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JOBS CURRENTLY AVAILABLE:

Note: List is in order of application deadlines, beginning with the soonest application deadline.

 

County Cass
Job Title Engineering Technician/ROW Agent
Full/Part Time Full Time
Salary Range $44,984-$51,120
Job Description Assist in Right of Way acquisition. Activities include but are not limited to; Examine public records to define property ownership; Research, write and evaluate legal property descriptions and appraisals; document research, deed preparation, and interaction with private landowners for right of way acquisition.
Assist in project preparation and design activities on in-house road, bridge, and drainage project designs. Activities include but are not limited to: collect survey data from topography such as location of physical objects, direct elevations, cross sections, etc.; staking of grades and control, and verifying staking and layout with construction plans; manual and computer aided drafting of construction plans; estimating project quantities and costs; Construction inspection, quality assurance, and project safety as related to compliance with contract administrative requirements. Activities include but are not limited to: Receiving and verifying material quantities as construction materials are delivered and installed on the construction site; assures work and materials comply with specifications and applicable standards; sampling and material testing for bituminous and concrete; field measurements and documentation of quantities as required by the contract; office administrative activities including check of quantities and documentation, reports for progress and payment, and check of payrolls, etc. Work independently and with staff to coordinate general office activities and the day to day operation of the department. Activities include but are not limited to: Manual and digital preparation of County highway maps; preparation and updating of infrastructure databases; work with geographic information systems (GIS); highway and bridge inspection; assist in preparation of technical reports and bid documents; research and respond to routine inquiries from the general public; assist County planner with checking plat information; help review and manage all access and utility permits.
How To Apply https://www.casscountynd.gov/our-county/human-resources/job-openings
Application Deadline 06/30/2020
Link to County or Job Service Listing https://www.casscountynd.gov/our-county/human-resources/job-openings

 

County Burleigh
Job Title Detention Officer
Full/Part Time Full Time
Salary Range $20.94 - $23.34 per hour
Job Description Job Summary: Under supervision of the Burleigh County Sheriff, is responsible for inmates within the Detention Center, the protection of life and property, and to perform routine tasks in accordance with North Dakota law, rules and regulations established by the Attorney General of North Dakota and Burleigh Morton County Detention Center policies.

MinimumQualifications:
• Requires a high school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED).
• Requires applicant to have a valid driver’s license.
• Must be willing to work shift work consisting of days, nights, holidays, and weekends.
• Must successfully complete standard background and a criminal record check along with physical and psychological exams. Costs associated with these exams will be paid for by the county.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Responsible for the protection, life and property of inmates within the Detention Center.
• Process and release inmates, determine the appropriate classification of inmates; assess and respond to the needs of special populations. Conduct visual and audio surveillance of Detention Center.
• Gather information in criminal and administrative investigations by interviewing and obtaining statements of victims, witnesses and/or suspects. Prepare investigative reports and determine probable cause to recommend disciplinary action.
• Perform searches of people; this may include inspecting unclothed inmates, which may include exposure to bodily fluids and wastes. Perform searches of inmate correspondence items, and objects capable of concealment. Detect and collect evidence.
• Pursue fleeing inmates, perform rescue operations, and effectively restrain an inmate with restraints, forcibly if necessary.
• Transport and escort prisoners, detainees and committed mental patients, using appropriate restraints.
• Perform other duties as assigned which may include but not limited to, preparing and serving food, inspection of doors and windows to ensure security, and working rotating shifts.
How To Apply Apply online at: https://www.burleighco.com/jobs/
Application Deadline 05/10/2020
Link to County or Job Service Listing

 

County Cass
Job Title FM Diversion Director of Engineering
Full/Part Time Full Time
Salary Range DOE
Job Description SUMMARY OF POSITION:
The Fargo-Moorhead Metro Flood Diversion Authority (DA) is a local governmental entity authorized to develop the Fargo-Moorhead Area Diversion Project (the Diversion Project). Created in 2016 through the Joint Powers Agreement between the City of Moorhead (MN), the City of Fargo (ND), Clay County (MN), Cass County (ND), and the Cass County Joint Water Resource District (collectively, the Member Entities), the DA is managed by a Board of Directors (the Board) and an Executive Director (ED). Additional information on the DA and the Diversion Project can be found here: www.FMDiversion.gov. The DA is seeking to expand its staff to include a Director of Engineering. This individual will oversee and manage the development of projects which comprise the Diversion Project. Interested candidate should have a strong engineering background and an interest in project management.

The selected Director of Engineering (DE) will have overall responsibility for the management of all technical aspects required for the successful completion of the Diversion Project, including such tasks as life cycle analysis, design oversight, construction oversight, cost estimating, risk analysis, management of engineering contracts with consultants, progress reporting, and project prioritization. Member Entity staff and engineering consultants serve as technical advisors to the DA, which will require the DE to regularly coordinate with these entities on project development.

