Activity Center (HAC) in the absence of full-time personnel including opening and closing of the Activity Center, greeting and assisting guests, building supervision, event setup and take-down.

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Activity Center Custodial

The Hopkins Activity Center is hiring a part-time custodial position. Responsibilities include building custodial duties each Monday, Wednesday and Sunday evenings for approximately 3-6 hours weekly, as well as occasional weekends as assigned. Sundays are typically winter months only.

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Part-Time Arts Center Building Supervisor

The Hopkins Center for the Arts is accepting applications for a part-time Arts Center Building Supervisor. Responsibilities include overseeing the orderly operation of Arts Center, opening and closing the building, working with customers and visitors, setting rooms for events and custodial duties. $10-11/hr DOQ. Open until filled.

The Hopkins Center for the Arts is open Monday–Saturday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m, and Sundays from noon to 5 p.m. Often the building is open for extended hours due to special events.

Job requirements: Ability to work primarily on weekends and evenings, and to be on call for additional shifts.This is a very hands-on position, requiring the ability and willingness to move tables and chairs, clean restrooms, empty trash, vacuum, and perform various other duties relating to building and event needs. The position represents Hopkins Center for the Arts to the public, so a professional, customer service-oriented manner is required.

Hours: 6–20 hours per week depending on event needs.

To apply: Send a resume or completed City employment application by email to or by mail to:

Hopkins Center for the Arts
1111 Mainstreet
Hopkins, MN 55343

No phone calls, please.

Attendant is responsible for opening and closing of the Activity Center, greeting and assisting guests, building supervision, and event set-up and take-down as well as minor custodial duties (sweeping and mopping). See full job description.

Job requirements: HS graduate or equivalent and ability to lift and maneuver items that weigh up to 60 lbs., such as banquet tables, stack chairs, and custodial equipment.

Wage:  $11/hour to start. 

Apply online or complete a City of Hopkins employment application and return to Human Resources at Hopkins City Hall, 1010 1st Street S, Hopkins MN 55343 or via email to



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