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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 Assistant State's Attorney
Full/Part Time Full Time
Salary Range DOE, please call Lisa R at 701-241-5850 for information
Job Description MIMIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE NEEDED:

Undergraduate Bachelor's Degree, Juris Doctor Degree from accredited law school. must be an active member in good standing in North Dakota bar by position's start date. Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills. Demonstrable high quality research and writing skills. Quick analytical ability and the facility to accurately and precisely articulate the critical issues in a case. The ability to work in a supportive and professional manner with other attorneys, support staff and the courts.

DESIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:

1) 3+ years Criminal prosecutorial or defense experience

2) Civil legal experience

3) Demonstrated knowledge of 4th, 5th, and 6th Amendments to the US Constitution

4) Strong desire to work in a prosecutor's office

5) Law enforcement or related field experience

6) Appellate experience

JOB DUTIES:

Support State's Attorney in fulfilling statutory duties and responsibilities imposed by law including, among other things, prosecution of violations of North Dakota's Criminal Code including infractions, misdemeanors, felonies, and related appeals in all categories of crimes. Duties also include advising county officials and law enforcement in the performance of their duties and responsibilities, public speaking, and other assignments.
How To Apply www.casscountynd.gov
Application Deadline 11/19/2018
Link to County or Job Service Listing

 

County Richland
Job Title Nursing Administrator
Full/Part Time Full Time
Salary Range $79,144.00/yearly
Job Description • Coordinates, plans, and supervises comprehensive health programs; evaluates services provided and assesses community health care needs, coordinates nursing programs, revises nursing policies and procedures, educates the public and health care professionals on health problems and needs, coordinates nursing activities with other department services and evaluates the effectiveness of Public Health Services.

• Supervises and coordinates the activities of the nursing staff division; provides leadership, promotes staff development, and evaluates staff performance. Communicates and coordinates department activities with organizations, and provides reports as required.
• Prepares and administers grant applications; develops applications and budgets, monitors and evaluates funded programs, prepares and submits regulatory reports and monitors expenditures.

• Administers the department; prepares the department budget, represents department with the Board of Health and County Commissioners, authorizes equipment purchases, recommends preventive health services to the city and county and supervises WIC, Family Planning, Home Health, Public Health, DCAP, and Community Prevention Services.

A Bachelor of Science Degree in related field required along with a valid ND Nursing license.
How To Apply www.co.richland.nd.us
Application Deadline 11/21/2018
Link to County or Job Service Listing www.co.richland.nd.us

 

County Ward
Job Title Accounting Technician- Records
Full/Part Time Full Time
Salary Range 18.01
Job Description GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION:

The Accounting Technician performs detailed technical work in carrying out several functions required by the County Auditor/Treasurer’s Office including processing corrections to tax statements based on valuation adjustments and ensuring all address changes are made in the tax system and the street segment section of the election software for Ward County. In addition, this position will be responsible for entering all Central Assessed Utilities valuations into tax system.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Processes address corrections in the tax system.

• Updates street segment file in the election system as addresses change or property is annexed to cities throughout Ward County.

• Receives and processes valuations provided by the State Tax Commissioner’s Office on centrally assessed property.

• Assists the public at the office counter by providing information, assisting other county departments, waiting on absentee voters, and other tasks common to the Auditor/Treasurer’s Office.

• Assists with elections by assisting with maintenance of files, handling absentee ballots, testing election equipment and other operations.

• Answers the phones and provides information to the public.

• Receives full and partial payments of real estate and mobile home taxes, posts payments in the computer system, issues tax receipts and makes entries on the tax rolls.

• Records payments and writes miscellaneous receipts for funds brought in by various departments and agencies.

• Assists with preparation of foreclosures on tax delinquent properties including sending timely notices and letters, checking liens and mortgages and notifying lenders, keeping careful and detailed records of all proceedings, carrying out the foreclosures, issuing Auditor’s deeds, preparing for tax deed sales, and preparing deeds for buyers.

• Assists in certifying the tax status and/or approved transfer of properties for which instruments have been submitted to the office of the County Recorder.

• Assists with preparation and distribution of tax statements.

• Prepares various requested reports and sends to appropriate entities.

• Balances receipts and cash daily.

• Helps process purchase orders for items $500 or more in value.

• Helps process orders for general office supplies and stocks supply room as needed. Make changes, prepares and mails notices of incomplete tax payments.

• Processes mass payments from mortgage company escrow accounts.

• Assist in taking minutes for special committee meetings such as Planning Committee, Park Board, Soils Committee, etc.