The selected DE will enter into an employment agreement with the DA and will work for and report only to the ED. The DE will receive benefit and retirement packages through Cass County pursuant to an agreement between Cass County and the Diversion Authority. The DA is an equal opportunity employer.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
As noted above, the DE will be responsible for all engineering activities of the DA. Examples of DE responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Manage and oversee the development of, through both traditional and alternative delivery contracts, all components of the Diversion Project which are funded by the DA
• Serve as the primary technical resource to the Board, the ED, the USACE, and the Program Management Consultant for all components of the Diversion Project which are funded by the DA
• Coordinate day-to-day technical/engineering-related activities of Member Entities staff, consultants contracted to the DA including the consultant responsible for property acquisition and land management, and contractors working on the development of the Diversion Project
• Establish annual budget, program budget, and, excluding projects that are not being developed nor funded by the DA, individual project budgets through coordination with the DA Director of Finance
• Serve as a point of contact to City, County, State, and Federal officials, area elected officials and others interested in or regulating the technical operations of the DA
• Manage the development of cost estimates for the program and individual projects which are funded by the DA, including cost estimates for operations and maintenance of the diversion channel and associated infrastructure anticipated to be delivered through a public-private partnership, and work with the ED, the DA Director of Finance, the USACE, the Program Management Consultant, Member Entities staff, consultants, and contractors to ensure cost estimates are accurate and remain current
• Implement effective cost estimating, cost estimate updating, and technical review procedures and controls, and regularly evaluate and improve such procedures and controls, as necessary to maximize the efficiency of the engineering functions
• Attend meetings with Member Entities’ staff, the USACE, the Program Management Consultant, consultants, and stakeholders on matters related to the development of the Diversion Project
• Assist with external audits of the DA by independent third parties and other agencies
• Perform other duties as requested

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:
This position requires an individual who is results oriented and can stay focused on the program goals. Key attributes include the ability to identify potential obstacles and successfully address them through timely decision-making, effective planning, and cooperative teamwork. Personal accountability and self-management skills with the ability to self-prioritize activities, including the ability to make difficult decisions, as necessary to meet job responsibilities are critical for the success of this leadership position. This position is made for a proven self-starter who is resilient in the face of controversial projects while building and sustaining trusting relationships with the DA, their consultants, and project stakeholders

Minimum qualifications for individuals interested in applying for the DE position shall include:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Master’s preferred)
• 5+ years of engineering management experience
• Experience with public-private partnership contract preferred
• Strong knowledge and understanding of infrastructure project development, including review and oversight, is required
• Excellent communication skills for effective public presentations and communications with elected officials
• Must be a licensed Professional Engineer in North Dakota or able to obtain North Dakota licensure through reciprocity

POSITION DESCRIPTION
The purpose of this position description is to serve as a general summary and overview of the major responsibilities and duties of the DE position. It is not intended to represent the entirety of the position not is it intended to be all-inclusive. The selected DE may be requested to perform other work duties not specifically listed herein.

APPLICATION PROCESS
Interested candidates should provide the following materials to Cindy Stoick @stoickc@casscountynd.gov by email before 5:00pm (Fargo time) on the Closing Date noted above:

• Signed Cover Letter (1 page maximum)
• Current Resume (to include salary history; 3 page maximum)
• Signed Position Description Document (3 pages)
• Three (3) Professional References – contact information only (1 page maximum)
How To Apply Email Cindy Stoick @ stoickc@casscountynd.gov
Application Deadline 05/01/2020
Link to County or Job Service Listing www.casscountynd.gov

 

County Burleigh
Job Title Assistant State's Attorney II - with Under Fill
Full/Part Time Full Time
Salary Range $67,787 - $84,510
Job Description Job Summary: Under supervision of the State’s Attorney, is responsible for duties associated with various legal functions of the agency such as conducting lawsuits, gathering evidence, enforcing laws, and maintaining narrative files.

ASSISTANT STATE'S ATTORNEY II
Minimum Qualifications:
• Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school and licensed to practice law in the State of North Dakota.
• Must have two or more years of experience as an attorney practicing criminal law.
• Requires a valid driver’s license; applicant will be subject to a standard post offer background and criminal records check.
• Must efficiently operate a computer with knowledge of word processing, Westlaw, and/or similar legal research software.
• Must communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing.

If no candidates meet the above requirements the position may be underfilled with an Assistant State’s Attorney I

ASSISTANT STATE'S ATTORNEY I - Under Fill
• Minimum qualifications for Assistant State’s Attorney I require the same as listed above except: No years of experience is necessary.
• Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school and licensed to practice in the state of North Dakota.
OR
• Those sitting for the July 2020 BAR Exam.
How To Apply Apply online at: https://www.burleighco.com/jobs/
Application Deadline 04/30/2020
Link to County or Job Service Listing

 

County Williams
Job Title Weed Control Field Aide (Seasonal Position)
Full/Part Time Part Time
Salary Range $18/hour
Job Description Under general supervision, performs chemical spraying to control and eradicate designated noxious weeds from public and private land.

The position is scheduled to work Monday through Friday (depending on weather conditions) and weekends when needed. Work is available approximately from May to October (depending on weather conditions).

Applicants must have a valid driver's license. Offers of employment will be contingent on successful completion of a driving record review, reference review and pre-employment drug and alcohol screening.




EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents in this position. Incumbents may not be required to perform all duties in this description, and incumbents may be required to perform position-specific tasks other than those listed in this job description.
•Applies chemicals to control and eradicate noxious weeds; performs bio-control tasks as required.
•Operates hand and power tools, and motorized equipment for the application of weed control sprays (i.e.: JD Gator side by side); maintains and repairs tools and equipment as needed.
•Operates GPS equipment for the purposes of mapping weed-infested and/or treated areas
•Operates various motorized vehicles to travel to weed-infested areas; surveys roadway areas for weeds.
•Operates chemical spray equipment, including selecting and mixing the appropriate chemicals, calibrating the spray system, calculating rates and coverage.
•Completes required daily logs, records and maps; maintains supplies inventory.
•Maintains confidentiality of non-public records and makes available all data and information deemed a public record by the North Dakota Century Code.


TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS:

•High School diploma or GED equivalent; OR one (1) year of farm-related work experience; OR 1 year of weed control experience.
•Must possess a valid North Dakota Driver's License or equivalent;
•Specific technical training and certifications required for some incumbents. Employee will be provided with guidance on how to obtain such certifications (i.e.: certification in ground core, R.O.W, tag past control application)

Preferred Knowledge and Skills:
•Knowledge of restricted use and application of chemical pesticides, and safety and clean up procedures.
•Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions.
•Knowledge of SDS DataSheet

•Skill in the safe and effective application of various toxic chemical sprays.
•Skill in safe and efficient operation and maintenance of vehicles and equipment according to standard operating and safety procedures.

Special Working Conditions:
•Work is performed in an outdoor environment; occasional late afternoon and weekend shift is required; exposed to pressurized chemical vapors; may be required to lift up to 50 pounds.
Compensation:
Compensation for this position depends on experience, qualifications, licenses and training. Salary starts at $18/hour
How To Apply Apply online at www.williamsnd.com
Application Deadline 04/30/2020
Link to County or Job Service Listing

 

County Williams
Job Title Vector Control Field Aide (Seasonal Position)
Full/Part Time Part Time
Salary Range $18.00/hour
Job Description Summary:

Under general supervision, implements integrated vector management for the control of mosquitoes within the county and surrounding areas. Duties include working outdoors, shop, and in the lab. The season runs from May through mid-September.

Employment is contingent on successful completion of a background check, driving record review, and pre-employment drug and alcohol screening.


EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:


The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents in this position. Incumbents may not be required to perform all duties in this description, and incumbents may be required to perform position-specific tasks other than those listed in this job description.
•Conducts surveillance within the District of known and new habitats for presence of mosquito larvae. Reports findings on software and in writing.
•Collects and maintains traps at fixed and variable locations. Returns catches to the lab for identification, sorting, counting, and testing. Records daily mosquito counts.
•Assists the Field Supervisor in the application of larvicides, adulticides, and barrier sprays where and when needed. Records all pesticide applications on software.
•Duties are carried out on foot, ATV, boat, and truck. A 40 lb backpack sprayer will be used in some areas inaccessible by vehicle or too small for aerial application.
•Besides the backpacks, truck mounted and handheld sprayers will be used in the field and parks for barrier and larvicide applications.
•Operates the District's data management software, lab, and application equipment as well as maintains a log of field observations.
•Works with the general public as well as various government agencies including the Army Corps of Engineers, ND Game and Fish, and the US Air Force Reserve in treating public lands.
•Completes required daily logs, records and maps; maintains supplies inventory.
•Maintains confidentiality of non-public records and makes available all data and information deemed a public record by the North Dakota Century Code


TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS:

•Must possess a valid North Dakota Driver's License or equivalent
•Ability to pass a background check and pre-employment drug and alcohol screening.
•Ability to pass a North Dakota Public Health Pesticide Applicator's exam.


SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:


Preferred Knowledge and Skills:
•A background or strong interest in science, especially invertebrate biology/ecology (entomology)
•Knowledge of occupational hazards associated with operating vehicles and motorized application equipment
•Knowledge of Safety Data Sheets (SDS) and product labels
•Skill in dealing with the public as far as communicating what, why, and how we work while maintaining good stewardship of the environment



Special Working Conditions:
•Many duties are performed outside and physical ability to carry 40 lbs and traverse uneven terrain is a necessity.



Compensation:
Compensation for this position depends on experience, qualifications, licenses and training. Salary starts at $18/hour
How To Apply Apply online at www.williamsnd.com
Application Deadline 04/30/2020
Link to County or Job Service Listing

 

County Barnes
Job Title Chemical Applicator Summer/Seasonal
Full/Part Time Part Time
Salary Range $15.00 per hour with time and a half over 40 hours
Job Description The Barnes County Weed Board will be hiring a part-time worker for the summer with work beginning approximately May 15 thru August 15. The job will include operating sprayers in trucks and UTV’s, scouting and weed identification, record keeping and working with the public. Experience is preferred but we will train. A background in agriculture, weed science and computers is also preferred.
Depending on weather the hours could vary, but hours normally run from 7 am to 6 pm, Monday thru Friday, but schedules must be flexible. All sprayers will be certified in North Dakota as commercial applicators in the categories of ground core, ag pest control and right of way. The Barnes County Weed Board will pay for all study material, study time and testing.
Wages start at $15.00 per hour with time and a half over 40 hours.
How To Apply Please contact or send resume and job service application to the Barnes County Weed Board, 1525 12th St. NW, Valley City, ND 58072. You can also contact the Barnes County Weed Officer, Jamen Windish at 701-845-0240
Applications will be accepted until filled
Application Deadline 04/29/2020
Link to County or Job Service Listing

