Employment Opportunities

Community Development Specialist - Housing Development Emphasis

The Headwaters Regional Development Commission, a regional planning and development organization is looking to add a committed, flexible, hard-working professional to our team.

We exist to help our communities, and our Region as a whole, be successful. This is our core mission, and core value. Everything we do is focused on creating that success. Our services and activities are a function of our skills and competencies and those needs communities have as they strive to be successful.

The primary goal of the Community development program is to help local customers develop and implement strategies designed to create the kinds of places where people want to live and work. Community development activities will have an emphasis in single family and affordable housing development. The community development specialist will also support community development activities within our region. This may include coordinating programs, conduct housing development and related activities, writing grant proposals and other activities designed to create livable communities.

Full Job Description

The chosen individual must be passionate about creating successful communities in our five county Region. The starting salary is expected to be $47,000 per year plus excellent benefits.

If you are a problem solver, self-motivated and have a passion for creating successful communities, please submit a letter of interest and resume, with a minimum of three references by August 19th, 2022. We anticipate conducting interviews the following week.

Executive Director
Headwaters Regional Development Commission
PO Box 906
Bemidji, MN 56619-0906

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Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $47,000.00 per year


  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan


  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: One location

EOE/Drug Free Workplace