City of Newport
596 7th Avenue
Newport, MN 55055
Phone: (651) 459-5677
Fax: (651) 459-9883
The City of Newport, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is currently accepting applications to create an eligibility list for future vacancies for the position of POLICE OFFICER. This position is part of the Local #347 Union. Minimum qualifications include but are not limited to: Valid driver's license; be Post Board Certified or eligible to be Post Board Certified; Associates degree or higher in law enforcement or criminal justice; knowledge of police methods, practices, and procedures; skill in the use of firearms and the operation of police vehicles; and the ability to deal professionally, courteously, and fairly with the public. Hourly rate will begin at $27.91 and will be $32.70 after two years. Benefits are included. The deadline for applications is August 17, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. Click here to view the job description. The application may be downloaded by clicking on the link below, or picked up at Newport City Hall, 596 7th Avenue, Newport, MN 55055.
The City is currently accepting applications for a Fill-In Library and Community Center Coordinator. The individual selected for this position will fill in for the Library and Community Center Coordinator when they are not able to work. Applicants must be at least 18 years old. Click here to view the job description. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The application may be downloaded by clicking on the link below or picked up at City Hall, 596 7th Avenue, Newport, MN 55055.
The Newport City Council is seeking applicants who are interested in serving on the Newport Library Advisory Committee. The term for this vacancy is January 1, 2015 - December 31, 2017.
The Library Advisory Committee meets on the fourth Wednesday of each odd numbered month except for July at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall. The purpose of the Library Advisory Committee is to provide guidance and recommendations to the City Council for the Newport Library and Community Center.
If you are a Newport resident and interested in this position, please submit a Letter of Interest to the City Council expressing reasons why you are interested in serving and include any special qualifications you may have for this position along with a volunteer application. You may mail letters to Newport City Hall, 596 7th Avenue, Newport, MN. 55055, or drop letters off at City Hall. Letters of interest and applications will be accepted until the vacancy has been filled.
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.