Employment Opportunities

Police Officer


The City of Forest Lake is recruiting two (2) Police Officers to join the Forest Lake Police Department.  Based on the candidate pool, an eligibility list may also be created to fill future vacancies.  Forest Lake is located in the northern Twin Cities metro area, is 36 square miles, and home to 20,000 residents.  The wage range for the position is $29.04 to $36.30 per hour.  The City is open to hiring candidates that are interested in lateral entry. 

A position description and city employment application can be found below.  Applicants are asked to electronically submit a letter of interest, resume, city employment application, and related materials to Dan Undem, Assistant to the City Administrator via email at Dan.Undem@cityofforestlake.com.  The application deadline for the position is July 14th, 2017 at 4:30 pm.  Candidates will be notified via email on the status of their application as the recruitment process moves forward. 

Commission Appointments  
The City of Forest Lake is currently accepting applications for two (2) Economic Development Authority openings.  If you are interested in serving on the Forest Lake EDA, please fill out the Boards and Committee Application and submit it to Jolleen Chaika. Questions regarding any vacancy can be directed to Jolleen at 651-209-9732.