 

County Walsh
Job Title Chief Correctional Officer
Full/Part Time Full Time
Salary Range $45,000 - $63,000
Job Description Chief Correctional Officer (CCO) is to oversee the supervision, security, control and conduct of inmates at the correctional detention center, and to ensure the Walsh County Correctional Facility is operating in a peaceful manner. CCO serves as the immediate supervisor to all Correctional Officers. The successful applicant must demonstrate proven leadership skills in a correctional facility with a minimum of one year in corrections, possessing a working knowledge and understanding of all the job functions of both day and night shifts. Supervision experience preferred.
How To Apply Please view full job description and application online at www.co.walsh.nd.us/hr under current opportunities. Application must be returned to Walsh County Sheriff's office.
Application Deadline 04/20/2020
Link to County or Job Service Listing https://www.co.walsh.nd.us/index.asp?Type=B_BASIC&SEC={4A13EBD7-FFEF-4D00-9028-7F56F47451E8}

 

County Williams
Job Title Assistant State's Attorney
Full/Part Time Full Time
Salary Range $79,000-$88,000 depending on experience and training
Job Description Assistant State’s Attorney

Summary:
Under limited supervision, provides assistance to the State's Attorney; prosecutes criminal offenses and represents Williams County regarding civil issues.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities performed by employees in this position. Employees may not be required to perform all duties in this description, and may be required to perform position-specific tasks other than those listed in this job description.

• Prosecutes criminal offenses including bench and jury trials; makes all related required appearances
• Drafts briefs and submits motions regarding criminal cases
• Prepares criminal charges including reviewing related reports
• Consults with law enforcement personnel regarding investigations and legal procedures
• Presents criminal and non-criminal juvenile petitions to the Court for adjudication and disposition
• Provides general assistance to State's Attorney including drafting briefs and motions as requested
• Presents mental health involuntary commitment petitions to the Court for consideration and disposition
• Oversees child support enforcement
• May fulfill duties of State's Attorney in his/her absence as required
• Maintains confidentiality of non-public records and makes available all data and information deemed a public record by the North Dakota Century Code

TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS:
Education, Experience and License/Certifications:

• Juris Doctorate Degree
• Preferable: two (2) years law experience
• Must be a member in good standing with the North Dakota State Bar Association OR able to obtain licensing shortly after hire date
• Must possess a valid North Dakota Driver's License or equivalent.

Special Working Conditions:

• Must be available to provide on-call legal assistance outside of normal work hours.

Required Knowledge and Skills:

• Knowledge of judicial principles and practices.
• Knowledge of North Dakota and Federal case law.
• Knowledge of criminal and civil law processes and procedures.
• Knowledge of methods used for prosecuting criminal offenses.
• Knowledge of processes for drafting legal briefs, motions, and ordinances.
• Knowledge of procedures for presenting mental health and juvenile petitions.

• Skill in successfully prosecuting criminal offenses.
• Skill in drafting legal documentation including briefs, motions, and ordinances.
• Skill in consulting with law enforcement personnel regarding investigations and legal procedures.
• Skill in presenting mental health and juvenile petitions to the Court.
• Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with County departments and personnel, County officials, law enforcement personnel, outside agencies, community groups, and members of the public.

Compensation: Compensation for this position is $79,000-$88,000 depending on experience and training. Williams County provides generous benefits to full-time regular employees: paid sick and vacation leave, a fully paid health/dental/vision benefit plan for employees and dependents, term life insurance of $25,000, 100% contribution toward retirement benefits through the ND Public Employees Retirement System, and 11 paid holidays each year.

All offers of employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment drug screening, background check and reference review.
How To Apply Apply online at www.williamsnd.com
Application Deadline 04/17/2020
Link to County or Job Service Listing

 

County Williams
Job Title Corrections Officer
Full/Part Time Full Time
Salary Range $22.83/hour
Job Description Summary:
Maintains safety and security of inmates and staff at the Williams County Correctional Center; provides custody and control of inmates; supervises inmates in accordance with applicable policies, procedures and regulations.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents in this position. Incumbents may not be required to perform all duties in this description, and incumbents may be required to perform position-specific tasks other than those listed in this job description.
• Maintains the safety and security of the staff, inmates and corrections facilities; monitors behavior of inmates, and promotes acceptable attitude and conduct.
• Maintains custody and control of inmates according to policies, procedures and regulations.
• Supervises inmate activities and maintains discipline; may physically restrain uncooperative or disruptive inmates and take steps to avert fights, assaults, riots and escapes.
• Performs constant inspections of all correctional facility areas; assures all areas are safe, secure, sanitary and free of contraband; conducts random cell searches for contraband.
• Watches inmates for rule violations and behavioral changes; maintains appropriate use-of-force continuum as needed for self-defense, defense of another, and to prevent escape.
• Accounts for inmates under direct vision and supervision at all times; monitors corrections facility and courtroom closed circuit video displays; supervises inmates in courtroom.
• Provides care for inmates; administers and dispenses medications; schedules medical, personal and other appointments; transports and arranges transport for appointments and visits outside of the facility.
• Conducts booking and release of inmates; searches, examines and tests inmates according to policies; collects and inventories property; completes booking forms, index cards and other records.
• Interviews and classifies new inmates; assesses criminal history and capabilities, and assigns cells; re-classifies and re-arranges housing as required by inmate behavior.
• Maintains inmate property, financial and corrections records.
• Updates and maintains a variety of files, records, event logs, charts and other documents; distributes appropriate records and prepares reports as required.
• Answers phones and relays messages.
• Assists other Sheriff's Office staff, County departments, and Federal, state and local law enforcement agencies as needed.
• Maintains the integrity, professionalism and ethical standards of the Sheriff's Office by assuring that all rules and regulations are followed.
• Maintains confidentiality of non-public records and makes available all data and information deemed a public record by the North Dakota Century Code.

TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS:
• High School diploma or GED equivalent; AND one (1) year of satisfactory work experience (on any field)
• Must pass a thorough background investigation and Drug and alcohol screening
• Within one year of hire, must complete the Corrections Officer basic course (Course is provided on an offsite facility and requires travel)
• Must possess a valid North Dakota Driver's License or equivalent

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:
• Work is performed in a correctional facility environment on 12 hours shifts, on monthly
rotations of days and overnights.
• Work occasionally involves personal danger, and potential exposure to hazardous situations;
requires physical ability to subdue hostile individuals; and must be able to work on a rotating
schedule that includes overnights, weekends and holidays.

Compensation: A start pay of $22.83 (rate of pay depends on licenses obtained, experience and
training). Williams County Offers a Generous Benefit Package, including Paid sick and vacation 11
paid holidays per years, fully paid health , dental and vision insurance for single, single + dependent,
or family contracts, term life insurance, long term disability insurance, fully funded retirement
benefits through the North Dakota Public employees retirement system.
How To Apply Apply online at www.williamsnd.com
Application Deadline 04/17/2020
Link to County or Job Service Listing

 

County Burleigh
Job Title Accountant
Full/Part Time Full Time
Salary Range $55,099.20 - $61,360.00
Job Description Job Summary: Under the supervision of the Deputy Auditor\Treasurer Performs professional level accounting duties, financial analysis and reporting activities in support of the county’s integrated financial system in accordance with federal and state guidelines, rules, policies and procedures. Assists in compiling and preparing complex fund statements and financial statements in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Assists in the implementation and maintenance of new financial applications as well as training and assisting users in order to obtain a variety of financial information.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and minimum of 2 years of experience in computer based accounting functions with an emphasis in fund accounting and financial software applications.
• Knowledge of fund and cost accounting practices and procedures.
• Knowledge of automated financial systems and software applications.
• Knowledge of the application of accounting principles to the financial statements with the ability to analyze financial information and other related documents.
• Knowledge of the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Governmental Accounting Standards Board Statements and Interpretations (GASB).
How To Apply Apply online at: https://www.burleighco.com/jobs/
Application Deadline 04/15/2020
Link to County or Job Service Listing

 

County Ward
Job Title Patrol Deputy
Full/Part Time Full Time
Salary Range
Job Description THE WARD COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT IS CURRENTLY TAKING APPLICATIONS FOR THE POSITION OF DEPUTY SHERIFF, WITH AN ASSIGNMENT TO AN UNDETERMINED DIVISION (PATROL, CIVIL, OR TRANSPORTS). APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED, OR POSTMARKED, ON OR BEFORE APRIL 15, 2020. THE EXPECTED START DATE WILL BE AS EARLY AS MID MAY 2020. PAY WILL START AT APPROXIMATELY $49,250 YEARLY. BENEFITS INCLUDE: HEALTH INSURANCE PLANS FOR BOTH SINGLE AND FAMILY WHICH ARE PAID 100% BY THE COUNTY, DENTAL AND VISION PLANS WITH EMPLOYEE CONTRIBUTION, ALL UNIFORMS AND DUTY GEAR TO INCLUDE DUTY WEAPON FURNISHED BY THE DEPARTMENT, ND PERS RETIREMENT, VACATION, SICK TIME AND MANY OPPORTUNITIES FOR OVERTIME. APPLICANTS WILL BE REQUIRED TO PASS A WRITTEN AND PHYSICAL AGILITY TEST. THE ANTICIPATED DATE FOR BOTH TESTS IS APRIL 22, 2020. AFTER THE APPLICATION DEADLINE, QUALIFIED APPLICANTS WILL BE NOTIFIED BY EMAIL OF THE EXACT TIME AND LOCATION FOR THE TESTING. THE PHYSICAL AGILITY TEST WILL CONSIST OF THE CURRENT ND POST CERTIFIED OBSTACLE COURSE. APPLICATIONS CAN BE OBTAINED IN PERSON OR ON THE WARD COUNTY WEB SITE. APPLICATIONS CAN BE MAILED TO THE WARD COUNTY HR DEPARTMENT, PO BOX 5005 MINOT, ND 58701 OR EMAILED TO HUMAN.RESOURCES@WARDND.COM. FOR ANY QUESTIONS, CONTACT CAPTAIN JASON KRAFT AT 701-857-6500 OR JASON.KRAFT@WARDND.COM.

