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JOBS CURRENTLY AVAILABLE:

 

Planning Official

  • County Williams
  • Full/Part Time Full Time
  • Salary Range $36.00-$42.00/hour depending on experience and training
  • Application Deadline 03/31/2023

Job Description

The Planning Official oversees the administrative and technical work in developing and enforcing Williams County planning and zoning codes, ordinances, and resolutions.

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. The duties and responsibilities described are not a comprehensive list and may change with or without notice. Incumbents must be able to perform the essential function of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
Oversees the acceptance of planning and zoning applications and provides the required notifications to surrounding property owners
Facilitates the application review process to ensure the necessary departments provide input before presentation to the Planning and Zoning Board
Reviews documents and plats for recording; coordinates with Building Official for site plan reviews
Provides information to developers, engineers, architects, property owners, contractors, and other affected or involved individuals regarding planning and zoning regulations and policies
Maintains cohesive project files and documentation
Coordinates and monitors the work of planning staff
Conducts site inspections, plan reviews, and interviews related to applications or complaints
Attends Williams County Planning and Zoning meetings; may document and generate meeting minutes
Conducts research and compiles information for use in Planning and Zoning reports and presentations
Provides customer service to the general public
Assists with the development and maintenance of comprehensive plans, planning studies, land development ordinances, and department programs
Provides interpretation and application recommendations of regulations and policies developed or maintained by the department
Represents the department at meetings of government oversight boards, such as County Planning and Zoning, Williams County Board of Commissioners, and City Commission; provides staff recommendations based on zoning ordinances
Conducts pre-development meetings with developers, architects, and land-owners
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:
Bachelor’s degree in community planning, architecture, public administration, or similar AND four (4) or more years of professional municipal/county planning experience focused on land use and/or land use regulation
OR

* Master’s degree in community planning, architecture, public administration, or similar AND two (2) or more years of professional municipal/county planning experience focused on land use management and/or land use regulation

Must possess a valid North Dakota Driver’s License or equivalent
Must pass a background check and pre-employment drug and alcohol screening
Prefer planning and zoning experience in a fast-growing, rural area
Prefer AICP certification through APA
Prefer CFM certification through ASFPM
Prefer two (2) or more years of supervisory experience
SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:
Required to attend meetings outside of regular work hours
May be required to conduct site visits in inclement weather

Compensation for this position is $36.00-$42.00/hour 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 12 paid holidays each year.


To learn more about Williams County, please visit our website: Welcome - Williams County, ND (williamsnd.com)



All offers of employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment drug screening, background check, and reference review.

How To Apply

please apply online through the Williams County Website www.williamsnd.com or https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/williams

Senior Planner

  • County Williams
  • Full/Part Time Full Time
  • Salary Range $$30.75-$34.50/hour depending on education and experience
  • Application Deadline 03/31/2023

Job Description

The Senior Planner performs professional-level administrative and technical work in the development and enforcement of Williams County planning and zoning, ordinances, and resolutions.
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. The duties and responsibilities described are not a comprehensive list and may change with or without notice. Incumbents must be able to perform the essential function of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
Oversees the acceptance of planning and zoning applications and provides the required notifications to surrounding property owners
Facilitates the application review process to ensure the necessary departments provide input before presentation to the Planning and Zoning Board
Reviews documents and plats for recording; coordinates with Building Official for site plan reviews
Provides information to developers, engineers, architects, property owners, contractors, and other affected or involved individuals regarding planning and zoning regulations and policies
Maintains cohesive project files and documentation
Conducts site inspections, plan reviews, and interviews related to applications or complaints
Attends Williams County Planning and Zoning meetings; may document and generate meeting minutes
Conducts research and compiles information for use in Planning and Zoning reports and presentations
Provides customer service to the general public
Assists with the development and maintenance of comprehensive plans, planning studies, land development ordinances, and department programs
Provides interpretation and application recommendations of regulations and policies developed or maintained by the department
Represents the department at meetings of government oversight boards, such as County Planning and Zoning, Williams County Board of Commissioners, and City Commission; provides staff recommendations based on zoning ordinances
Conducts pre-development meetings with developers, architects, and landowners
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:
Bachelor’s degree in community planning, architecture, public administration, or similar AND two (2) or more years of professional municipal/county planning experience focused on land use management and/or land use regulation
OR
Master’s degree in community planning, architecture, public administration, or similar AND one (1) or more years of professional municipal/county planning experience focused on land use management and/or land use regulation

