Current Opening(s)

Information, Assistance and Counseling Specialist

The Area Agency on Aging Division of the Arrowhead Regional Development Commission (ARDC) is seeking a full-time, 32 hours/week, Information, Assistance and Counseling Specialist.  Provide direct support, information and assistance primarily via phone, but also one to one at Minnesota Help Site(s) to seniors, their family members and caregivers about Long-Term Care (LTC) service options and benefits.


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in nursing, social work, gerontology or related human services field.
  • A minimum of one year of related experience.
  • Valid driver’s license.

This position is located in Duluth, MN.  Salary range: $13.28-$23.56/hour

For a complete description, click here.

Deadline to apply: 6/12/2019

Urban Transportation Planning Internship

The Duluth-Superior Metropolitan Interstate Council (DSMIC), a Division of Arrowhead Regional Development Commission, is seeking a part-time, 10-20 hours/week, Urban Transportation Planning Intern for Fall 2019. As an intern, you will assist staff on a variety of urban transportation projects. Working with these projects allows current students to apply classroom lessons to “real world” situations.

Qualified internship candidates must:

  • Be enrolled at a college or university registered for intern credits–preferably in a Planning, Geography, or related program (Note: If a specific registration period is closed or not yet open, candidates must sign a letter of intent to register for internship credits at the next available registration period.)
  • Have a valid driver’s license
  • Have ability to conduct field work outdoors, sometimes in less than ideal weather
  • Be able to lift up to 30 pounds
  • Be competent with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point)

Salary: $10.00/hour.
This position is located in Duluth, MN.
Deadline to apply: May 24, 2019.

For a complete description, click here.

Application Instructions

To be considered for a position, interested candidates must submit a resume AND download and complete the following forms:

  • Application for Employment (LINK)
  • Certification and Authorization Statement (LINK)
  • Data Practices Advisory (LINK)
  • Applicant Data Record (voluntary) (LINK)

Completed application materials may be submitted:

  • By email to
  • By mail to ARDC, Human Resource Manager, 221 W. First Street, Duluth, MN 55802

Applications must be received by the position closing date. If selected for an interview, we will contact you. Applicants should update the ARDC with any changes to their contact information. Any questions may be directed to Krista Mattila at 218-529-7543 or

Equal Opportunity Statement:The Arrowhead Regional Development Commission provides equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, place of residence, status with regard to public assistance, special disabled veterans, Vietnam-era veterans, other eligible veterans, and any other protected category as defined by statute. Read ARDC’s Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Statement.

Reception of Applications: ARDC only accepts applications in response to a job posting. A completed application packet with original signatures is required when applying with ARDC, and resumes in lieu of the completed application packet are not accepted. All sections of the application must be completed for consideration. Resumes may be attached to the completed application. Applications will remain on file for one year.