How to Apply

If you are interested in any employment opportunities with the CDA, please fill out our Employment Application and email to [email protected], or print out and mail to our office at 705 N Walnut St, Chaska, MN 55318, or fax to 952-448-6506 and we will get back to you as soon as we can.

Who we are:

“The mission of the Carver County Community Development Agency (CDA) is to provide affordable housing and economic development in the cities of Carver County. “

Current Openings  

(1) Property Site Manager

Carver County CDA is seeking 1 experienced Property Site Manager to oversee some of our sites within Carver County.  This position oversees the day-to-day operations of the properties, including marketing, resident selection and retention, leasing/orientation, rent collections, accounts payable, budgeting/financial review, unit inspections and adherence to fair housing practices.

Qualified applicants will have 1 to 3 years of rental housing experience, proven managerial skills including administrative, organizational, verbal/written communication, budgeting and accounting knowledge, marketing and computer abilities, and great people skills. YARDI property management software a plus.

*Final candidates are subject to a criminal background check.

Position is full-time, Monday-Friday, non-exempt starting at $21.97-$24.54 an hour.  CDA also offers an excellent benefit package including CDA paid employee medical insurance (with generous HSA contributions) and 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 11 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).

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Caretakers

Carver County CDA is seeking (3) Caretakers to perform caretaking/janitorial duties in CDA owned apartment and rental homes in Waconia and Chaska MN. 

This position is full-time, 40 hours per week, daytime hours.  Starting pay from $16.09 per hour.  Duties include cleaning of assigned common areas and cleaning of turns or vacated units. One-year prior commercial cleaning experience/rental community highly preferred. Ability to occasionally lift and carry objects weighing up to 20 pounds required. Final candidates subject to a pre-employment physical and criminal background check.

This position is eligible for an attractive benefit package including CDA paid (free) employee medical, dental, vision and life insurance, (access to dependent coverage at reasonable cost) short- and long-term disability, participation in a pension plan with a generous 11% agency contribution, 20 days per year of PTO, 10 paid holidays and uniforms provided. Apply through Indeed or visit our website at www.carvercda.org to download an application (about, and careers) and mail to Human Resources: 705 N. Walnut Street, Chaska, MN 55318, or call (952) 448-7715 to have an application mailed to you.

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Maintenance I

Carver County CDA is seeking 1 Maintenance Technician. As a key member of the property team, this position provides maintenance, repair, and upkeep at a CDA owned and managed apartment and single-family rental homes throughout the County. Areas of responsibility include mechanical, plumbing, HVAC, electrical, carpentry, and lock repair. Maintenance Technicians are on call one week out of six, with paid over time and a stipend ($200) for the on-call week. While on call, employees must remain within 45 minutes of CDA owned properties, in Carver County.

Qualified applicants must have 1 to 3 years of experience in the above areas (rental apartment maintenance highly preferred) including basic plumbing, and electrical repair, appliance installation and repair, carpentry, HVAC, and general preventative maintenance. Special Class boilers license is preferred, or the ability to obtain one within 3 months of hire. Ability to occasionally lift and carry objects weighing up to 75 pounds required.

*A valid Minnesota’s Driver’s License with access to reliable insured transportation is required. Final candidates are subject to a pre-employment physical and a criminal background check.

This position is full time, 40 hours a week.  The CDA offers a competitive salary range of $21.97 to $24.54 per hour, depending on experience and a complete benefit package, including CDA paid (free) employee medical, dental, and life insurance, (access to dependent coverage at reasonable cost) short- and long-term disability, participation in a pension plan with a generous 11% agency contribution, 20 days per year of PTO, 10 paid holidays and uniform provided. A company vehicle is available for your use during business hours.

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