Must possess a valid North Dakota Driver’s License or equivalent
Must pass a background check and pre-employment drug and alcohol screening

Prefer planning and zoning experience in a fast-growing, rural area
Prefer AICP certification through APA
Prefer CFM certification through ASFPM

Required to attend meetings outside of regular work hours
May be required to conduct site visits in inclement weather
SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:
Compensation and Benefits: Starting salary for this position ranges from $$30.75-$34.50/hour depending on education and experience. 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 (employees are fully vested after 36 months), and 12 paid holidays each year. Rental housing may be available through Williams County.

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of drug and alcohol screening, background check, and reference review.

How To Apply

please apply online through the Williams County Website (www.williamsnd.com or https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/williams)

Deputy Recorder/Clerk of Court

  • County Nelson
  • Full/Part Time Full Time
  • Salary Range
  • Application Deadline 03/15/2023

Job Description

Working directly under the Recorder/Clerk of Court doing various tasks. Intermediate computer and customer service skills required. Basic knowledge of court procedures and land descriptions beneficial. Must have the ability to work in a fast-paced, technology-driven, and challenging work environment.

How To Apply

Mail resume and cover letter to Nelson County Recorder/Clerk of Court; Attn: Erin Fossen; 210 B Ave West Suite 203; Lakota ND 58344. Resumes will be accepted until March 15, 2023.

Assistant State's Attorney II - with Under Fill

  • County Burleigh
  • Full/Part Time Full Time
  • Salary Range $79,352 to $97,094.40 DOE
  • Application Deadline 03/07/2023

Job Description

Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Applicants will be considered immediately upon submitting application materials. The position may be filled prior to the listed closing date after successful completion of the application and interview process

ABOUT THE ROLE: 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.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Responsible for gathering evidence, conducting criminal and civil lawsuits including trials and appeals, and presenting information in court to prosecute or defend actions.
2. Advise law enforcement officers, prepare and present warrants, hold probable cause hearings, and review police reports for prosecution.
3. Advise elected and appointed officials and county employees as to their legal duties.
4. Draft legal documents, prepare legal opinions, pleadings, motions, briefs and orders, and conduct legal research.
5. Establish and maintain working relationships with judiciary, other attorneys, county officials, and law enforcement.

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS:
• 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 under filled with an Assistant Attorney I.

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS:
• Same as listed above except: No years of experience required
• Juris Doctorate form an accredited law school and licensed to practice in the state of North Dakota.
• Those sitting for the July 2023 BAR Exam.

How To Apply

Apply online at: https://www.burleighco.com/jobs/

Equipment Operator II

  • County Barnes
  • Full/Part Time Full Time
  • Salary Range $21.26 per hour
  • Application Deadline 02/22/2023

Job Description

Barnes County is accepting applications for an Equipment Operator II. Position to remain open until filled.

How To Apply

Additional information and applications (Barnes County Highway Department Application) available through ND Job Service, www.jobsnd.com or Barnes County website www.co.barnes.nd.us or can be picked up at the Barnes County Auditor’s Office, 230 4th Street NW Room 202, Valley City, ND 58072. Applications should be submitted to the Barnes County Highway Department, 1525 12th St. NW, Valley City, ND 58072.

Assistant State's Attorney - Senior

  • County Burleigh
  • Full/Part Time Full Time
  • Salary Range $96,470.40 to $107,057.60
  • Application Deadline 02/21/2023

Job Description

ABOUT THE ROLE: Under supervision of the State’s Attorney, is responsible for duties associated with various legal functions of the agency such as conducting lawsuits and prosecuting more complex cases, gathering evidence, maintaining narrative files, supervising assistant attorneys and other personnel.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• 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.

