Employment Opportunities

Part-Time Seasonal Park Rangers

The City of Forest Lake is hiring Part-Time Seasonal Park Rangers for the 2021 season.


Individual will be responsible for keeping a safe, clean and friendly environment at Lakeside Memorial Park in Forest Lake. Must be 18+.


To apply, please submit a completed City of Forest Lake Employment Application to Jamie.Muscha@ci.forest-lake.mn.us..
Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.

Intern - Zoning Administration

Summer 2021

Employment: Temporary, Full-Time 

Duration: 10-12 weeks, June - August 

Hours: 32- 40 hours per week (negotiable, depending on internship needs) 

Rate of Pay: $12-$15/hour depending on experience 


The position is designed to assist with the peak season for zoning and nuisance code enforcement, support City staff, and assist with research on planning issues. Primary responsibilities are to conduct site visits, document zoning code violations, and generate enforcement letters. Additional responsibilities include providing staff support and assistance with planning inquiries. The position will also perform research into present and potential urban planning issues encountered at the municipal level.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Completion of at least two years of study in a post-secondary program with class concentrations in urban planning, political science or public administration
  • Strong written and verbal communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to interact with the public in a positive manner
  • Competency with Microsoft Office Suite and familiarity with document management software
  • Responsible and ability to work independently
  • Zoom Meeting technology capability desired
  • Valid driver’s license


To apply, please submit a completed City of Forest Lake Employment Application (link below), a cover letter, and a resume to donovan.hart@ci.forest-lake.mn.us

Closing Date: 

June 15, 2021  

Commission Appointments  
The City of Forest Lake is currently accepting applications for the Human Rights Commission. If you are interested in serving on any of these 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.