You can find the Ward County Application here:
https://www.co.ward.nd.us/DocumentCenter/View/378/Ward-County-Employment-Application-Form

OR you can find our online application on our website! www.wardnd.com


General Job Description:

The Ward County Patrol Deputy serves and protects the public and enforces the laws of the State of North Dakota by routinely patrolling the roads and highways of Ward County, checking the security of property, responding to calls for assistance, investigating crimes and accidents, and keeping records of his/her activities. The primary duty of this position is to transport prisoners and mental health cases to and from State institutions and other law enforcement holding facilities.

Other Duties May Include:
- Operate assigned vehicles in patrolling the roads and highway of the County, enforcing traffic laws, checking on the security of property, responding to calls for assistance and rendering aid
- Investigate accidents and crimes by securing crime scenes, interviewing witnesses and victims, gathering data, taking measurements, and searching for and securing physical evidence
- Completes logs and reports and other records of activities, investigations, and incidents he/she is involved with
- Locate individuals and serves civil papers and criminal warrants as assigned
- Takes prisoners to court appearances, in the courthouse or via video, while maintaining the safety and security of the public and prisoners.
- Participate in training programs and exercises to maintain proficiency in performing assigned functions
- Locate and arrest persons for whom criminal warrants have been issued
- Assist other law enforcement agencies as requested or directed
Make court appearances to testify in traffic and criminal cases
- Take reports of a runaway juvenile, attempt to locate the juvenile, and remain with him/her until released to their family or other appropriate person or agency
- Attend meetings and briefings and provide public relations activities as directed
- Keep vehicle servicing and maintenance records for assigned vehicle and make arrangements for servicing and maintenance when needed.

Position Qualifications Include:
- High School degree and at least one year of full-time work experience in law enforcement, security, or a public contact position or any equivalent combination of education and experience.
- A two year college degree, one year experience working in the field of law enforcement, and license as a law enforcement officer in North Dakota are preferred.
- Current North Dakota Driver’s License and insurable driving record.
- Knowledge of the English language, both written and spoken; a general knowledge of the law and the functions of law enforcement; and a good understanding of human behavior, particularly in stressful situations.
- Skill in writing, reading, speaking and listening to the English language and effectively communicating with others both orally and in writing and particularly under pressure and in emergencies.
- Skill in effectively reasoning and dealing with others particularly in tense and potentially dangerous situations.
- Ability to understand and follow policies and procedures and exercise judgment in applying policies and procedures.
- Ability to interpret the law, particularly under stress and in emergency situations.
- Ability to physically restrain another person if necessary.
- Ability to learn and effectively use the County’s computer software, organize assigned work and perform work productively, learn and effectively use new methods, procedures, and technologies in carrying out the functions of the position.
- Ability to work effectively and cordially with other employees, inmates, employees of other agencies and the public, including those from other cultures and of other races.

Licensure Requirements:
A Deputy is required to be licensed by the State of North Dakota as a law enforcement officer within one year of employment in the position. The position also requires a valid driver’s license. The failure to obtain or maintain current licensure in either or both of these areas may result in suspension or termination of employment.

Physical and Mental Demands:
- May spend a large amount of time operating a motor vehicle depending on the assignment.
- Must be able to work in a mid-sized vehicle, in a cramped space for an extended amount of time, to include the entirety of a scheduled shift or more.
- Occasionally faces stressful situations which involve the risk of personal safety or the safety of others.
- May be required to wear protective equipment, and must be ready to use a firearm or physical force in the line of duty.
- May be required to run distances in pursuit of suspects; jump over or across obstacles, climb obstacles such as fences or walls, bend, stoop, kneel, reach, crawl, or stretch in performance of the job.
- Must be able to lift and/or move objects and people weighing up to or in excess of 200 pounds; physically control people; sit in a patrol car or elsewhere or stand for long periods of time; and push vehicles for short distances.
- Excellent overall health, eyesight, and hearing are necessary.
- All candidates must complete a physical agility test as well as a written test.
How To Apply Please submit a Cover Letter, Resume, and Ward County Application to Human.Resources@co.ward.nd.us

You can apply online on our website as well!
Application Deadline 04/15/2020
Link to County or Job Service Listing https://www.co.ward.nd.us/jobs.aspx

 

County Burleigh
Job Title Administrative Assistant I - Weed Board
Full/Part Time Part Time
Salary Range $15.43 - $17.18 per hour
Job Description Job Summary:
Serves as a clerical/technical assistant to the Weed Officer. Assist the public, collect and tabulate data, prepare original correspondence and reports, and maintain files. Keep Weed Board Meeting minutes.


