City of Newport
596 7th Avenue
Newport, MN 55055
Phone: (651) 459-5677
Fax: (651) 459-9883
Hours: Monday - Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
The City is currently accepting applications for the following positions:
Individuals selected for this position will work from May to September, Monday through Thursday from 7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Qualifications needed include a minimum age of 18, the ability to safely operate motor vehicles, understand and follow written and oral instructions, and effectively perform manual labor for extended periods under varying weather and working conditions. The rate of pay for this position is $10-$12/hour. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled and are available at Newport City Hall, 596 7th Ave., Newport, MN. 55055, or may be downloaded by clicking on the link below. Click here to view the job description.
The individual selected for this position will fill in for the Library and Community Center Coordinator when they are not able to work. Hours will vary. The rate of pay for this position is $10/hour. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Click here to view a job description. Applications can be downloaded by clicking on the link below or picked up at City Hall, 596 7th Avenue, Newport, MN 55055.
The Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, August 9th and the General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 8th. Election Judges are the officials who staff the polling location and ensure that voter rights are protected on Election Days. The required qualifications for Election Judges are: minimum age of 18 years old, U.S. citizen, Minnesota resident, cannot have had your voting rights revoked, need to be able to read, write, and speak English, and complete a minimum 2 hour training. In addition to these minimum qualifications, Election Judges need to be able to communicate clearly with voters, enjoy helping others, be available to work long hours, and have attention to detail. The rate of pay for Election Judges is $10.00/hour. Election Judges are essential to our democracy. Serving as an Election Judge provides an opportunity to learn more about the election process and is a great service to our community. If you would like to serve as an Election Judge, please contact Renee Eisenbeisz, Assistant to the City Administrator, at (651) 459-5677 / email@example.com for more information. Click here to view the application.
The City is currently looking for volunteers to work on weekday mornings or early afternoons at the Library and Community Center. Volunteers need to be 18 years or older. Individuals who are interested in volunteering should contact City Hall, at (651) 459-5677.