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Job Opportunities

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

Employment application

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.

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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Who We Are

  • We are police officers, building inspectors, engineers, park and street maintenance workers, firefighters, planners, and more.
  • We are appreciated by the residents of Hopkins – 85 percent of the residents rank the job performance of City staff as excellent or good.
  • We are dedicated to providing superior customer service.
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We provide service. We work with our residents to improve the quality of life; we provide clean water and safe streets; we solve crimes and put out fires; we help make exciting new developments happen while helping to preserve our small town feel; we offer opportunities to residents of all ages to play and learn; we provide information and help solve problems; we even save lives.

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  • Human Resources
    1010 1st St S
    Hopkins, MN 55343
  • Questions regarding positions can be sent to
  • Applications
    and Resumes
    Mail applications and resumes to the above address, or email to, or fax to 612-605-2330.

    Applications must be signed and submitted or postmarked by the deadline.


Competition for positions with the City shall be open to all applicants who meet the qualifications established for those positions. No person shall in any way be discriminated against because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, affectional or sexual preference, marital status, disability, status with regard to public assistance, political affiliations, sex, or age.

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