Employment Opportunities

Community Development Director

Pay Range: $105,000-$131,000

The City of Forest Lake is recruiting for a Community Development Director.  This position serves as a Department Head with the primary responsibility to manage the daily administration of the Community Development Department including the administration of planning and zoning ordinances, code enforcement, and complaint response.  This position also provides oversight of the city’s Economic Development activities and provides staff support to the City Council, Planning Commission, Economic Development Authority.

Applicants are asked to electronically submit a letter of interest, resume, and city employment application using the city's employment portal.  Applications will be accepted through noon on November 9.


Winter Seasonal Position

 Pay Range $16-$20 per hour

The City of Forest Lake is looking for a responsible and reliable On Call Seasonal Snow Removal Operator.  This is a seasonal position that will run approximately November through April. Individual will be responsible for operating small scale snow removal equipment including small tractors, skid steers, snow blowers, and sweepers.  Operators will be removing snow from City buildings, sidewalks, blacktop paths, and ice rinks.  Applicants will need to pass a pre-employment drug test, background test and an equipment skills test.  The pay range for this position is $16-$20 per hour.  Interested candidates should fill out a City of Forest Lake employment application found at the link below or at Forest Lake City Center, 1408 Lake Street South and submit the completed application to Dave Adams, Public Works Director, at the City Center or to dave.adams@ci.forest-lake.mn.us .  Position will remain open until filled.  

Commission Appointments  
 If you are interested in serving on any of the City's boards or commissions, please fill out the Boards and Committee Application.  Your application will be kept on file for one year.  Questions regarding any vacancy can be directed to the City of Forest Lake at 651-464-3550.