Job Opportunities

The City of Cottage Grove is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  An official city application is required to be considered for a position.  Completed applications can be submitted by mail, in person, fax or email.

Mailing Address: City of Cottage Grove, Attention: Joe Fischbach, 12800 Ravine Parkway S, Cottage Grove, MN 55016

Fax: 651-458-2897

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City of Cottage Grove Regular Full- & Part-time Job Opportunities

Public Service Worker - Facilities Management

Public Service Worker - Facilities Management: The City of Cottage Grove is now accepting applications for a full-time Public Service Worker in the Community Development department.  This is a non-exempt position that performs a variety of manual labor in the general and preventive maintenance and repair of assigned City facilities.  Under the direction of the Chief Building Official, this position also coordinates repairs and maintenance done by other City departments and/or third parties.

Minimum Requirements:

  • two-year technical degree in related field and/or facilities management degree;
  • two years of related facilities management experience;
  • valid driver's license
  • basic understanding of HVAC systems
  • knowledge and experience of general computer applications, including the capability to learn any other programs necessary for the position;
  • interpersonal skills, as applied to interaction with co-workers, supervisor, general public and outside contractors. As well as the ability to provide clear and effective verbal and written communications.

Desired: 

  • possession of a Minnesota Class C Boiler's license or the ability to obtain in six months.

Salary Hiring Range: $19.51 to $24.62 per hour, depending on qualifications

Application Deadline: Monday, August 3, 2015 at 3 p.m. (received, not postmarked)

Download Public Service Worker - Facilities Maintenance application packet or pick one up at City Hall, 12800 Ravine Parkway S., Cottage Grove, Minnesota 55016

Community Service Officer

Community Service Officer:  This part-time, temporary Community Service Officer (CSO) position will work 15-20 hours per week. The position of CSO supports the work of the police department, providing assistance in property/evidence room, animal control, code enforcement, and other police department activities.

Minimum Requirements:

  • high school diploma or GED;
  • valid Minnesota driver's license;
  • must be at least 18 years old; and
  • must be currently attending school, or a recent graduate, for law enforcement.

Salary Hiring Range: $12.00 per hour

Application Deadline: Monday, August 17, 2015 at 3 p.m. (received, not postmarked)

Download CSO Application packet or pick one up at City Hall, 12800 Ravine Parkway S., Cottage Grove, Minnesota 55016

City of Cottage Grove Seasonal Job Opportunities

Ice Arena Concession Worker

Ice Arena Concession Worker: Concession workers will be responsible for accurate cash register transactions, provide quality customer service to patrons, performs daily cleaning duties as directed by supervisors as well as overall cleanliness of the concession stand and seating area, assist patrons with locker room keys and orientation of the Ice Arena. Applicants must be a minimum age of 16. Must have flexible schedule (evenings and weekends), ability to manage cash flow, ability to communicate effectively, provide high quality customer service, self-motivated, and willingness to clean throughout work day.

  • Salary: $9.00 per hour
  • Dates: October 2015 to May 2016
  • Hours: Up to 20 hours per week
  • Application: Open until filled

Download application or pick one up at City Hall, 12800 Ravine Parkway S., Cottage Grove, Minnesota 55016

Ice Arena Skate Guard

Ice Arena Skate Guard: Skate Guards will be responsible for enforcing public skating rules and Ice Arena policy, ensure a safe skating environment for all users, maintain a safe, clean building at all times, provide quality customer service to patrons, and other duties assigned by the supervisor. All applicants must be a minimum age of 16. Must have flexible schedule (evenings and weekends), ability to manage cash flow, ability to communicate effectively, provide high quality customer service, self-motivated, and willingness to clean throughout work day.

  • Salary: $9.00 per hour
  • Dates: October 2015 to May 2016
  • Hours: Up to 4 hours per week
  • Application: Open until filled

Download application or pick one up at City Hall, 12800 Ravine Parkway S., Cottage Grove, Minnesota 55016

Ice Arena Assistant I

Ice Arena Assistant I: This position will be responsible for the overall cleanliness of the facility. Duties include but not limited to, assist in supervision of the building operations, maintain ice via resurfacing machine, maintain a safe and clean building, sell product to the public, provide quality customer service and other duties requested by the supervisor. Applicants must be a minimum age of 18. Must have flexible schedule (evenings and weekends), ability to manage cash flow, ability to communicate effectively, provide high quality customer service, self-motivated, and willingness to clean throughout work day.

  • Salary: $10.00 per hour
  • Dates: October 2015 to May 2016
  • Hours: Up to 25 hours per week
  • Application: Open until filled

Download application or pick one up at City Hall, 12800 Ravine Parkway S., Cottage Grove, Minnesota 55016

Ice Arena Building Supervisor Part-Time

Ice Arena Building Supervisor Part-Time: The Building Supervisor is a part time position responsible for the security of the building, cash, and all of the arena equipment; also resurfacing the ice and maintaining the cleanliness of the building.  Scheduled shifts include evenings and weekends.  This position requires indoor and outdoor work, under all types of weather conditions.

Essential Position Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervise all operations of the building: Supervise all part-time staff: Maintenance and office staff;  Manage daily ice schedules and locker room schedules; Troubleshoot building/equipment problems; Administer minor first-aid and complete Accident Reports;  Enforce Ice Arena policy;Open and close the building for public use; Supervisor is primary contact between facility and customers
  • Maintain ice via resurfacing machine, edging and patching to assure a quality sheet of ice for customers
  • Maintain a safe, clean and well-kept building at all times
  • Perform some equipment/building repair
  • Sell product/ service to the public
  • Perform some office and administrative duties
  • Provide quality customer service to patrons
  • Perform all other duties as requested by Full Time Staff

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Flexible schedule including (evenings and weekends)
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability to manage cash flow
  • While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to stand, talk, hear and write
  • Frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
  • The employee may occasionally climb a ladder, operate a lift, and operate a vehicle with multiple hand and foot operations
  • Ability to walk on the ice surface
  • Able to perform all essential position functions under the working conditions as described
  • Self-motivated and a hard working individual
  • Ability to provide high quality customer service
  • Willingness to clean throughout the work day

Desired Qualifications:

  • Previous experience and knowledge of mechanical equipment and repairs.
  • Previous experience sharpening skates.
  • Salary: $11.00 per hour
  • Dates: October 2015 to May 2016

Download application or pick one up at City Hall, 12800 Ravine Parkway S., Cottage Grove, Minnesota 55016

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