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JOBS CURRENTLY AVAILABLE:

 

 

County Surveyor

  • County Williams
  • Full/Part Time Full Time
  • Salary Range $40.00-$44.00 per hour depending on experience and training
  • Application Deadline 06/01/2022

Job Description

Summary:
Under general direction from the Board of Commissioners and direct supervision of the County Engineer, directs planning, designing and oversight of survey projects and project plans for the County transportation system in accordance with established surveying standards and state/federal/county policy.


EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
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.

Oversee survey data collect and data studies related to transportation system planning and/or maintenance
Prepare and present reports of survey and engineering-related information for affected departments/agencies and County Commissioners
Prepare plan and profile sheets, estimates to assist in the development of specifications for transportation-related projects
Oversee and coordinate engineering/surveying plan review of development plats and plans submitted through the County Planning and Zoning Board and Building Department
Supervise the preparation of field data, field notes, log books, reports and other survey-related forms to comply with legal requirements and County procedures for project documentation
Supervise staff surveyors, survey technicians, and seasonal staff assigned to survey projects
Provide information and guidance to County departments, townships and political subdivisions regarding engineering standards, regulations and policies
Collaborate with County Highway Superintendent to prepare annual work plans, transportation program plans and progress reports
Maintain confidentiality of non-public records and make available all data and information deemed a public record by the North Dakota Century Code.



Education, Experience and License/Certifications:

Requires a bachelor's degree in surveying, engineering, or related field, or similar combination of experience and training
AND registration as a Professional Land Surveyor in the State of ND (or the ability to obtain PLS registration within 6 months)
Requires a valid North Dakota Drivers License or equivalent



SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:
Compensation: Compensation for this position is $40.00-$44.00 per hour depending on experience and training.

Benefits: 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

Deputy Sheriff

  • County Griggs
  • Full/Part Time Full Time
  • Salary Range 44,400
  • Application Deadline 04/01/2022

Job Description

The Griggs county sheriff's office is accepting applications for a Deputy Sheriff. Duties include patrol, civil and criminal paper service, court security, prisoner transport, investigations, and all other policing duties. Must be post licensed or eligible to be licensed in the state of North Dakota. Go to www.griggscountynd.gov, click on jobs to fill out a job application. Send application, cover letter and resume to amberly.michaelis@griggscountynd.gov, mail to PO Box 574, Cooperstown, ND 58425. Position will remain open until filled.

How To Apply

Send resume to amberly.michaelis@griggscountynd.gov

Assistant State's Attorney

  • County Ward
  • Full/Part Time Full Time
  • Salary Range $71,916.54 - $100,549.77 annually- DOE
  • Application Deadline 02/28/2022

Job Description

Summary:

Assists the State’s Attorney in providing legal representation for Ward County involving the prosecution of criminal cases and legal representation in civil matters relating to the County and its entities.

You can find the full job description on the Ward County website.

How To Apply

Please submit your Resume, Cover Letter, Non-Law Review Writing Sample, and Ward County Application by February 28th, 2022 at noon to 225 3rd St SE, Minot, ND 58701.

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

  • County Ramsey
  • Full/Part Time Full Time
  • Salary Range $39,000.00 - $41,000.00
  • Application Deadline 01/31/2022

Job Description

Initial review of investigative reports from law enforcement submitted for prosecution.
Working closely with law enforcement to receive evidence.
Victim notification/correspondence.
Prepare drafts of legal pleadings, letters, and other correspondence for review by attorneys.
Attendance in District Court with attorneys.
Assist attorneys with trial preparation and materials
Administrative duties including:
1. Organizing and maintaining electronic and paper files, calendars, and court notes.
2. Processing incoming mail and legal pleadings
3. Reviewing pleadings for deadlines in
accordance with court rules.
4. Clerical work and receptionist duties to include answer telephones.
5. Interactions with public.

See complete Job Advertisement at https://www.co.ramsey.nd.us/Employment

How To Apply

Required application materials:
1. Completed Ramsey County employment application at https://www.co.ramsey.nd.us/Employment
2. Cover letter
3. Resume
4. Two professional letters of recommendation

Submit application materials to:
Human Resources at bsenger@nd.gov; or
Ramsey County
Attn: Human Resources
524 4th Ave NE Unit 21
Devils Lake, ND 58301

Assistant State's Attorney

  • County Ramsey
  • Full/Part Time Full Time
  • Salary Range $66,000.00 - $72,500.00
  • Application Deadline 01/31/2022

Job Description

This position will primarily be assigned to the State’s Attorney’s criminal portfolio trying felony, misdemeanor, infraction, and revocation of probation cases. Could also be assigned non-criminal traffic violations, child-support actions, juvenile court matters, appellate cases, mental health proceedings, and other duties as necessary.