• Assists with calculating annually the property tax levies of the various taxing districts in the county by updating the assessment rolls with the assessed value of all public utilities, collecting data on the budgets of all taxing entities, using the taxable value of each district to determine the mill rate for each, and then balancing the levies against the district budgets.

• Assists with calculating and prepares the annual abstracts of taxes and assessments, homestead credit abstracts, disables veteran credit abstracts and the preliminary June abstract and sends them to the State Tax Commissioner’s Office.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS (KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES):

• Two year college degree (AA) in accounting or business administration, and one year experience in bookkeeping or an equivalent combination of education and experience

• One year of full-time office work handling cash

• Working knowledge of legal property descriptions and common property instruments such as warranty and quit claim deeds, death certificates, plats and a thorough understanding of the property records of Ward County

• Computer keyboarding skills and some knowledge of computer programs such as spreadsheets, word processing, etc.

• Basic knowledge of the fundamentals of book and record keeping, office procedures, handling money, and basic mathematical calculations

• Basic skills in operating various office equipment

• Must be able to work independently and initiate repetitive processes, the ability to communicate well, the ability to learn and effectively perform new skills and functions, the ability to work effectively and cordially with other staff members, other agencies and the public

• This position regularly assists other office employees and the public in non-tax related issues

Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration or a related field and at least two years of full-time work experience handling cash, doing banking and working with the public are preferred.

Additional training in business with emphasis in bookkeeping or business education, preferred

Experience working with County property tax records and/or land descriptions, preferred

Applicant may be subject to a background credit check
How To Apply Mail: Cover Letter, Resume, and Ward County Application to the attention: Human Resources
225 3rd Street SE, Minot, ND, 58701

Application are due by 4:30 on
November 22, 2018
Application Deadline 11/22/2018
Link to County or Job Service Listing https://www.co.ward.nd.us/Jobs.aspx

 

County Ward
Job Title Assistant Veteran Services Oficer
Full/Part Time Full Time
Salary Range $32,000 -$34,000
Job Description The Assistant Veterans Service Officer is employed by Ward County. Specific duties of this position are outlined in the ND Century Code Chapter 37-14-18. This part-time position is responsible for administration of the Veterans Service Office as well as providing services to veterans visiting or calling the office. These duties include working with veterans, providing general information regarding the function of the office, and coordinating veteran's services with other agencies.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS (KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES):

• Associate's degree in Public Administration, Social Sciences, or related field; and 2 years’ experience in a similar position with general knowledge of office procedures; and/or equivalent combination of education and experience.

• Must be a U.S. Citizen.

• Must have exceptional communication and interpersonal skills to cordially and effectively work with people from a wide variety of backgrounds and varying levels of communication capabilities as well as staff, members and employees of other agencies and organizations as required.

• Must possess skills in being empathetic, professional and tactful in dealing with persons in various emotional and mental states.

• Must possess computer skills with proficiency in MS Word Office, Excel and the Internet.

• Must have a valid North Dakota driver’s license with a clean driving record.

• Applicant will be subject to a post offer civil, criminal, and drivers license background check
How To Apply To Apply: Mail you Cover Letter, Resume, and Ward County Application to the attention : Human Resources 225 3rd St SE, Minot, ND 58701.
Application deadline 4:30 on November 27, 2018
Application Deadline 11/27/2018
Link to County or Job Service Listing https://www.co.ward.nd.us/Jobs.aspx

 

County Williams
Job Title Corrections Officer I
Full/Part Time Full Time
Salary Range $22.83/hour
Job Description DESCRIPTION:


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 11/30/2018
Link to County or Job Service Listing

 

County Williams
Job Title Equipment Operator/Truck Driver
Full/Part Time Full Time
Salary Range
Job Description DESCRIPTION:


Under general supervision, performs semi-skilled work in the operation of trucks used to collect and transport road materials and equipment used for the maintenance of County roads, in accordance with all safety regulations and procedures.


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.
•Operates a variety of trucks and equipment to maintain roads.
•Hauls materials, and transports vehicles and equipment to job sites.
•Repairs maintenance surface failures, patches asphalt, and chip seals cracks in pavement.
•Performs manual labor assignments as needed, including finding and moving maintenance materials, snow and debris removal, and snow fence and foliage maintenance.
•Cleans and performs routine maintenance work on trucks and heavy equipment; identifies and reports mechanical problems requiring additional repair.
•Follows safety regulations on all work sites; reports safety hazards and traffic problems.
•Performs tasks in the interest of public safety and property protection during emergencies.
•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:
•High school diploma or GED equivalent; AND one (1) year of related work experience; OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
•Must possess a valid North Dakota drivers license or equivalent
•Class A CDL required


SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:

Required Knowledge and Skills:
•Knowledge of materials and equipment used in maintenance construction and maintenance.
•Knowledge of safety rules and regulations.
•Knowledge of vehicle and equipment maintenance procedures and practices.
•Knowledge of traffic laws and regulations involved in truck and equipment operations.

