County Jobs

County Jobs

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

County Foster
Job Title Deputy Sheriff
Full/Part Time Full Time
Salary Range
Job Description The Deputy Sheriff is employed by the county. He or she acts in a role similar to city police in a municipal department. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Primary duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Patrolling communities and surrounding areas.
• Investigating complaints
• Emergency response
• Resolving disputes
• Arresting suspects
• Criminal investigation
• Executing warrants

Education and/or Experience
High school diploma or equivalent is required. One to two years of experience and POST Board Certification preferred but not required or equivalent combination of education and experience.
How To Apply To apply please email resume to or visit the courthouse in Carrington at 1000 5th St N. For further information contact the Sheriff, Justin Johnson at 701-652-2251 or Auditor, Brad Solberg at 701-652-2441.
Application Deadline 03/22/2018
Link to County or Job Service Listing


County Bottineau
Job Title Treasurer/Motor Vehicle Clerk
Full/Part Time Full Time
Salary Range
Job Description Assisting in completion of general tasks of the office
Send out real estate tax statements
Collect taxes
Prepare bank deposits
Assist with Motor Vehicle transactions
How To Apply Applications accepted by US Postal Service or hand delivered to:
Bottineau County Treasurer/Motor Vehicle Branch Office
314 5th St W Suite 11
Bottineau ND 58318

Use Job Service application (SFN 16770)
Application Deadline 03/23/2018
Link to County or Job Service Listing


County Stutsman
Job Title Parks Equipment Operator / Maintenance Engineer
Full/Part Time Full Time
Salary Range Park: $2,370.41-$2,466.18 Maintenance: $2,755.92-$2,888.06
Job Description Stutsman County is currently accepting applications for one (1) full-time Parks Equipment Operator/Maintenance Engineer. This position will report to the Parks Department from approximately April - November and to the Maintenance Department from December - March. The successful job candidate will maintain and provide upkeep to county parks including, but not limited to, garbage collection, grounds upkeep, carpentry, operation of various equipment. The candidate will also provide cleaning, repair, and upkeep to assigned county buildings and grounds such as general cleaning, floor maintenance, windows, snow and ice removal, furniture moving, grounds maintenance, perform semi-skilled repairs on plumbing, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, heat pumps, electrical and lighting and other duties deemed necessary.
How To Apply Send official application along with any accompanying
forms (Cover Letter, Resume, Background Check, etc.) to: Stutsman County Auditor
511 2nd Ave SE Suite 102
Jamestown, ND 58401
or emailed to
Application Deadline 03/23/2018
Link to County or Job Service Listing


County Stutsman
Job Title Equipment Operator II
Full/Part Time Full Time
Salary Range $2,978.66-$3099.00 plus benefits package
Job Description Maintain roads through operating a variety of medium to heavy equipment including various types of trucks such as tandem and dump truck, oil distributors, bobcat, forklift, loader, Blade, snowplow, sand and fuel trucks, crusher, chipper May specialize in operation of certain equipment during various seasons, may place and install signs. Operate air jack hammer, packer, router, rubber machine, slop bucket, hole patching machine. Perform various maintenance activities, including picking rocks, tearing down buildings, cutting trees and brush. Maintain records of work performed, including record equipment servicing, signs installation reports, and timesheets. Oversee crews who perform crack sealing, patching or other maintenance and repair. Handle and oversee handling of materials related to similar activity. Various other duties as assigned.
How To Apply This position requires a minimum of 1-2 years related equipment operation experience or equivalent combination of education and experience and a valid CDL Class A license with a hazmat endorsement is required at the time of hire. Knowledge of effectively working with similar equipment and supplies is important.
Application Deadline 03/29/2018
Link to County or Job Service Listing


County Ward
Job Title Human Resource Director
Full/Part Time Full Time
Salary Range Grade 30
Job Description Under general supervision of the Ward County Commission, the Human Resources Director has direct and primary responsibility for directing all elements of the Human Resources program including recruitment, compensation and benefits administration, employee communications, legal compliance, policy development and safety. Work includes frequent contact with the County Commission, States Attorney, Department Heads and employees in communicating policies and program operations. The Human Resource Director serves as the EEO officer, Risk Manager, ADA and HIPPA Coordinator for the County. Work is performed with independence and exercise of judgment within administrative policies and regulations.