See complete job advertisement at https://www.co.ramsey.nd.us/Employment

How To Apply

Required application materials:
1. Completed Ramsey County employment application at https://www.co.ramsey.nd.us/Employment
2. Cover letter
3. Resume
4. Two (2) professional letters of recommendation

Submit application materials to:
Human Resources at bsenger@nd.gov; or
Ramsey County
Attn: Human Resources
524 4th Ave NE Unit 21
Devils Lake, ND 58301

Administrative Assistant II - Recorders

  • County Burleigh
  • Full/Part Time Full Time
  • Salary Range $19.21 - $21.31 Per hour
  • Application Deadline 01/31/2022

Job Description

Serves as a senior record keeper/bookkeeping/clerical/technical assistant to Deputy Recorder or other official, under the supervision of the County Recorder. Assist the public, answer telephones, collect and tabulate data, prepare original correspondence and reports, and maintain files.

• Associate degree with major coursework in legal, business, or applied science, and 3 (three) years of experience or 5 (five) years of experience in performing abstracting, real estate, or office related activities, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Preference will be given to applicants with experience involving a combination of legal descriptions, legal background, banking, marriage licenses, and passports.
• Must be proficient with word processing and spreadsheet computer software, such as MSWord and MSExcel and possess excellent typing skills.
• Successful completion of the interview process, reference checks, and standard background and criminal record checks to determine knowledge, skill, and abilities to perform Administrative Assistant II duties and responsibilities.

1. Receive and refer telephone calls, assist members of the public, complete and process various applications, and other general clerical duties.
2. Serves as a record keeper, with respect to real estate, marriage licenses, and legal documents for recording.
3. Serve as acceptance agent for passports, image documents for archival purposes, and issue copies of records.
4. Serve as a clerical/technical assistant to Deputy Recorder or other official in collecting fees for services and tabulating data, preparing original correspondence involving topics of limited complexity.
5. File, retrieve, and interpret information from records, and maintain files alphabetically, numerically or chronologically as is logical for Recordings.
6. Use windows based software to accurately record transactions, issue correspondence, and maintain office records.
7. Performs other duties as required.
8. Must possess a high degree of written and/or verbal communication skills in dealing with other employees, clients, or the general public. Interpersonal skills are required to be able to consistently apply common courtesy in working with others.
9. Ability to handle multiple duties and priorities under limited supervision.

How To Apply

Apply online at: https://burleigh-county.breezy.hr/

Warrants Clerk/Database Coordinator

  • County Williams
  • Full/Part Time Full Time
  • Salary Range $22-$26/hour depending on training and experience.
  • Application Deadline 01/31/2022

Job Description

DESCRIPTION:
The Warrant Clerk/Database Coordinator is a dynamic position responsible for a variety of administrative and clerical duties in support of the Williams County Sheriff’s Office. Responsibilities include processing criminal warrants, coordinating the use of Central Square record management system, data entry, and more. The ideal candidate will be comfortable in a fast-paced work environment with the ability to multi-task while maintaining accuracy.
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.
Processes criminal warrants according to defined policy and procedures; enters accurate data and information into computer databases including the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) and Central Warrants Information System; maintains entered data including removal of cancelled warrants
Registers and tracks offenders; notifies appropriate Law Enforcement of violations
Performs research of criminal histories, as authorized
Coordinates the use of the Sheriff’s Office record management system, Central Square
Performs database administration duties for Central Square such as user access and security permissions, system updates, troubleshooting, vendor communication, and employee training
Liaises with other agencies utilizing Central Square
Verifies, enters, and updates information in Central Square record management system
Responds to general public both on the phone and in person; provides assistance while ensuring compliance with applicable open records law and departmental policies
Processes payments for bonds and civil process services; handles cash and creates receipts; updates and submits cash reports
Performs general office duties including answering telephones, filing, preparing correspondence, and using office equipment
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; OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
Most possess a valid North Dakota Driver’s License
Must pass a background investigation
Must pass a pre-employment drug and alcohol screening
SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:
Compensation: $22-$26/hour depending on training and experience.

