Employment Opportunities

Police Officer

The Forest Lake Police Department is seeking applications for one immediate full-time Police Officer and an eligibility list for 2023/2024. Applicants must be highly motivated, dedicated to community service, and possess a strong work ethic and communication skills. 

2023 contract salary range is $72,176–$96,989 annually ($34.70-46.42/hour) along with health, dental and vision contributions up to $1,415/monthly. 2024 contract salary range is $75,733-$101,753 annually.  Additional salary and benefit considerations will be considered for lateral candidates.  A streamlined training program may also be given based upon experience and current pay structure.  Up to $2,000 a year in tuition reimbursement is available to all employees.  Additional salary increases for Detectives and School Resource Officers.  

Online application:

City of Forest Lake Employment Application

Police Officer Job Description

To be considered for this position, submit the online application and required attachments.  Position open until filled. First review of applications is November 9, 2023.  Questions about the application process should be directed to Sgt. Mark Richert 405@flpd.com 651-209-9920.

Administrative Services Director

Performs, coordinates, and oversees varied and complex technical, confidential, and administrative duties in support of the City Administrator, City Council and the Administration Department. Acts as a liaison with other City departments, staff, commissions, City Council, residents, outside agencies and the general public. Coordinates and performs Human Relations duties for the City. Responsible for assisting the City Administrator in planning, organizing, directing and coordinating the daily operations of all City departments and functions, while taking the lead on the City's communication efforts.

Beginning Salary $87,700 Annually

For more information about this position:
Administrative Services Director Job Description

To be considered for this position, submit a letter of interest, resume, and writing sample to Patrick Casey, City Administrator at Patrick.Casey@ci.forest-lake.mn.us.

Position open until filled. First review of applications is September 25, 2023.

Warming House Attendants  

The City of Forest Lake is currently hiring several part-time seasonal Warming House Attendants to work at the warming houses for the 2023-2024 season!  Warming House Attendants provide leadership, enforce rules and implement safe recreation practices both on the rinks and in the warming house.  

Warming House Attendant Position Description
City of Forest Lake Employment Application

Interested applicants should submit a completed City of Forest Lake application to Jamie Muscha at Jamie.Muscha@ci.forest-lake.mn.us for consideration. Application Deadline: September 29, 2023  

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 Assistant City Administrator at 651-209-9727.