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Job Opportunities

Police Officer

The Hopkins Police Department is accepting applications and resumes (required) for the position of police officer. Applicants must meet the MN POST qualifications to be licensed in early January 2017.

Current salary range: $26.58 -$34.29 per hour, lateral entry available for qualified applicants. Excellent fringe benefits.

Deadline for applications is 4 p.m., Friday, December 23. Any questions, contact Sgt. Craig Kreiling at 952-548-6437.

Full position description

Maintenance Worker II Water & Sewer

The City of Hopkins is accepting applications for the position of Maintenance Worker II in the Water & Sewer Division. The Maintenance Worker II Water & Sewer performs routine, emergency and a variety of skilled maintenance operations/repairs within the Water & Sewer division.

Current salary range: $24.98-$27.43 per hour.

Deadline for applications is 3:30 p.m., Monday, November 14.

Full position description

Activity Center Custodial/Event Supervisor

The Hopkins Activity Center is accepting applications for a part-time (approximately 10 hours per week) Custodial/Event Supervisor. Responsibilities includr performing building custodial duties each Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings, as well as occasional weekends as assigned.

Additional Information

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


Part-Time Arts Center Building Supervisor

The Hopkins Center for the Arts is accepting applications for a part-time Arts Center Building Supervisor. Responsibilities include overseeing the orderly operation of Arts Center, opening and closing the building, working with customers and visitors, setting rooms for events and custodial duties. $10-11/hr DOQ. Open until filled.

Additional Information

The Hopkins Center for the Arts is open Monday–Saturday from 8am–8pm, and Sundays from noon–5pm. Often the building is open for extended hours due to special events.

We are looking for someone to primarily work weekends and evenings and to be on call for additional shifts.

This is a very hands-on position, requiring the ability and willingness to move tables and chairs, clean restrooms, empty trash, vacuum, and various other duties relating to building and event needs. The position represents Hopkins Center for the Arts to the public so a professional, customer service oriented manner is required.

Hours: 6–20 hours per week depending on event needs.

Application deadline: until position is filled.

Please, no phone calls.

To apply: Send a resume or completed City employment application by email to or by mail to:

Hopkins Center for the Arts
1111 Mainstreet
Hopkins, MN 55343


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    1010 1st St S
    Hopkins, MN 55343
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    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.


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