How To Apply Submit a Ward County Job Application, Resume, and Cover Letter no later than 3/29/18 to Auditor/Treasurer's Office, PO Box 5005, Minot, ND 58702.
Application Deadline 03/29/2018
Link to County or Job Service Listing


County Bottineau
Job Title Blade Operator
Full/Part Time Full Time
Salary Range
Job Description The Bottineau County Highway Department is accepting applications for one Blade Operator. Applicants must have experience operating a variety of heavy equipment such as road graders, etc. One successful applicant will be stationed full-time at the Newburg shop. Position includes blading, maintaining and removal of snow from gravel and asphalt roads. Other duties may include crack sealing, patching pot holes, equipment maintenance, Mowing county road ditchs, and truck driving. Applicants must also be able to perform routine maintenance on trucks and heavy equipment. Applicant must have at least a Class B driver’s license, have at least three years related experience, 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 screens.
How To Apply Applications can be obtained in the Bottineau County Auditor’s office located in the Courthouse, 314 W 5th St, Bottineau ND 58318 or call 228-2225. Please return completed application to the Auditor’s office no later than 5:00 pm Friday, April 6th.
Application Deadline 04/06/2018
Link to County or Job Service Listing


County Burleigh
Job Title Temporary Highway Maintenance Worker I
Full/Part Time Full Time
Salary Range $16.12 - $17.95
Job Description Provide assistance to highway maintenance crew with general labor duties.

Asphalt patching, flagging, hand grading & weed cutting.

Operate tractors equipped with mowers, disks and other attachments.

Operate light and medium duty equipment including pavers, compactors and loaders.
How To Apply Apply online at:
Application Deadline 04/08/2018
Link to County or Job Service Listing


County Burleigh
Job Title Temporary Highway Maintenance Worker II
Full/Part Time Full Time
Salary Range $18.78 - $20.94 per hour

Operation of trucks and other heavy equipment.

General labor duties.

Mowing road slopes and ditches with tractors
mounted with or towing rotary type mowers.
How To Apply Apply online at:
Application Deadline 04/08/2018
Link to County or Job Service Listing


County Barnes
Job Title Administrative Assistant
Full/Part Time Part Time
Salary Range 13.75 per hour
Job Description The Barnes County Auditor’s Office is accepting applications for an Administrative Assistant, part-time temporary position to start April 9, 2018 through December 8, 2018. Applications & complete job description available through ND Job Service ( Starting wage is $13.75 per hour. Open until filled.
How To Apply Applications available through ND Job Service (, Barnes County website ( or can be picked up at the Barnes County Auditor's Office at 230 4th St NW Room 202, Valley City, ND 58072. Applications can be mailed or dropped off at Barnes County Auditor's Office.
Application Deadline 04/08/2018
Link to County or Job Service Listing


County McIntosh
Job Title States Attorney
Full/Part Time Part Time
Salary Range Negotiable
Job Description The McIntosh County State's Attorney's Office handles felony, misdemeanor, infraction and traffic cases as well as juvenile court matters and mental health hearings. The State's Attorney is the legal advisor for all county officials and is the chief prosecuting officer for the County.
How To Apply Contact McIntosh County Auditor for an application 701-288-5141 or email at
Application Deadline 04/10/2018
Link to County or Job Service Listing


County Barnes
Job Title Chemical Applicator Part Time 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 part-time workers for the summer with work beginning approximately May 15 thru August 15. The job will include operating sprayers in trucks and UTVs, 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 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 ND 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 April 23rd or until filled.
Application Deadline 04/23/2018
Link to County or Job Service Listing


County Morton
Job Title County Engineer
Full/Part Time Full Time
Salary Range $65,000 to $108,000 Annually
Job Description Morton County is actively seeking an experienced professional with a proven track record to serve as our County Engineer. The successful candidate will have a background in roadway systems, project management, and engineering. This individual will be a skilled problem solver with the ability to communicate with and effectively collaborate with employees, vendors, contractors, stakeholders and County residents. In addition, this person must have the ability to effectively supervise multiple team members.

The County Engineer must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or a closely related field. A professional engineer’s license (PE) or the ability to successfully obtain a PE within six (6) months will be required. Additionally, the successful candidate will preferably have at least four years of experience in engineer public roadway systems.

The successful applicant will also possess the following attributes:

 Knowledge of civil engineering and construction principles, practices, and methods;
 Knowledge of safety principles, practices and methods;
 Demonstrated skill in resolving road and bridge issues with employees, contractors, stakeholders and the public;
 Ability to provide strong and effective leadership;
 Strong project management skills; and
 Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

This position will work in direct coordination with the Road Commission, the Road Superintendent and Operations to effectively address road and bridge needs within the County. The position will be directly supervised by the Portfolio Holder and held accountable by the County Commission. This position will directly supervise the Project Manager and the Engineering Technician. This position will co-supervise the GIS Coordinator and the Administrative Assistant position. This position will also informally supervise other highway department team members.

For a listing of roles and responsibilities, please see the position description for the County Engineer on our County website.
How To Apply To apply, please complete a Morton County Employment Application. Return the application along with a resume and cover letter outlining your qualifications and desires to work in the public sector. You may return the materials to Morton County Human Resources in one of the three avenues outlined below:

By Email:
By Mail: Morton County Human Resources
210 2nd Ave NW
Mandan, ND 58545
By Fax: (701) 667.3477

Applicants selected for hire will be subject to a criminal history background check and a pre-employment drug screen.

Morton County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Application Deadline 04/30/2018
Link to County or Job Service Listing