Job Opportunities

The City of Hopkins is seeking to hire a City Clerk. This position performs City Clerk duties required by state and local laws, administers business licenses, coordinates elections within the city, oversees purchasing, and is responsible for records management.

Minimum requirements:

  • HS degree.
  • Minnesota Certified Municipal Clerk (MCMC) or in the process of completing the MCMC program.
  • 2 years’ experience managing, or assisting with the management of federal, state and local elections.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Minnesota election law.

Desirable qualifications include:

  • Experience as City Clerk or Deputy City Clerk in Minnesota.
  • Experience with purchasing.

Salary range: $27.27 - $36.82/hour.

Excellent benefits. Job description and applications available at Hopkins City Hall, 1010 1st St. S., Hopkins, MN 55343. City application is required.

Closing date for applications: April 16, 2014

Download City Clerk job description

Download City Clerk Employment Application

Equal Opportunity Employer

Seasonal Workers - Deadline: Until positions are filled.

The City of Hopkins is now hiring Seasonal Streets, Parks and Forestry Maintenance Workers. Click here for more information.

The City of Hopkins is now hiring Seasonal Streets, Parks and Forestry Maintenance Workers. Positions that are available assist in the maintenance & repair of parks, streets and related facilities, as well as assisting in tree removal and related work. Rate: $11.50 - $13/hour. Class B driver license is desirable but not required. Applicants must be at least 18 years old. Hopkins Job Application is required.

Deadline: Until positions are filled.

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Summer Jobs in Parks and Recreation

Hopkins and Minnetonka have a joint recreation department. The City of Minnetonka coordinates the hiring for summer positions in parks and recreation. Information about employment through the City of Minnetonka can be found at:

The City of Hopkins:
A Great Community, A Great Workplace

Who We Are

  • We are police officers, building inspectors, engineers, park and street maintenance workers, firefighters, planners, and more.
  • We are appreciated by the residents of Hopkins – 85% of the residents rank the job performance of City staff as excellent or good.
  • We are dedicated to providing superior customer service.
  • We are proud to work for the City of Hopkins.

What We Do

We provide service. We work with our residents to improve the quality of life; we provide clean water and safe streets; we solve crimes and put out fires; we help make exciting new developments happen while helping to preserve our small town feel; we offer opportunities to residents of all ages to play and learn; we provide information and help solve problems; we even save lives.

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  • Human Resources
    1010 1st St S
    Hopkins, MN 55343
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  • Applications
    and Resumes
    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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