Benefits: 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.

Williams County is an equal opportunity employer.

How To Apply

Apply online at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/williams/jobs/3365032/warrants-clerk-database-coordinator?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Juvenile Detention Administrator

  • County Grand Forks
  • Full/Part Time Full Time
  • Salary Range $75,239.87 (DOE)
  • Application Deadline 01/30/2022

Job Description

Grand Forks County Juvenile Detention is accepting applications for a Juvenile Detention Administrator. The Administrator is responsible to manage overall operations of the juvenile correctional center. Provides safe, rehabilitative, and custodial services for detained juvenile, and supervises the Detention Center employees and programs.

Selection Process: Prospective employees may undergo a thorough background investigation and drug testing.

Reasonable Accommodations: In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance in the selection process, please notify the Human Resources Department Office, in writing, at the time of application.

For the complete Job Description go to https://www.gfcounty.nd.gov/information/employment-opportunities

How To Apply

What do you need to do? A Grand Forks County application must be completed and submitted with a resume and cover letter. Applicants seeking Veteran’s Preference must submit form DD214 along with their application. Our APPLICATION is fillable and can be submitted to human.resources@gfcounty.org.

https://www.gfcounty.nd.gov/information/employment-opportunities

Legal Secretary

  • County Burleigh
  • Full/Part Time Full Time
  • Salary Range $17.46 to $19.38 per hour
  • Application Deadline 01/30/2022

Job Description

Under supervision of the department supervisor, perform duties related to legal secretary responsibilities, general clerical work and receptionist duties to include answering telephones, typing correspondence, greeting and directing the public, and work closely with Law Enforcement and other county agencies.

Candidate Requirements:
1. Requires a high school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED), one year of office support, clerical, or secretarial work experience. College coursework in an administrative support program with an emphasis in the legal field may substitute for the work experience requirement if it provides the knowledge and skills required to perform the duties of the position.
2. Preference will be given to applicants with legal office setting experience.
3. Knowledge and skills in the use of computers for data entry, reports and correspondence. Experience with Word preferred.
4. Requires a high degree of written and/or verbal communication skills dealing with employees, clients, or the general public, with the ability to handle multiple duties and priorities under limited supervision.

Primary Job Duties:
• Perform receptionist duties of answering phones, taking and delivering messages, process incoming and outgoing mail, and assist members of the public.
• Processing and monitoring restitution payments.
• Perform legal secretary work assisting members of the legal staff.
• Accept documents from the public, including restitution payments, witness reimbursement forms, NSF/No account checks from businesses, etc. and refer to appropriate personnel.
• Provide clerical assistance to staff to include typing, filing, word processing and documentation of dispositions, fingerprint checks, and other information.
• Record and process initial charge for fingerprint forms.
• File legal documents and correspondence and record dispositions of criminal judgments.
• Process reports and citations, gather supporting documents, record dispositions and assist legal staff as needed.
• Perform other duties as required and assigned.

How To Apply

Apply online at: www.burleighco.com/jobs

Patrol Deputy

  • County Ward
  • Full/Part Time Full Time
  • Salary Range $49,259.92/annualized -- DOE
  • Application Deadline 01/26/2022

Job Description

The Ward County Sheriff’s Department is currently taking applications for the position of Deputy Sheriff. Applications must be received, or postmarked, on or before January 26th, 2022.

The expected start date will be as soon as possible.

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 both a written and physical agility test. The anticipated date for both the physical agility test and written test is February 3rd, 2022. After the application deadline, qualified applicants will be notified by email of their specific test time and the location for the testing. If applicants successfully pass both tests, the next step will be an interview on tentatively February 4th, 2022. 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 (wardnd.com).

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.

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.

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.

Full Job Description available on the Ward County Website*

How To Apply

Applicants must submit: Cover Letter, Ward County Application, and resume online directly to the Ward County website or by sending to Human.resources@co.ward.nd.us -- Mail application can be remitted to:

Human Resources
PO Box 5005, Minot, ND 58701

Road Superintendent

  • County Emmons
  • Full/Part Time Full Time
  • Salary Range $65,000 - $70,000
  • Application Deadline 01/21/2022

Job Description

Supervise the construction and maintenance of Emmons County roads and bridges, manage and organize subordinate work schedules, assist with budget planning and administration, and plan and oversee all construction projects and equipment maintenance associated with the Road Department. For a complete job description and employment application, please call 701-254-4807 or log onto www.emmonsnd.com.

