How to Apply

If you are interested in any employment opportunities with the CDA, please fill out our application and email to Judy Erickson or print out and mail to our office and we will get back to you as soon as we can.

Current Openings  

Community Development Manager

The mission of the Carver County Community Development Agency is to provide affordable housing and economic development in the cities of Carver County. We are seeking a flexible, compassionate, strategic thinker to perform supervisory and professional work for CDA programs including the Carver County Community Land Trust, the Small Cities Development Program, and housing rehabilitation programs. This position is a part of our Community and Economic Development department and will also assist with programs and initiatives in that area.

Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s or associates degree and three years’ experience in housing or community development or a directly related field (or the equivalent combination of education and directly related experience).


Required: Experience in real estate and or residential and commercial rehabilitation, knowledge of homebuyer and home ownership processes and programs including mortgage loans and foreclosure, project management skills with strong attention to detail, the ability to prioritize, strong communication, customer service, and organizational skills required.

Preferred: Professional and or lived experience working with diverse communities and or households defined as low income, experience with grant/RFP writing and administration, and supervisory experience preferred.

Benefit Package: The CDA offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefit package including CDA paid employee medical insurance (with generous HSA contributions) and CDA paid employee dental coverage (dependent coverage for health and dental insurance available at a reasonable cost through payroll deduction) and free employee and family life insurance, CDA paid short and long term disability insurance, participation in a defined contribution pension plan with a generous 11% agency contribution, 20 days per year of PTO earned on an accrual basis, and 10 paid holidays. Employees have access to group vision insurance, a pre-tax and ROTH option for deferred income, and eligible federal loans may also quality for Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF).

Application Deadline: Please include a cover letter with salary requirements and a resume with your application. Position is open until filled with applications received by December 10, 2020 earning priority. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Community Development Manager Job Description-2020