Minimum Qualifications:
1. Two years experience in performing similar office activities and a GED or High School Diploma (must be 18 years or older).
2. Must be proficient with computer software programs such as word processing and MS Office, and must possess excellent typing skills.
3. Current North Dakota driver’s license with a clear driving record.
4. Requires a high degree of written and/or verbal communication skills dealing with employees, clients, or the general public.
5. Must have knowledge of business English, spelling, punctuation, arithmetic, modern office practices, procedures and equipment.
6. Ability to handle multiple duties and priorities under limited supervision.
7. Applicant may be subject to a post offer civil and criminal background check. The county will pay costs associated with the exams.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Take minutes for each weed board meeting Present a finical report at every weed board meeting. Present typed minutes at each meeting. Type previous month’s meeting minutes and new agenda / send out to all Weed Board Members one week prior to meeting.
• Record all chemical sold (to whom and where it will be applied) and all Beetles handed out (to whom, how many, and where will be released)
• Assist land owners in filling out Cost Share Forms if needed and properly collect and file Cost Share forms.
• Maintain Spray logs. Ensure they are filed in correct area and stored for 7 years. Enter all spray data into Spray Data Spreadsheet.
• Code and keep copies of bills, send out chemical invoices for cost shares; and keep electronic record of all receipts to present to Weed Board for approval at monthly meetings.
• Arrange all media announcements including advertising and Weed Board meeting agendas and schedules.
• Perform, general clerical, and some bookkeeping duties including, filing, word processing, assisting the public and maintaining accurate records.
• Compiles and maintains documents to substantiate transactions, balance and reconcile accounts.
• Responsible for interpreting information and preparing reports from records, and properly disposing of records at appropriate times.
• Serves as Clerk of the Weed Board, keeping accurate records following ND open meeting laws.
• Perform other duties, as required and assigned.
How To Apply Apply online at: https://www.burleighco.com/jobs/
Application Deadline 04/15/2020
Link to County or Job Service Listing

 

County Ward
Job Title Seasonal Highway - Park Maintenance
Full/Part Time Full Time
Salary Range $16.50 - $20.00
Job Description GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION:

Seasonal/Temporary highway workers perform work related to highway maintenance and/or construction including the use of tools and the operation and maintenance of Highway Department vehicles and equipment and other work as directed.

Seasonal/Temporary park workers perform work related to park maintenance and/or construction including the use of tools and the operation and maintenance of county vehicles and equipment and other work as directed.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Assists Highway Department crews in patching, sealing and striping pavement, replacing culverts, mowing right-of-ways, cutting bushes, maintains work records and other related maintenance work.
• Perform Highway Department and/or County Parks buildings and grounds maintenance.
• Maintains and services Highway Department vehicles and equipment based upon manufacturer’s instructions.
• Assists the parks maintenance foreman in mowing, cutting trees and brush, spraying, and other related park maintenance work.
• Keep maintenance logs
• Follows safety rules.
• Drives to and from work locations.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED/EXERCISED:

- This position is supervised by the Road Superintendent or Parks Maintenance Foreman and does not supervise others.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS (KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES):

• High School Diploma or GED.
• A valid driver’s license and an insurable driving record, required. Class A or B license, preferred but not required.
• Ability to follow directions.
• Ability to work independently.
• Ability to learn quickly the job functions.
• Ability to accomplish objectives without close supervision.
• Ability to meet and work cordially and effectively with people under a variety of circumstances.
• Ability to use good judgment in working with the public and being alert to safety of highway users and other employees
• Must possess a wide range of skills and experience, mechanical background; an understanding of safety rules and regulations, and an understanding of tractor and equipment engines and machinery.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS:

• Working irregular schedules may be required.
• Must be able to lift and carry up to 75 pounds.
• Must be able to record information on log sheets.
• Must have vision capable of seeing medium and long distances and good peripheral vision.
• May be required to sit, bend, stretch, reach, stoop, knell, climb ladders off and on of vehicles and equipment, and move about for extended periods.
• Must be able to use hands, arms, legs and feet.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
- Regularly travels to work sites and works outdoors.
- Regularly works in varying temperatures and other weather-related situations.
- May be exposed to fumes and contact with petroleum products, paint, hot tar, chemicals and motor exhaust as well as dust, grass, pollen and insects.
- Employee is required to wear protective clothing and equipment such as ear plugs, protective boots, a hard hat and safety goggles for functions that require it.

OTHER ASSIGNMENTS

County department heads and supervisors reserve the right to amend the functions assigned this position, either temporarily or permanently, at any time as they determine the best interests of their departments. Further, employees may be assigned other or additional functions to fill-in during the absence of other employees or vacancies in other positions.
How To Apply Submit: Cover Letter, Resume, and Application

Applicants can email all materials to Human.Resources@wardnd.com
Or Complete the online application!
Application Deadline 04/14/2020
Link to County or Job Service Listing https://www.co.ward.nd.us/jobs.aspx

 

County Ward
Job Title Seasonal Highway - Mower Maintenance
Full/Part Time Full Time
Salary Range $16.50 - $20.00
Job Description GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION:

Seasonal/Temporary Highway Mower/Maintenance workers perform work related to highway mowing maintenance or construction including the use of tools and the operation and maintenance of Highway Department vehicles and equipment and other work as directed.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Assists Highway Department crews in mowing right-of-ways, cutting bushes, maintains work records and other related maintenance work.

• Maintains and services Highway Department vehicles and equipment based upon manufacturer’s instructions.

• Keep maintenance logs.

• Perform Highway Department and/or County Parks buildings and grounds maintenance.

• Follow safety rules.

• Drives to and from locations.



SUPERVISION RECEIVED/EXERCISED:

This position is supervised by the Road Superintendent and does not supervise others.


