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Current Job Openings

Public Relations and Marketing Intern

Closes March 19, 2024 11:59 PM Central

Do you want to make a difference in the community and gain experience in Public Relations and Marketing for a government organization? SPRWS is seeking an enthusiastic individual to be our Marketing and Public Relations intern. The person will support SPRWS in their mission by creating and posting social media content, working on marketing and outreach materials, and attending marketing events. Looking for someone with the energy and resources to bring their ideas to life. 


 

Civil Engineer I

Closes March 31, 2024 11:59 PM Central

We are hiring a Civil Engineer I to join our St. Paul Regional Water Services (SPRWS) team. Candidates hired now will be involved in multiple exciting capital improvement projects upgrading infrastructure critical to the supply, treatment, and distribution of drinking water. Major initiatives include implementation of a 10-year lead service line replacement program and a $12M annual water main replacement and rehabilitation program. Other projects include pump station electrical improvements, supply conduit rehabilitation, elevated tank rehabilitation and water treatment process improvements. SPRWS is seeking up to two entry level civil engineers to join our team of professional engineers in advancing these important initiatives.


 

Civil Engineer II

Closes March 31, 2024 11:59 PM Central

We are hiring a Civil Engineer II to join our project engineering team at St. Paul Regional Water Services (SPRWS). Candidates hired now will be involved in multiple exciting capital improvement projects upgrading infrastructure critical to the supply, treatment, and distribution of drinking water. Major initiatives include implementation of a 10-year lead service line replacement program and a $12M annual water main replacement and rehabilitation program. Other projects include pump station electrical improvements, supply conduit rehabilitation, elevated tank rehabilitation and water treatment process improvements. SPRWS is seeking up to two entry level civil engineers to join our team of professional engineers in advancing these important initiatives. SPRWS is seeking qualified individuals to play important roles in moving these initiatives forward.

About SPRWS

Saint Paul Regional Water Services (SPRWS) is a public drinking water utility for the City of Saint Paul and 13 surrounding communities. Our mission is to provide reliable, quality water and services at a reasonable cost.

SPRWS administration building exterior


 

A few facts about SPRWS:

  • 140 year history as an organization
  • 450,000 customers
  • 1,100 miles of water main
  • Over 500 million dollars in recent project investments (McCarrons Treatment Plant Project, Lead Free SPRWS)
  • Awarded best tasting water in Minnesota (2021) by the Minnesota American Water Works Association

Why Work for SPRWS

Two SPRWS employees using large tools on a water pump

Make a Positive Impact

Working at SPRWS allows you to contribute to the well-being of your community by providing safe, clean, and reliable drinking water to thousands of residents.

Career Growth and Learning

SPRWS offers career opportunities in a variety of fields, each with avenues for professional development. We encourage and support ongoing training and education, helping our team members stay up-to-date with industry advancements and best practices.

Collaborative Environment

At SPRWS, we foster a collaborative work environment where employees can share their expertise, learn from each other, and work together to achieve common goals.

Career Paths

SPRWS water quality lab staff members posing for a photo

We are always looking for talented, dedicated people to join our team! Whether you are beginning your career or building on past experiences, SPRWS offers many interesting and challenging opportunities with over 90 different job titles in categories including:

  • Administration
  • Construction
  • Customer Service
  • Engineering
  • Finance
  • Information Technology + GIS
  • Maintenance
  • Trades
  • Vehicle Technician
  • Water Plant Operations
  • Water Quality

Benefits

As a component unit of the City of Saint Paul, SPRWS employees receive an extensive offering of benefits including:

Health Benefits

  • Medical and dental insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts for medical / dependent care
  • Short and long-term disability insurance
  • Employee wellness program and incentives

Work Life Balance

  • Paid holidays, vacation, sick, and parental leave
  • Flexible work schedules and hybrid remote options

Financial Benefits

  • Pension / retirement plan
  • Deferred compensation plans
  • Tuition assistance

Additional Benefits

  • Professional development opportunities
  • Unionized workforce
  • Frequent company social activities

Last Edited: February 28, 2024