City of Newport, MN

Employment / Volunteer Opportunities

                             Resident Guide

Adopt-A-Park / Trail Program

 

City of Newport
596 7th Avenue
Newport, MN 55055
Phone: (651) 459-5677
Fax: (651) 459-9883

Hours: Monday - Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

 

EMPLOYMENT / VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

The City is currently accepting applications for the following positions:

Paid-On-Call Firefighter

The Newport Fire Department responds to emergencies in and around the city, and now you can join this group of highly trained professionals. Applicants must have a valid Minnesota driver’s license, be at least 18 years of age, meet distance and response requirements and be able to pass both a medical exam and a background check. No experience needed, training is provided. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled and are available at Newport City Hall, 596 7th Avenue, Newport, MN 55055, or may be downloaded from the link at the top of the page. If you have any questions, please feel free to ask one of our current firefighters, or contact Chief Steve Wiley at (651) 485-5585.

Seasonal Park Maintenance

Individuals selected for this position will work from May to September, Monday through Thursday from 7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Qualifications needed include a minimum age of 18, the ability to safely operate motor vehicles, understand and follow written and oral instructions, and effectively perform manual labor for extended periods under varying weather and working conditions , The rate of pay for this position is $11.18 - $13.16/hour DOQ. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Click here to view the job description.

Summer Rec Positions

The City is currently accepting applications for a Summer Rec Director and Assistant Director for the Summer Rec Program. The Program will consist of working every Tuesday and Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. from June 13 through August 11, 2017. The Director and Assistant Director are responsible for assisting in the supervision of daily recreational activities for Newport youth. The qualifications for the positions include a minimum age of 18 for the Director and 16 for the Assistant Director, the ability to work with children and some general knowledge of First Aid, crafts and outdoor sporting activities. The rate of pay for the Director position is $12/hour and for the Assistant position is $10/hour. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Click here to view the job description for the Director and click here to view the job description for the Assistant.

Library and Community Center Volunteers

The City is currently looking for volunteers to work on weekday mornings or early afternoons at the Library and Community Center. Volunteers need to be 18 years or older. Individuals who are interested in volunteering should contact City Hall, at (651) 459-5677.