How To Apply

Submit application to the Emmons County Auditor, PO Box 129, Linton, ND 58552 by January 21, 2022.

Jailer-Dispatcher

  • County McLean
  • Full/Part Time Full Time
  • Salary Range 38,384.92 - 39,514.73, starting
  • Application Deadline 01/19/2022

Job Description

Start a new adventure in 2022 -- join the family at the McLean County Sheriff’s Department! Variable hours with a three-day weekend every other week, room for advancement, and GREAT insurance benefits for you and your family!

The successful applicant will perform duties relating to and assisting booking incoming prisoners and processing outgoing inmates while providing a safe environment for persons detained; dispatch and maintain radio contact with field personnel; record radio transmissions and phone calls; meet and assist persons coming to the Sheriff’s Office for assistance; effectively dispatch required emergency personnel; and render emergency medical aid and instructions by telephone and information to dispatched emergency personnel.

How To Apply

Applications will be accepted in the McLean County Auditor’s Office until 4:00 P.M. on Wednesday, January 19, 2022, filling four (4) or more positions as full-time Jailer/E-911 Dispatchers. Salary range is $38,384.92 – $57,577.37 annually, dependent on experience. A full benefit package is offered including paid health insurance (family and single), paid defined benefit retirement, annual leave and sick leave, and access to excellent vision, dental, and life insurances. For further information on the position or to obtain a McLean County job application, interested individuals may contact Lori by phone at (701) 462-8541; via email at lfoss@nd.gov; or visit www.mcleancountynd.gov/employment. Résumés may be included with the application, but will not be accepted in place of an official application.

Victim/Witness Advocate

  • County Williams
  • Full/Part Time Full Time
  • Salary Range $19-$23/hour depending on experience and training
  • Application Deadline 01/19/2022

Job Description

The Victim/Witness Advocate provides ongoing support to the victims and witnesses of crime. Applicants should exhibit strong interpersonal and communication skills and knowledge of the criminal justice process and victims' rights.
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.
Provides victims and witnesses with assistive services and support as they move through the criminal justice process
Delivers information to crime victims and witnesses, including criminal justice system processes, victim's rights, hearing dates, and final case disposition
Advises victims of the right to Crime Victim Compensation
Serves as a liaison between victims and attorneys
Consults with attorneys regarding trial preparation and victim opinion
Provides crisis intervention to both victims and witnesses
Responds to mental, physical, financial, and emotional needs of victims
Provides criminal justice support and advocacy, orients victims and witnesses to courtroom proceedings
Provides transportation to victims and witnesses to/from court proceedings
Makes travel reservations for victims and witnesses
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 equivalent AND 4 years of experience working in a related field
OR
Associates Degree in Criminal Justice, Social Work, Nursing, Psychology or a related field AND two (2) years of experience providing assistance/support to victims and witnesses of crime
OR
Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice, Social Work, Nursing, Psychology or a related field
Must possess a valid North Dakota Driver's License OR equivalent

Special Working Conditions:
May be required to work evenings and weekends depending on victim needs


Compensation: Salary ranges from $19-$23/hour depending on experience and training. Williams County offers a generous benefit package to all full time employees including a fully paid health, dental, and vision insurance plan for employees and eligible dependents, paid sick and vacation leave, term life insurance, full contribution to the North Dakota Public Employee Retirement system, and more!

How To Apply

Apply online at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/williams/jobs/3341688/victim-witness-advocate?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Administrative Support Specialist

  • County Ward
  • Full/Part Time Full Time
  • Salary Range $41,474.69 - $43,574.35
  • Application Deadline 01/19/2022

Job Description

Summary:
The Administrative Support Specialist performs clerical functions in support of the Commander of the Ward County Detention Center and other jail staff. The primary duties include but are not limited to the preparation and maintenance of inmate records, employee training records as well as maintaining an accurate accounting of all department budget expenditures.
This position will also serve as the first line of contact between the public and daily jail operations.

High School diploma and a minimum of three years of full time secretarial experience or a combination of secretarial and corrections experience. Associate degree preferred.

See the full job description on the Ward County website**

How To Apply

Submit your Online Ward County Application, Cover Letter, and Resume by January 19th, 2022 at 12:00pm CST.