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. Candidates must be POST eligible for licensure by June 1 2018.

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, Interim City Administrator via email at Dan.Undem@cityofforestlake.com. The application deadline for the position is May 25th, 2018 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 currently has one vacancy for the Parks, Lakes and Trails Commission. If you are interested in serving on the Parks, Lakes and Trails Commission or any of the current 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.