The City of Baxter appreciates your interest in employment. Current job openings are posted below, if available.

Applications must be completely submitted by the closing date and time indicated on the announcement. Application materials received after the deadline or incomplete applications will not be considered.

It’s the City of Baxter’s policy to provide equal opportunity in employment. The City will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, status with regards to public assistance and activity in a local human rights commission, or any other basis protected by law.

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Streets & Utilities Supervisor

The City of Baxter (POP. 8,318) is part of the Baxter/Brainerd Micropolitan Statistical Area that has a population of over 91,000.  Baxter, a regional center located in the heart of the central lakes area of Minnesota, is seeking applicants for the position of Street and Utilities Supervisor.  The primary objective of the position is to perform supervisory and skilled operation and maintenance of streets, water, sanitary sewer, storm water and related facilities in accordance with approved department plans, policies, programs, and applicable laws.

Required qualifications are Class C Water License and seven years of experience in a Class C or higher class water facility; Class SC Wastewater Collection System License and seven years of experience in a Class SC wastewater facility; valid Minnesota Class CDL driver’s license; Minnesota State special boilers license or ability to obtain within (6) months of hire; seven years of experience in public works maintenance, including street maintenance; Supervisory experience; and High School diploma or general education degree (GED).

The expected starting salary range is $ 66,882.67 to $ 84,724.97 with a competitive benefit package.  A complete job description and application may be obtained on the City’s website or call (218) 454-5108.  Please submit an application, resume, and letter of interest by Thursday, March 7, 2019.  The position is open until filled, with priority provided to application materials received by June 3, 2019.

Streets & Utilities Supervisor 2019

Employment Application 

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Parks and Trails Maintenance Intern

The City of Baxter (POP. 8,318) is part of the Baxter/Brainerd Micropolitan Statistical Area that has a population of over 91,000.  Baxter, a regional center located in the heart of the central lakes area of Minnesota, is seeking applicants for the position of Park & Trail Intern.  This position provides a future professional, who is a college senior or graduate student studying a parks and recreation curriculum, a quality introductory experience into the administration and implementations of park facilities.  Additionally, this position is expected to provide additional staff support for the Parks and Trails Division, and perform other duties or responsibilities as assigned by the Parks and Trails Supervisor. Minimum requirements are a student completing a bachelor or master’s degree in Parks and Recreation or a similar field of study; experience in using Microsoft Office Products including Word, Excel, and Outlook; and possess a valid class D Minnesota Driver’s License.  The individual selected for the intern position would enter into an agreement with Sourcewell.  Sourcewell would provide compensation of $12 per hour.  Please submit an application, resume, and letter of interest.

Parks and Trails Intern Job Description

EmploymentApplication – fillable

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Seasonal Park Attendant

The City of Baxter is seeking applicants for the seasonal position of park attendant.  This position is responsible for providing the users of the City’s park system with safe, properly maintained, and high-quality facilities.  This position is also responsible for enforcing park and beach rules, performing general cleaning and light maintenance of park grounds and facilities, promoting safety and responding to and providing assistance in cases of injuries or water rescue attempts. Required qualifications are a valid class D Minnesota driver’s license; high school diploma, MN accredited GED, or currently enrolled as a student.  Ability to work Monday-Sunday from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., flexible schedule.  Starting hourly wage is $11 per hour.  Applications accepted until all positions are filled, with the first round of applications reviewed on March 22, 2019.

Park Attendant Seasonal Job Description

EmploymentApplication – fillable

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Public Works Maintenance

The City of Baxter is seeking applicants for the position of Public Works Maintenance.  This is a skilled position that performs or assists in a wide variety of maintenance and repair functions associated with the operation of the municipal water treatment plant, lift stations, water towers, streets, storm water, along with routine building and ground maintenance and minor repair and maintenance of equipment.

Required Qualifications:

  • Must possess a valid Minnesota Class A driver’s license or obtain within six months from the date of hire.
  • Must possess Class D Water and Class SD Wastewater Collection System licenses by date of hire.
  • High School Diploma or a MN Accredited GED.
  • 18 years of age or older.

$21.38-27.09 Hourly.  The position is open until filled, with priority provided to application materials received by May 31, 2019.  EOE/AA.

Public Works Maintenance Worker Job Description

Employment Application 

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