City of Newport
596 7th Avenue
Newport, MN 55055
Phone: (651) 459-5677
Fax: (651) 459-9883
The City is currently accepting applications for Seasonal Park Maintenance Workers. 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/hour. Click here to view the job description for a Seasonal Park Maintenance Worker. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications can be downloaded by clicking on the link below or can be picked up at City Hall, 596 7th Avenue, Newport, MN 55055. Please mail applications to City of Newport, Attn: Renee Helm, 596 7th Avenue, Newport, MN 55055.
The City is currently accepting applications for a Fill-In Library and Community Center Attendant. The individual selected for this position will fill in for the Library and Community Center Attendant when they are not able to work. Hours will vary but will be at least every third Saturday from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. The rate of pay for this position is $10/hour. Click here to view the job description for the Library and Community Center Attendant. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications can be downloaded by clicking on the link below or can be picked up at City Hall, 596 7th Avenue, Newport, MN 55055. Please mail applications to City of Newport, Attn: Renee Helm, 596 7th Avenue, Newport, MN 55055.
The City of Newport is currently accepting applications for Election Judges for the 2014 Primary and General Elections. The Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, August 12 and the General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 4.
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 votes, enjoy helping others, be available to work long hours, and have attention to detail. The rate of pay for Election Judges is $9 per 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 Helm, Executive Analyst, at (651) 556-4601 / email@example.com for more information. Click here to view the application for Election Judges.
The Newport City Council is seeking applicants who are interested in serving on the Newport Heritage Preservation Commission. The term for this vacancy expires December 31, 2014.
The Heritage Preservation Commission meets on the second Wednesday of each odd numbered month at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall and advises the City Council on all matters relating to historic preservation. There are two vacancies for the Heritage Preservation Commission.
If you are a Newport resident and interested in this position, please submit a letter of interest and completed Volunteer Application to the City Council expressing reasons why you are interested in serving and include any special qualifications you may have for this position. You may mail the items to Newport City Hall, 596 7th Avenue, Newport, MN. 55055, or drop them off at City Hall.
The City is currently looking for volunteers for the Library! Volunteers would work two to four hour shifts during the evening and weekends. Volunteers need to be 18 years or older. Individuals who are interested in volunteering should contact City Hall, at (651) 459-5677.