Employment Opportunities

Finance Director

Salary $96,000 to $129,200

Position Description: Finance Director


Plan and direct all City financial functions to accurately account for financial transactions
and funds, and provide financial planning, analysis and management. Responsible for
managing all finance and accounting functions, operating and capital budgets, annual
audit, and utility billing. Directs human resource functions including health, flexible
spending, property, liability, casualty insurance programs. Attends City Council meetings
to answer questions and provide information as requested. Performs other duties
necessary as assigned by City Administrator. Monitors the implementation and use of
financial software systems Coordinate and supervise department staff.

Qualifications for the position include a bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or
related field, five years of progressively responsible experience in finance administration
or accounting, including a minimum of three years in a supervisory capacity, and
municipal government experience or private consulting experience working with local
governments. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted.

How to Apply:

Applications will be accepted until vacancy is filled. First review of applications will
begin at Noon on April 1, 2019.

Apply using the City of Forest Lake's Employment Portal found here:

City Employment Portal

Deputy City Clerk

Salary: $50,697 to $63,371

Position Description: Deputy City Clerk

The City of Forest Lake is recruiting for a Deputy City Clerk position to perform a variety of highly skilled administrative duties including managing city licensing; processing data practices requests; maintaining official city records, providing confidential administrative support to the City Administrator; and coordinating Board, Commission, and Council activity including meeting agenda preparation and minute taking.  The hiring range for the position is $50,697 to $63,371 per year. 

How to Apply:
Applicants are asked to electronically submit a letter of interest, resume, and city employment application.
  Application will be accepted until the position is filled.  First review of applications will begin at noon on April 1, 2019. 

Apply using the City of Forest lake's Employment Portal Found here:

City Employment Portal

Commission Appointments  
The City of Forest Lake is currently accepting applications for the Planning Commission and 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.