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS:

How To Apply

1. Must have a Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school and license to practice law in the State of North Dakota, with four years’ experience in active law practice that includes two or more years of experience in criminal litigation required.
2. Jury trial experience is required.
3. Requires a valid Class D North Dakota driver’s license, with a clean driving record.
4. 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.

Human Resources Director

  • County Pembina
  • Full/Part Time Full Time
  • Salary Range
  • Application Deadline 02/10/2023

Job Description

The Pembina County Board of Commissioners is currently accepting applications for a Human Resources Director. This is a full-time, benefited position. Responsibilities for the Human Resources Director include advising the Board and department heads regarding policies, administrative rules, and employment laws and regulations; assisting and guiding supervisors in hiring and termination, and counseling department heads and employees regarding compensation, benefits, grievance procedures and other personnel management matters. The HR Director also drafts revisions and additions to the personnel policy manual and administers salary reviews and compensation studies as needed.

How To Apply

Applications and a complete job description with required qualifications can be obtained on the county website at www.pembinacountynd.gov/hr or from the County Auditor’s Office. Please submit completed application and resume to Pembina County Auditor, 301 Dakota St. W, Cavalier, ND 58220. Application deadline is February 10th, 2022. EOE

Equipment Operator II

  • County McLean
  • Full/Part Time Full Time
  • Salary Range $44,232.36 - $64,563.20
  • Application Deadline 02/10/2023

Job Description

Are you looking for a rewarding career in public service with an excellent work-life balance and room for advancement? If your answer is an enthusiastic yes, please keep reading!

Our McLean County Highway Department team is seeking to fill one (1) or more positions as full-time Equipment Operator II(s) in Garrison. Applications will be accepted until 4:00 P.M. on Friday, February 10, 2023.

New team members must reside within 40 minutes travel time of the Garrison Highway Shop. Under supervision, you will perform a variety of skilled and semi-skilled work in the operation of heavy equipment (primarily motor graders) utilized in road construction, snow removal, bridge projects, maintenance, and other repair projects. To view the complete job description, visit our website, www.mcleancountynd.gov/employment.

Rewards of working for McLean County government:

 competitive starting salary starting at $44,232.36 with a full salary range of $44,232.36 - $64,563.20 (adjustments may be given for verifiable and applicable previous experience);
 100% employer-funded participation in ND Public Employees Retirement System defined benefit (pension) retirement program;
 100% employer-funded low deductible, health insurance for either single or family coverage;
 flexible work schedule;
 access to employee funded dental, vision, disability, deferred compensation, and flexible medical spending accounts; and,
 10-12 paid holidays per year along with annual and sick leave.

How To Apply

Preference will be given to applicants with prior experience in operation and routine maintenance of construction equipment. High school diploma and Class A North Dakota Driver’s License with tanker and air brake endorsement is REQUIRED on first day of work.

For further information 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.

McLean County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Sheriff Deputy

  • County LaMoure
  • Full/Part Time Full Time
  • Salary Range 48,672
  • Application Deadline 02/10/2023

Job Description

The LaMoure County Sheriff’s Office is currently accepting applications for the position of Deputy Sheriff. Applicants must be North Dakota P.O.S.T. licensed or licensable as a peace officer. Minimum starting salary is approximately $48,672.00 annually. LaMoure County offers a competitive benefit package to include 100% paid single and 70% family health insurance. LaMoure County also contributes 15.26% toward NDPERS retirement. A $3,000.00 incentive is paid and specialized training is offered upon completion of a 1-year probationary period. Deputies also receive on call pay. LaMoure County supplies all equipment, duty gear, including a take home vehicle.

How To Apply

For questions, contact the Lamoure County Sheriff’s Office at (701) 883-5720. Mail a cover letter, resume and an application to the LaMoure County Sheriff’s Office, P.O. Box 97, LaMoure, ND 58458 or email Sheriff Robert Fernandes at rfernandes@nd.gov. Applications are available through the LaMoure County Sheriff’s Office or visit https://lamourecountynd.com.

