The City of Olivia is accepting applications for a Full-time Water/Wastewater Operator position. Position duties include performing skilled maintenance operations involving the water treatment and distribution and wastewater collection and treatment systems for the City and other duties as assigned. Applicants must have a valid MN Class B driver’s license and have or acquire a Class D Water and Wastewater facilities within one year of hire. One year of experience recommended but not required. Vocational or Technical training water systems and treatment can substitute for required experience. Schedule will require working every 3rd weekend and some holidays. The starting pay range is $24.65-$29.75 depending on qualifying experience. A competitive benefits package is also provided. Interested individuals are requested to submit a cover letter, resume and completed city application form to Olivia City Hall, 1009 Lincoln Ave. W., Olivia, MN 56277. All materials must be received by 12:00 p.m. on June 5, 2023 to be considered. Applications may be picked up at City Hall during regular business hours or downloaded from the City’s website
Public Works Worker
The City of Olivia is accepting applications for a full-time public works worker position. Position duties include street maintenance and repair, snow plowing, park maintenance, upkeep of public buildings and facilities, equipment maintenance and other duties as assigned. Applicants must have a valid MN Class B driver’s license with tanker endorsement and be able to obtain licenses for weed, tree, and mosquito management within one year of employment.one or more years of maintenance or construction experience is required; and previous public works experience and trade school or other post-secondary education is preferred. The starting pay range is $22.62 depending on qualifying experience. A competitive benefits package is also provided. Interested individuals are requested to submit a cover letter, resume and completed city application form to Olivia City Hall, 1009 Lincoln Ave. W., Olivia, MN 56277. All materials must be received by 4:00 p.m. on May 30, 2023 to be considered. Applications may be picked up at City Hall during regular business hours or downloaded from the City’s website (olivia.mn.us).
Part- Time Patrol Officer
Part Time Officer Job Description:
The City Of Olivia is currently accepting applications for Part Time Patrol Officers. Olivia is an active community with 2 major state highways intersecting within our city. Our part time officers cover open shifts, as well as extra enforcement when needed. We are flexible with hours and officers are
compensated for taking call. The City of Olivia also offers a bonus for open shifts that are covered by part time officers.
Applicants must be MN Post licensed or eligible by the date of a conditional offer. Current starting wages:
Applications are available through the City Of Olivia website ( https:/ / olivia.mn.us/) or the Chief of Police can be reached at Jasonk@olivia.mn.us for questions and applications.
Patrol Officer Position
The City of Olivia, (Population 2,337) is seeking 2 fulltime patrol officers. The department consists of a fulltime Chief of Police, a fulltime patrol Sergeant and 3 patrol officer positions. The current schedule is 2 days on and 2 days off every other weekend with the Patrol Sergeant working in the rotation. Our City offers great medical benefits to include a City contribution to a HSA. We have recently received a 9.059 percent COLA increase as well as paid call time for officers.
Our department is seeking individuals who are interested in furthering their skills and becoming instructors in Use of Force, Taser, firearms instructor handgun and long gun etc. The department will also be requesting modality pay for officers who have certifications or attain them for the above instructor positions.
Traditionally, we are a small enough department that we are able to adjust schedules within the department to accommodate short notice time off requests. We also have a very healthy overtime budget for anyone wishing to earn extra money.
This position is for those who have a drive and desire to be actively patrolling as well as investigating crimes in Olivia. We also participate in Toward Zero Deaths (TZD) campaigns.
Flexibility with schedules is probably our biggest asset for officers who work in this department as we all want time off.
Along with very strong wages, we are offering a hiring bonus for applicants who complete FTO training as well as longevity bonuses.
Officers who are hired and complete our FTO program satisfactorily will receive a hiring bonus of $500.00 upon completion and recommendation of the FTO Training officer.
Officers will receive a step increase @ 6 months upon their completion of service with a satisfactory review.
Officers will also receive a bonus of $1,000.00 after completion of 12 months consecutive employment with a positive review.
Upon completion of 2 years of fulltime employment, officers who have received positive annual reviews, will also receive a bonus in the amount of $2,500.00.
The City’s 2023 pay scale range is as follows with an 8 step increase as well as COLA increase annually.
Patrol Officer: Grade 10
Step 0: $28.80
Step 8: $38.40
Lateral transfers may be considered depending on qualifications and training.
Positions open til filled.