POSITION QUALIFICATIONS (KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES):

• A valid ND driver’s license and an insurable driving record, required. Class A or B license, preferred but not required

• Ability to follow directions

• Ability to work independently

• Ability to learn quickly the job functions

• Ability to accomplish objectives without close supervision

• Ability to meet and work cordially and effectively with people under a variety of circumstances

• Ability to use good judgment in working with the public and being alert to safety of highway users and other employees

- High School Diploma, preferred

- Possesses wide range of skills and experience, mechanical background, an understanding of safety rules and regulations, and an understanding of tractor and equipment engines and machinery

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS:

• Working irregular or long schedules, as job requires

• Must be able and carry up to 40 pounds

• Must be able to record information on log sheets

• Must have vision capable of seeing medium and long distances and good peripheral vision

• May be required to sit, bend, stretch, reach, stoop, kneel, climb ladders off and on of vehicles and equipment, and move about for extended periods

• Must be able to use hands, arms, legs and feet


WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Regularly travels to survey sites and works outdoors

Regularly works in varying temperature and other weather-related situations

May be exposed to fumes and contact with petroleum products, paint, hot tar, chemicals and motor exhaust as well as dust, grass, pollen and insects

Employee is required to wear protective clothing and equipment such as ear plugs, protective boots, a hard hat and safety goggles for functions that require it


OTHER ASSIGNMENTS:

County department heads and supervisors reserve the right to amend the functions assigned this position, either temporarily or permanently, at any time as they determine the best interests of their departments. Further, employees may be assigned other or additional functions to fill-in during the absence of other employees or vacancies in other positions.
How To Apply Submit: Cover Letter, Resume, and Application

Applicants can email all materials to Human.Resources@wardnd.com
Or Complete the online application!
Application Deadline 04/14/2020
Link to County or Job Service Listing https://www.co.ward.nd.us/jobs.aspx

 

County Bottineau
Job Title Equpiment Operator
Full/Part Time Full Time
Salary Range
Job Description The Bottineau County Highway Department is accepting applications for a full time equipment operator. The position will be based out of the Bottineau County Shop. This position requires performances of skilled manual labor operating and maintaining various types of trucks and heavy equipment used in constructing and maintaining roads, highways, and bridges. Applicants must also be able to perform routine maintenance on trucks and heavy equipment. Applicants must have a Class A driver's license and successfully pass a pre-employment drug and alcohol screening. Starting salary for the position is dependent on experience. Bottineau County offers a full benefit package with health insurance, retirement, vacation time, sick time, holiday time and other miscellaneous benefits. Bottineau County Highway Department employees are subject to random drug and alcohol testing.
How To Apply Applications can be obtained in the Bottineau County Auditor's office located in the courthouse or the Bottineau County Road Department. Please call Ritch Gimbel at 701-263-1607, or email at ritch.gimbel@co.Bottineau.nd.us if you have any questions. Position is open until filled. EOE
Application Deadline 04/14/2020
Link to County or Job Service Listing https://www.bottineauco.com/jobs

 

County Walsh
Job Title Deputy Auditor I
Full/Part Time Full Time
Salary Range $35,000 - $41,000
Job Description . Applicants must be able to communicate effectively with members of the public, handle multiple tasks, prioritize importance of work, and meet deadlines in a timely manner. Work involves processing deeds and other legal documents, occasional payroll duties, operation of various software programs and standard office equipment. This position is responsible for processing routine billings and payments, maintaining basic bookkeeping records, preparing recurring reports, and assisting the Auditor with election process, commission reporting and other duties within the office. Must be detail oriented and possess a minimum two years experience working in an office environment.
How To Apply A complete job description and application is available online at www.walshcountynd.com. Interested applicants must return completed application by April 13th. Salary DOE; hiring range is $2,928 - $3,465/month. Please include resume with application. EOE
Application Deadline 04/13/2020
Link to County or Job Service Listing https://www.co.walsh.nd.us/index.asp?Type=B_BASIC&SEC={4A13EBD7-FFEF-4D00-9028-7F56F47451E8}

 

County Emmons
Job Title Road Equipment Operator
Full/Part Time Full Time
Salary Range 13.00 - 22.42
Job Description log onto www.emmonsnd,com
How To Apply Employment application should be sent to the Emmons County Auditor, PO Box 129, Linton, ND 58552.
Application Deadline 04/10/2020
Link to County or Job Service Listing www.emmonsnd.com

 

County Kidder
Job Title Kidder County Road Equipment Operator/Maintenance Person
Full/Part Time Full Time
Salary Range
Job Description Kidder County Road Equipment Operator/Maintenance Person operating out of the Robinson County Shop. Operators must be able to operate medium to heavy equipment such as motor graders, front end loaders, snow blade plows during snow removal operations, single and tandem axle trucks and asphalt patching equipment used in spot graveling and road repair operations and are responsible for performing general labor duties, hand and power tool operation, equipment and truck operation, required road maintenance and various road projects. Must be high school graduate or GED certified, 18 years or above, able to possess and retain a Class B CDL as issued by the ND Drivers’ License division.
How To Apply To obtain an application and job description contact the Kidder County Auditor’s office by e-mail jschoenhard@nd.gov, phone 701-475-4547 or mail PO Box 167, Steele, ND 58482, mail applications to the Kidder County Auditor’s office PO Box 167, Steele, ND 58482.
Application Deadline 04/09/2020
Link to County or Job Service Listing