Job Opening- full-time Maintenance Worker


The City of Arlington is accepting applications for a full-time Maintenance Worker in the Public Works Department.  Under the direction of the Maintenance Supervisor, the Maintenance Worker is responsible for unskilled and semi-skilled work in the maintenance of buildings and grounds, streets and basic custodial work. Responsibilities include parks, lawns, grounds, recreation areas, facilities, landscaping, trees, shrubs, flowers, turf installation, and maintain in a clean, safe and orderly condition in assigned buildings and facilities. In addition, the position is responsible for the operation of equipment and vehicles in the performance of job activities required to maintain the city streets and other municipal properties, including plowing snow. This position is also performs related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications: Must possess a high school diploma or GED. One or more years of experience working in general maintenance and repair work, truck driving, and operation of various types of light and heavy equipment. Preferred Qualifications: Experience working for a city or county public works department. Experience in general maintenance/janitorial work, tree trimming and removal or construction.

Conditions of Employment: Must maintain a primary residence within thirty (30) minutes drive to the contiguous city limits of Arlington driving under normal conditions and posted speed limits within six (6) months of employment. Must possess and maintain a valid Minnesota Class “B” or higher Commercial Driver’s License (or the ability to obtain in one month of employment) and be able to drive. Must possess and maintain a valid Special Engineer’s Boiler’s License (or the ability to obtain in one year of employment). Satisfactory completion of background investigation, physical examination and drug testing. Must comply with organizational and departmental policies. Must comply with data practices policies and standards relative to not public data. Any access to not public data should be strictly limited to accessing the data that are necessary to fulfill the employment responsibility. While data are being accessed, incumbent should take reasonable measure to ensure the not public data are not accessed by individuals without a work reason. Once the work reason to access the data is reasonably finished, the not public data must be properly stored according to city policy and Minnesota Statutes.


Salary: $13.21 – $18.49/hour plus benefits; negotiable upon qualifications and previous experience.  For job description see below or contact Arlington City Offices, 204 Shamrock Drive, Arlington, MN 55307 – (507) 964-2378.  Required application is due to the City Administrator no later than 5:00 p.m. on September 20, 2017.  Interviews  are scheduled for September 26, 2017. The City of Arlington is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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