Legal Assistant I

  • County Burleigh
  • Full/Part Time Full Time
  • Salary Range $19.78 to $21.95 oer hour
  • Application Deadline 02/09/2023

Job Description

ABOUT THE ROLE: Under supervision of the department supervisor, is responsible for clerical, technical and paraprofessional activities in support of agency legal staff.

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS:
1. Two years’ experience performing legal office support; Associates degree with emphasis in the legal field preferred or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
2. Must be proficient with word processing software such as Word and possess excellent typing skills.
3. Knowledge of appropriate legal terminology, legal forms, and legal files necessary.
4. Requires a high degree of written and/or verbal communication skills dealing with employees, clients, or the general public.
5. Ability to handle multiple duties and priorities under the limited supervision of the State’s Attorney
6. Applicant will be subject to a post offer civil and criminal background check. The County will pay the costs associated with the exams.

PRIMARY JOB DUTIES:
• Prepares case files; notifies witnesses of trial dates and other appearances; helps maintain court calendar; collects necessary documents and reports; prepares subpoenas; consults with clerk of court in case scheduling; consults with sheriffs and police departments in court scheduling for officers.
• Prepares all legal documents, including pleadings, briefs, motions, summons and complaints, etc., and ensures that documents are filed in the appropriate court and served on all parties.
• Maintains and organizes files and prepares exhibits for courtroom presentation.
• Schedules appointments for Attorneys with public and other professionals.
• Maintain and account for funds received in restitution collections.
• Provides clerical assistance to include typing, filing, mail sorting and distributing, and other duties.
• Performs other duties as required and assigned.

How To Apply

Apply online at: https://www.burleighco.com/jobs/

Administrative Assistant III

  • County Barnes
  • Full/Part Time Full Time
  • Salary Range $19.01 per hour (DOE)
  • Application Deadline 02/07/2023

Job Description

The Barnes County Highway Department is accepting applications for an Administrative Assistant III. Application deadline is February 7, 2023.

How To Apply

Additional information and applications are available through ND Job Service, www.jobsnd.com, Barnes County website www.co.barnes.nd.us or can be picked up at the Barnes County Auditor’s Office, 230 4th Street NW, Room 202, Valley City, ND 58072. Applications should be submitted to the Barnes County Highway Department, 1525 12th St NW, Valley City, ND 58072.

Motor Grader Operator

  • County McIntosh
  • Full/Part Time Full Time
  • Salary Range $18.81-$19.31 per hour
  • Application Deadline 02/07/2023

Job Description

MCINTOSH COUNTY JOB DESCRIPTION

Equipment Operator


JOB SUMMARY: Under general supervision of the County Road Superintendent, this position is responsible for performing general labor type duties, hand and power tool operation, equipment, and truck operation to perform required road maintenance and various road and bridge projects.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Responsible for operating power tools, trucks, motor graders, front-end loaders, bulldozers, and other heavy equipment in a safe manner.
• Responsible for preventive maintenance and upkeep of equipment.
• Perform roadway maintenance duties, including minor structure and culvert replacement, gravel road maintenance, snow removal, gravel hauling, mowing and other duties as required by the Road Superintendent.
• Assist with all county road projects and assorted duties as needed. Will require the operation of county equipment.
• Perform related work as required including routine repair and maintenance of vehicles, equipment, buildings, and grounds as required.
• Generate detailed daily timecards, material, and work reports.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

ACCOUNTABILITIES:
• Observe established safety practices and procedures when working with tools and equipment.
• Ensure equipment is in good operating condition by adjusting and performing routine maintenance as operating results and conditions require.
• Create a positive and productive work atmosphere by communicating and maintaining a professional manner with supervisor, employees, and the general public.
• Prepare daily work reports and record equipment maintenance activities.
• Required to work after hours, weekends and holidays during road and weather emergencies. Scheduled hours may vary depending on seasonal workload.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:
• Must be a high school graduate or GED certified, 18 years of age or above.
• A CDL as issued by the Drivers License Division of the State of North Dakota is a plus but not required for a motor grader operator. A Class A CDL is preferred for a truck driver. No serious driving convictions.
• Applicant will be subject to post offer driver’s license and criminal background checks and drug screening.




WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS:
• Physical environment consists of indoor/outdoor exposure to various extremes of climate and weather.
• Will include physical motions of sitting, standing, walking, bending, pushing, pulling, crouching, twisting, grasping, climbing, lifting and carrying heavy items and other physical motions.
• Occasionally required to work early shifts, respond to call back or emergency procedures at all hours of the day, including holidays and weekends.
• Employees in this position are subject to random alcohol and controlled substance testing in accordance with the federal mandated Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act of 1991.
• This position is considered non-exempt from the FLSA and as such qualifies for overtime compensation for any hours worked over forty hours per week.

CLARIFICATION CLAUSE:
This job description is not intended and should not be construed to be a complete list of all duties, skills, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be a reasonable outline of those principal job elements essential in maintaining equipment operator related positions. The job description is not a contract. The County reserves the right to modify job descriptions at any time.

How To Apply

Applicant can apply by sending resume and application to McIntosh County Auditor, PO Box 39, Ashley, ND 58413 or emailing resume and applications to gketterl@nd.gov. Applications are available on our website.

Emergency Management Specialist

  • County Burleigh
  • Full/Part Time Full Time
  • Salary Range $23.50 to $26.08 per hour
  • Application Deadline 02/01/2023

Job Description

ABOUT THE ROLE:
The Emergency Management Specialist is responsible for supporting the operations of the Emergency Management department which is responsible for administering the County Emergency Management program as cited in ND Century Code 37-17.1-07. Assist and participate in operational readiness activities to include maintaining an emergency operations plan. Position will serve as the Director in their absence.

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS:

Associate’s Degree with major coursework in Business or Public Administration, Emergency Management, or closely related field Associate’s Degree with major coursework in Business or Public Administration, Emergency Management (or 60 semester hours of college credit) or related field corresponding to the job functions; and two (2) years’ experience providing emergency management activities.
• Must have knowledge of local, state, and federal law, ordinances, statutes, and regulations governing emergency management.
• Must have experience with grants and researching methods and procedures and their associated recordkeeping.
• Must possess a valid driver’s license with clean driving record, and must be able to pass civil, criminal, and driver’s license background checks.
• Demonstrated skill researching, preparing, writing, and editing official communication documents, proposals and plans.
• Demonstrated ability to independently prioritize workload, work under pressure with tight timelines and changing priorities, and simultaneously work on multiple projects.
• Demonstrated skill in Microsoft Office Suite (including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint applications) as well as typing and spelling.
• Must possess excellent interpersonal, organization, communication (written and verbal), analytical and decision-making skills and be proficient in the use of computers and related technology to include social mediums.

PRIMARY JOB DUTIES:
1. Assist with emergency preparedness functions; programs; plan writing, research, and updates; and ensuring accuracy and status of all required and related documentation and plans.
2. Assist and participate in operational readiness activities including providing disaster emergency awareness and preparedness information and coordinating training through logistical coordination and preparation of required materials.
3. Assist with the preparation of various reports on local and emergency/disaster activities and other administrative records. Helps provide technical assistance.
4. Assists in the design, implementation, coordination, and facilitation of exercises and the Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) compliant after-action reports by ensuring complete and appropriate communication to involved staff.
5. Assists in promoting emergency preparedness activities, emergency awareness and education programs and completion of reports as required through ND Department of Emergency Services and the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
6. Assists in the coordination of grants, research, and related reporting standards for local, state, and federal programs through filing and review of information.
7. Assist in the preparation and distribution of agendas and corresponding minutes.
8. Perform other duties as assigned.

How To Apply

Apply online at: https://www.burleighco.com/jobs/