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The City of Hopkins:
A Great Community, A Great Workplace

Police Cadet | Deadline: Friday, October 21

The Police Cadet is an entry level paraprofessional position with the Hopkins Police Department and is funded by the Hennepin County Joint Community Police Partnership (JCPP). Click here for more information.

The Police Cadet is an entry level paraprofessional position with the Hopkins Police Department and is funded by the Hennepin County Joint Community Police Partnership (JCPP).  We are seeking an individual who will assist us in better understanding our very diverse community. The police department will assist the cadet to prepare for a future police officer position by providing financial assistance for required pre-service education.  The cadet will be hired into a part-time, uniformed, paraprofessional position to orient the cadet to the Department’s mission, policies, procedures, equipment and methods of providing law enforcement services to the City of Hopkins. Cadet who meets all normal hiring standards for police officer will be given consideration when a police officer position becomes available in the department.

SALARY:  $15.00/hour plus partial benefits.  Uniforms and equipment provided.

HOURS: Approximately 20 hours per week. Must be able to work varied hours and days.

REQUIRED LANGUAGE QUALIFICATION:  Candidate MUST have fluency speaking, reading and writing a second non-English language; Spanish or Somali preferred.

JOB DUTIES:  Performs a variety of administrative duties, performs animal control functions, traffic details, routine code enforcement, routine parking enforcement and assists officers and staff as necessary or directed.

APPLICATION AND CLOSING DATE
Download the Police Cadet job description and the City of Hopkins Employment Application. These items may also be obtained from the Hopkins Police Department (1010 1st St S) or by calling 952-938-8885.

REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS: Completed City of Hopkins application, cover letter and resume (not to exceed two pages)

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: Friday, October 21, 2014.

COMPLETED APPLICATIONS MAY BE SUBMITTED BY MAIL TO:Hopkins Police Department, Attn: Sgt. Mike Johnson, 1010 1st Street South, Hopkins, MN 55343 or by e-mail to MDJohnson@hopkinsmn.com. Any questions can be directed to Sgt. Mike Johnson at 952-548-6421 or MDJohnson@Hopkinsmn.com.

Engineering Technician | Deadline: Friday, October 21

The City of Hopkins has an opening for an Engineering Technician.  Responsibilities include assisting the City Engineer in the execution of civil engineering services. Click here for more information.

The City of Hopkins has an opening for an Engineering Technician.  Responsibilities include assisting the City Engineer in the execution of civil engineering services, including planning, reviews, construction administration, inspection and engineering functions for public improvements, private developments, and other City projects. Minimum qualifications include: Two year degree in civil engineering technology and/or equivalent experience; six years progressively responsible engineering experience; and familiarity with current MNDOT and CEAM specifications. Desirable qualifications include: knowledge of and ability to use ESRI ArcMap and Microstation CAD software and knowledge of surveying principles and ability to use automatic level and total station instruments. Starting salary range $52 - $70k; excellent fringe benefits.

APPLICATION AND CLOSING DATE
Download the Engineering Technician job description and the City of Hopkins Employment Application. These items may also be obtained from Hopkins City Hall, 1010 1st St S, Hopkins, MN 554343.

Deadline for application: October 21, 2014.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Warming House Attendant | Deadline: Saturday, November 1

The Hopkins-Minnetonka Recreation Department is accepting applications for part-time Warming House Attendants. Attendants are responsible to make sure that the buildings are open and closed in a timely manner, etc. Click here for more information.

The Hopkins-Minnetonka Recreation Department is accepting applications for part-time Warming House Attendants. Attendants are responsible to make sure that the buildings are open and closed in a timely manner and ensure an enjoyable atmosphere for citizens to skate and/or play hockey.

The position averages 10-25 hours per week including evenings, weekends and holidays from December 20, 2014 to February 16, 2015.

Salary: $9/hour.

Download the Warming Attendant job description.

You can apply on-line at: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/minnetonka/default.cfm.

Deadline: November 1, 2014.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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% of the residents rank the job performance of City staff as excellent or good.
  • We are dedicated to providing superior customer service.
  • We are proud to work for the City of Hopkins.

What We Do

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
    952-935-8474
    1010 1st St S
    Hopkins, MN 55343
  • Questions regarding positions can be sent to jobs@hopkinsmn.com
  • Applications
    and Resumes
    Mail applications and resumes to the above address, or email to jobs@hopkinsmn.com, or fax to 612-605-2330.

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