Job Opportunities

IT Technician

The City of Hopkins is seeking qualified applicants for a full time IT Technician. This position provides technical assistance within all City Departments for the support of PC users, network administration, and IT related projects and tasks. Application deadline December 18.

Additional Information

Minimum qualifications: One year (2,000 hours) experience supporting users and installing and setting up hardware including PCs, printers, and servers in a multi-user environment.

Desirable qualifications include Microsoft Certification and experience with Active Directory administration and knowledge of firewalls and access control lists.

Must be available for occasional call-back evenings, weekends and holidays.

Starting salary range:  $25.00 – $30.00 per hour, excellent fringe benefits.

IT Technician job description

To apply, submit City of Hopkins employment application by December 18, 2015.


Activity Center Custodial/Event Supervisor

This is a part time position, approximately ten hours per week.  Performs 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. 

To apply: Submit completed City Employment Application to Hopkins City Hall, 1010 First Street South, Hopkins, MN 55343.


Warminghouse Attendants

The Hopkins-Minnetonka Recreation Department has openings for Warminghouse Attendants. Attendants are responsible to make sure that the buildings are opened and closed in a timely manner and to ensure an enjoyable atmosphere for citizens to skate and/or play hockey. There are openings at both Hopkins and Minnetonka parks. Evenings, weekends and holidays. 10-25 hours/week. Pay: $11/hour. More information...


Ice Arena Attendant/Ice Resurfacer Driver

The Hopkins Pavilion is accepting applications for part-time Ice Arena Attendants. 8-12 hours/week, flexible, evenings & weekends, will train. Open until filled.

Additional Information

The pavilion attendant position is responsible for the orderly operation of the Pavilion in the absence of full-time personnel; including opening and closing of the Pavilion, building supervision, equipment monitoring, building maintenance and special event set-up. Learn to Drive the “Zamboni.”

Minimum Qualifications: Must be 18 or older and have a valid driver's license.

Hours: 8–12 hours per week, mainly weekends with the potential of some evening shifts

Wage: $10 to $12/hour depending on qualifications

To apply: Send a resume or completed City employment application by email to or by mail to: Hopkins Pavilion, 11000 Excelsior Blvd., Hopkins, MN 55343

Application deadline: Open until filled


Part-Time Arts Center Custodian

The Hopkins Center for the Arts is accepting applications for a part time Arts Center Custodian. 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.

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