Employment Opportunities

Wastewater Plant Operator II

The City of Faribault has an opening for a full-time Wastewater Plant Operator II in the Public Works Department.

Position performs a variety of semi-skilled and skilled technical and maintenance work in the operation, maintenance and repair of wastewater treatment facilities and systems.

Applicants must submit a resume, letter of interest and complete City application packet to be eligible for this position.

Application packets are available at www.faribault.org or at Faribault City Hall, 208 NW First Avenue, Faribault, MN 55021. Original application packets must be mailed to or dropped off at City Hall to be considered for the position. Emailed or faxed documents will not be accepted.



Friday, November 18, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. (not postmarked)

Position Functions
See attached position description.

Education: Graduation from high school or GED equivalent, and supplemented by two (2) years post-secondary college or technical training in biology, environmental science, chemistry, or a closely related field.
Experience: Two (2) years of experience in a wastewater utility or any equivalent combination of education and experience.
Licenses and Certifications:
Class B Driver’s License with CDL.
Class D Certification as a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator or ability to obtain within one year and the ability to obtain a Class C license within five years.
Must be able to obtain a Boilers License within the first year.

Physical Demands
See attached position description.

Work Environment
See attached position description.

Work Hours
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.


$23.35/hour as to the Local 70 2015 and 2016 compensation agreement.

Kevin Bushard, Human Resources Manager at 507-333-0354

Application: A resume, letter of interest, and complete City application packet are required. 

Please see the Human Resources main page for the City of Faribault employment application.

Please refer to the FAQs for Frequently Asked Questions and Answers.

Seasonal Employment Opportunities

The City of Faribault is accepting applications for the following 2016 & 2017 Fall and Winter Seasonal employment opportunities:

Hours:  Monday through Friday, 5:30 - 7:30 a.m.
Hours:  Monday through Friday, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Hours:  Tuesday and Thursday, 8:30 - 9:30 a.m.
Hours:  Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.


Applications will be accepted continuously until all positions have been filled.
Applications can be found on the City’s website at www.faribault.org or on the 2nd floor at City Hall, 208 NW First Avenue, Faribault MN, 55021.

Applicants must mail applications to Human Resources, 208 NW 1st Avenue, Faribault MN, 55021 or drop off applications at City Hall, 2nd floor, 208 NW 1st Avenue, Faribault, MN 55021 to be considered for these positions.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Please click on the FAQs to the left for a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and Answers regarding employment with the City of Faribault.