Employment Opportunities

Building Official


Salary Range: $74,214-$92,747

The City of Forest Lake is currently recruiting for a Building Official to direct control and supervise building/fire inspections and building plan review for the city.  The position is also responsible for the enforcement of city construction regulations including the Minnesota State Building Code and the City’s Zoning Ordinance and Codes.  Qualified applicants need to be a Certified Building Official as stated in Minnesota Rules, Chapter 1301 and have two years of supervisory experience.  The salary range for the position is $74,214-$92,747.

A position description and city employment application can be found below

Applicants are asked to electronically submit a letter of interest, resume, and city employment application. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The first review of applications will begin at noon on November 8, 2019.  Apply using the City of Forest Lake's Employment Portal found at the link below.

City Employment Portal


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.