Nominations being accepted for the 2014 Volunteer of the Year

2014 Volunteer of the Year Nominee Form

The City of Rockford is searching for its 2014 “Volunteer-of-the Year”.  Please submit your nomination no later than 4:30pm on  Wednesday, March 18, 2015.



Maplewood Manor Area

Starting Monday, March 2, 2015, contractors will be conducting sealing operations on the sanitary sewer in the Maplewood Manor Area in part to the 2014 Utility Improvement Project.  This work will require trucks parked in the roadways and accessing of sanitary sewer manholes.  No disruption of sewer service to the residents is anticipated with this work.  If you have any questions please contact Adam Noreen at 612-214-5016.

Job Opening – Public Works Director

Public Works Director – full job posting, qualifications and application information - The City of Rockford (population 4,349) is now accepting applications for the Public Works Director.  The salary range for this position is $62,400 – $86,299, depending on qualifications, plus benefits.  This position is a full-time, exempt position under the direction of the City Administrator and City Council and is responsible for leading and directing the operations and outcomes of the public works department in a manner that ensures the expected reliability of the City’s infrastructure.  Infrastructure includes all city streets, parks, rental properties, storm water, wastewater and water utilities, and general building maintenance.  Minimum qualifications include:  3 years of public works administrative; supervisory or managerial; budgeting experience, and a valid MN Driver’s License.  Desired qualifications include:  a college degree in a related field; Class B Driver’s License; Class C Water License: Class C Wastewater License; registration a professional engineer, and experience in civil engineering.

Application materials are available at:  Volunteer & Job (tab), or by contacting City Hall at 6031 Main Street, Rockford, MN  55373,  This position will remain open until filled, first review of applications will begin at 4pm on Friday, March 6, 2015.

Jop Opening – Warming House Attendant (open until filled)

Warming House Attendant: full job posting, qualifications and application information Seasonal Part-Time Warming House position(s) available at the City of Rockford outdoor ice rink.  This position is responsible for the warming house during hours of operation.  Must maintain a safe, clean environment and open and close the building during hours of operation.  Must also create and support a positive and fun atmosphere.  Pay $10/hr., minimum age 16.

Hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 4pm to 9pm.  Weekends, 10am to 9pm.  All shifts are weather dependent.

Job Application and Veterans Preference Points available at:  Volunteer & Jobs (tab)


Planning and Zoning Commission Opening

Planning and Zoning Commission has an opening starting in January 2015 for a term expiring 12/31/2016.  If you are interested in applying, submit a Commission Application and return the completed application to City Hall by Monday, February 2, 2015.