•Skill in safe and efficient operation of trucks and equipment according to operating and safety procedures.
•Skill in servicing and maintaining equipment according to standard operating and safety procedures.
•Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relations with co-workers.


Benefits:
Williams County offers a generous benefit package including paid sick and vacation leave, fully paid health, dental, and vision insurance plan for single, single plus dependent, or family contracts, term life insurance, long-term disability insurance, fully funded retirement benefits through the North Dakota Public Employee Retirement System, and more!
How To Apply online: www.williamsnd.com
Application Deadline 11/30/2018
Link to County or Job Service Listing

 

County Burleigh
Job Title Senior Assistant State's Attorney
Full/Part Time Full Time
Salary Range $71,801 - $80,766 DOE
Job Description  Responsible for gathering evidence, conducting more complex civil and criminal lawsuits, and presenting information
in court to prosecute or defend actions.
 Advise law enforcement officers, prepare and present warrants, and hold probable cause
hearings.
 Conduct legal research, prepare legal documents and opinions pertaining to assigned agency, and mentoring assistant state’s attorneys.
 Advise elected and appointed officials and county employees as to their legal rights, and
represent agencies in court.
 Direct supervision of support staff along with other administrative duties in the absence of the State’s Attorney.

 Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school and license to practice law in the State of
North Dakota, with three or more years of experience in criminal litigation preferred; five years’ experience in active law practice required.
 Requires a valid Class D North Dakota driver’s license, with a clean driving record.
 Must have reasonable interpersonal communication skills and be able to have a good working relationship with professional staff, law enforcement agencies, court staff, and the general public.
How To Apply Apply online at: http://www.burleighco.com/jobs/
Application Deadline 12/07/2018
Link to County or Job Service Listing

 

County Barnes
Job Title Barnes County Board Positions
Full/Part Time Part Time
Salary Range
Job Description The following Barnes County Boards have expiring or open positions: Airport Authority Board (1 seat), City County Health District Board (1 seat), Coroner (1), Housing Authority Board (1 seat), Park Board (1 seat), Planning & Zoning District #1 (1 seat), District #2 (1 seat), District #4 (1 seat), School Annexation, Reorganization, and Dissolution Committee, District #5 (1 seat), School Tuition Committee (1 seat), Water Resource Board District #4 (1 seat) and Weed Control Board (2 seats). Reimbursement varies.
How To Apply Persons interested in serving on these boards must send a letter of interest, along with an application, (available in the County Auditor’s Office 845-8500) to: Barnes County Auditor, 230 4th St NW, Room 202, Valley City, ND 58072. Applications due December 14, 2018.
Application Deadline 12/14/2018
Link to County or Job Service Listing

 

County Williams
Job Title Planning and Zoning Technician
Full/Part Time Full Time
Salary Range $19.00-$23.00 depending on experience and training
Job Description DESCRIPTION:

Under supervision from the Development Services Director, files, records and generates written minutes for Planning and Zoning Commission meetings, ensures that notice requirements are met. Work involves frequent contact with developers, landowners, attorneys, city and county personnel, and the general public responding to general inquiries and scheduling pre-application meetings for Planners.


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.
•Responsible for intake of new applications and creation of new files;
•Responsible for updating and maintaining consistency in the file system;
•Responsible for ensuring all forms of payment are received, accounted for, documented, and taken to the Treasurer's Department;
•Responsible for maintaining record keeping within the division with the cooperation of other Planning and Zoning Division personnel;
•Works with Planning Official and Planners to schedule upcoming Planning and Zoning Meetings;
•Creates and sends Media Notices for scheduled agenda items as well as applicant and surrounding land owner notifications;
•Attends Planning and Zoning Board meetings and takes the official minutes for the meeting;
•Creates Overview of the Planning and Zoning Meetings for the Board of County Commissioners;
•Works with general public, developers, engineers, architects, land owners, contractors, and others by receiving and responding to general inquiries and information requests;
•Responsible for assisting in the Planning and Zoning Division webpage maintenance when the Planner cannot;
•Creates and sends Planning and Zoning Commission and Board of County Commission decision letters to applicants;
•Will act as a reserve in the event of the Administrative Assistant's absence;
•Will act as a backup in the event of a Planners absence (send out letters, staff reports, etc. until Planner's return);


TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS:


Education, Experience and License/Certifications:
•• High School Diploma or G.E.D. Required; Bachelor's Degree in Public Administration, Community Planning or related field preferred.
•• Must possess a valid North Dakota Driver's License or equivalent


SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:

Preferred Skills:
•Knowledge of principles and practices of Planning & Zoning
•Knowledge of geographical references on maps and plats



Required Knowledge and Skills:
•Organization and time management,
•Ability to work independently with little supervision,
•Public speaking,
•Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with staff, other County Departments and personnel, contractors, and vendors,
•Operation of a computer including use of MS Office Suite, web browsers, and ESRI ArcMap
•Professional correspondence, both traditional and e-mail,
•Professional phone etiquette.

Special Working Conditions: Attendance at early morning and evening meetings. Occasionally may lift up to 50 pounds.


Williams County provides a generous benefit package to full time employees, including a fully-paid health/dental/vision plan for the entire family, retirement benefits through the ND Public Employees Retirement System, paid sick and vacation leave and 11 paid holidays each year. All offers of employment will be contingent on successful completion of a pre-employment drug screening, criminal background check and reference review.
How To Apply Please apply online at www.williams.nd.us
Application Deadline 12/15/2018
Link to County or Job Service Listing

 

County Barnes
Job Title Correctional Officer
Full/Part Time Full Time
Salary Range $16.85 hourly wage which includes shift differential for night shift
Job Description Barnes County Corrections Facility is now accepting applications for full-time & part-time Correctional Officers. Males and females are encouraged to apply. Must be able to work various shifts. Must also pass a background check and drug screen. Starting hourly wage $16.85 which includes shift differential for night shifts. Open until filled.
How To Apply Applications & complete job description available through ND Job Service (www.jobsnd.com). Applications may be mailed or dropped off at the Barnes County Auditor’s Office, 230 4th St NW, Room 202, Valley City, ND 58072. Benefits apply to Full-Time position only.
Application Deadline 12/24/2018
Link to County or Job Service Listing

 

County Williams
Job Title GIS Analyst
Full/Part Time Full Time
Salary Range $23-$28 per hour depending on experience and training
Job Description DESCRIPTION:

Under general supervision, performs a variety of technical functions in relation to the development, implementation, and maintenance of Williams County's Geographic Information System (GIS).

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. •Designs, administers, implements, and maintains the County's Enterprise GIS including related GIS databases in an ArcSDE environment.
•Develops, implements, and administers web mapping applications using ArcGIS Online.
•Administers and implements an ArcGIS Server to distribute web mapping applications and data.
•Develops and maintains geodatabase and map products used by County departments in relation to taxation, elections, school districts, road centerlines, and physical addressing.
•Maintains County parcels and right of way boundary lines.
•Resolves data integrity issues through the review and implementation of SQ/QC workflows and metadata documentation.
•Develops, records, and integrates GIS data from other sources to County GIS databases.
•Coordinates with department head regarding current and future GIS technology requirements.
•Provides training to County departments regarding the use of new and existing GIS hardware and software.
•Creates custom maps for County departments and the public as needed
•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:

•Associates Degree in Geographic Information Systems AND 2 or more years of GIS Technician experience.
OR •Bachelor's Degree in Geographic Information Systems, Geography, Computer Systems, or related field.
OR •4 or more years of GIS Analyst experience


SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:

Preferred Knowledge and Skills: •Knowledge of principles and practices of Geographic Information Systems.
•Knowledge of computer hardware, GPS hardware, and GIS software applications, including ArcGIS for Desktop and ArcGIS online.
•Knowledge of principle and practices of web mapping application development and distribution.
•Knowledge of methods for maintaining and developing GIS data.
•Skill in providing technical support and training to GIS end users.
•Skill in integrating data from various sources into a comprehensive GIS database.


Compensation: Starting salary for this position is $23-$28 per hour depending on experience and training. Williams County provides a generous benefit package to full time employees, including a fully-paid health/dental/vision plan for the entire family, retirement benefits through the ND Public Employees Retirement System, paid sick and vacation leave and 11 paid holidays each year. All offers of employment will be contingent on successful completion of a pre-employment drug screening, criminal background check and reference review.
How To Apply Please apply online at www.williamsnd.com
Application Deadline 12/31/2018
Link to County or Job Service Listing