Current Job Opportunities

The City of Wadena is currently accepting applications for the following positions. 

Full Time Job Openings 

Mechanic/Maintenance Worker

The Public Works Department is accepting applications from individuals seeking full-time employment as a Mechanic/Maintenance Worker. Typical job duties include skilled and routine maintenance and repairs on all city vehicles and equipment. Qualified candidates must possess a valid Minnesota Class B CDL with airbrakes and tanker endorsements or can obtain within 6 months of employment. Should have 8 years work experience or a combination of training and experience related to vehicle or equipment mechanics.

Applications and Mechanic/Maintenance job description can be obtained at the City Administrative Center, 222 2nd St, SE Wadena, MN 56482. Mail completed applications to City of Wadena, PO Box 30, Wadena, MN 56482, or email to publicworks@wadena.org. Applicant will need to pass a pre-employment drug test. Deadline for application is 4:30 pm on Friday, June 18th, 2021. The City of Wadena is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Part Time Job Openings 

No openings

Seasonal Job Openings

The City of Wadena Public Works Department is accepting applications for summer seasonal employment in 2021. Work shift typically will be 7am to 3pm Monday thru Friday. A valid Minnesota Class D driver’s license is required. Work with other employees and/or independently without continuous supervision, some physical labor, and be dependable including reporting on time for work. Applicants must be 18 years of age. Starting hourly salary is $10.15 per hour.

Applications can be picked up at the City of Wadena Administrative Center, 222 2nd Street SE, Wadena, MN 56482. Mail completed application to City of Wadena, PO Box 30, Wadena, MN 56482 or email to publicworks@wadena.org. Applicant hired will need to pass a pre-employment drug test. Deadline for application is 4:30 pm May 14, 2021. The City of Wadena is an Equal Opportunity Employer.