City of Newport, MN

Employment / Volunteer Opportunities

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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.



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.

Assistant Summer Rec Director

The City is currently accepting applications for a Summer Rec 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 Assistant Director is responsible for assisting in the supervision of daily recreational activities for Newport youth. The qualifications for the position includes a minimum age of 16, the ability to work with children and some general knowledge of First Aid, crafts and outdoor sporting activities. The rate of pay $10/hour. Applications will be accepted until April 27, 2017. 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.