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414 Commercial St.
Albert Lea, MN 56007
507-377-4377

 

Street Department

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The Street Department is made up of 12 full time employees which are assigned as follows:

Street Superintendent, (1)

Duties include the supervision of Street Department employees, budgeting and the overall management of the department.

Foreman, (1)

Supports the superintendent and oversees the work of the department. Also performs street maintenance operations.

Heavy Equipment Operator (3)dscf2871

Operates and maintains a variety of heavy equipment including road graders, bulldozer, front end loaders among others. Also performs street maintenance operations.

Mechanic (2)

Repairs and maintains all city owned vehicles along with operating and maintaining a variety of heavy equipment including road graders, bulldozer, front end loaders among others. Also performs street maintenance operations.

Street Maintenance Worker (5)

Operates and maintains a DSCF2796-300x225variety of equipment including plow trucks, front end loaders, skid loader among others. Also performs street maintenance operations.

The department also utilizes seasonal workers. These include college age workers to assist in non-skilled tasks and skilled drivers to assist in plowing operations.

Workers from the utilities department are at times brought in to assist in plowing operations.

Minnesota state law (Chapter 156 of the Session Laws of 2005) requires that "a city or county with a population of more than 15,000 must annually notify its residents of the positions and base salaries of its three highest-paid employees." For the City of Albert Lea, titles and salaries as of Jan. 1, 2019, are: City Manager, $138,375.12; Director of Public Works/City Engineer $110,780.80; and Director of Public Safety $103,646.40. Date of publication: January 23, 2019.