Monthly Archives: March 2022

Water/Wastewater Operator Job Opening

The City of Silver Bay is accepting applications for the position of Water and Wastewater Operator within the City Public Utilities Department. Desired minimum qualifications include possessing a valid Class B driver’s license with tanker endorsement and a valid minimum Class D certification for water and wastewater. This is a full-time union position with competitive wages, benefits, and retirement. The 2022 full pay rate is $24.90 – $31.12/hour, depending upon qualifications and experience, with full pay rate achievable within one year. Applications and full job description are available upon request at City Hall, 7 Davis Drive, Silver Bay, MN 55614. Required city applications with original signature must be returned to the City Administrator by 4:00pm on Tuesday, April 18, 2022; however, applications will continue to be accepted until position is filled. Resumes and cover letters are considered a supplement to the required city application. EEOE/AA

SUMMER & PART TIME EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

The City of Silver Bay is now accepting adult & student applications to prepare for the 2022 part-time & summer employment (6 months or less positions). You can also call City Hall, Monday through Friday from 8am-4pm, to request an application be mailed to you. Completed applications should be returned with original signature to City Hall, 7 Davis Drive, Silver Bay, MN 55614 by 4:00pm on Friday, April 15, 2022; however, the City will continue to accept applications until all positions have been filled and if openings become available throughout the summer. Background checks conducted. AA/EOE

The following positions that will be available are:

  1. Street Department Aides: These positions will be up to 40 hrs/wk. Must be at least 16 years of age. Employee will operate lawn mowers, weed whips, clean up trash, prune trees, replacing sidewalks, raking, cutting sod, and other miscellaneous street maintenance jobs, as directed. Rate of pay: $13.00/hour.
  2. Campground Aide II – office: This position will be scheduled for up to 40hrs/per week. Must be at least 16 years of age. Employee will assist in the daily operations of the Campground including but not limited to answering phones, campground reservations, assist campers with checking in/check outs, ensure fees have been paid, firewood and merchandise sales, assist in balancing of daily reporting, and other duties as assigned and may need to assist in cleaning bathrooms and shower facilities. Must be available weekends. Rate of pay: $15.00/hour
  3. Campground Aide II – grounds: These positions will be up to 40 hrs/week. Must be at least 16 years of age. Employee will be responsible for operating lawn mowers, weed whips, clean up trash, cleaning facilities, cleaning sites, assist with Black Beach Park cleanup, and other miscellaneous tasks as assigned. These positions must be available on weekends. Rate of pay: $15.00/hour
  4. Park and Rec Assistant: This position will be up to 40 hrs/wk. Must be at least 18 years of age. Employee will assist Park and Rec Director with recreation programming, instructing, and coordination of youth summer programs including baseball, softball, open gym/volleyball, tennis, dryland hockey, Prairie Fire Theatre, Arts and Crafts, and other miscellaneous Parks and Rec jobs. Need to be available to work tournament weekends and occasional evenings. Rate of pay: $15.00/hour
  5. Park and Rec Aide – Rec Program: This position will be up to 40 hrs/wk. Must be at least 16 years of age. Employee will assist with recreation programming including youth baseball, softball, open gym/volleyball, tennis, dryland hockey, Prairie Fire Theatre, Arts and Crafts, ballfield maintenance (mowing and raking), and other miscellaneous Parks and Rec jobs. Need to be available to work tournament weekends and occasional evenings. Rate of pay: $13.00/hour
  6. Parks and Rec Aides – Groundskeeping: These positions will be up to 40 hrs/wk. Must be at least 16 years of age. Employee will operate lawn mowers, weed whips, clean up trash, painting, shoveling, raking, and other miscellaneous Park and Recreation jobs to keep park and city areas clean. Rate of pay: $13.00/hour
  7. Swim Instructor Supervisor: This position will be up to 40 hrs/wk. Must be at least 18 years of age. Employee will be responsible for instructing swimming lessons, supervising open swim, and other miscellaneous Park and Rec jobs as directed. Applicant must have WSI licensure. Rate of pay: $15.00/hour
  8. Swim Instructor: This position will be up to 40 hrs/wk. Must be at least 16 years of age. Employee will assist in swimming lessons, open swim, and miscellaneous Park and Rec jobs as directed. WSI Preferred but not required. Rate of pay: $13.00/hour
  9. Library Aide: This position will be up to 20 hrs/wk. Must be at least 16 years of age. Employee will assist in library operations and programming. Rate of pay: $11.50/hour.

MN DOT News Release – Tree Clearing Along Hwy 61

Tree clearing along Hwy 61 begins March 7

Duluth, Minn. – Tree clearing and grubbing will start on Monday, March 7, along Highway 61 at Stewart River. This is in preparation of the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s bridge project at Stewart River.

The tree clearing will occur beginning near Betty’s Pies to the Highway 61/3 intersection. Traffic will encounter temporary daily shoulder closures. Clearing activities are expected to continue through March 16. This work and timeline are weather dependent.

For more information on the project, visit mndot.gov/d1/projects/hwy61-bridges/. A virtual public meeting is also scheduled for Wednesday, March 9, on the upcoming construction on this project.

For more information on projects in northeast Minnesota, follow us on Facebook at https://facebook.com/groups/MnDOTnortheast. For real-time traffic and travel information in Minnesota, visit www.511mn.org.

News Release March 3, 2022

Contact: Pippi Mayfield, D1 Public Engagement and Communications Director

Office: 218-725-2834