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County Jobs

[This page is for viewing and listing jobs in North Dakota Counties only. Non-county listings will be deleted.]

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

County Burleigh
Job Title Jail Nurse - RN or LPN
Full/Part Time Full Time
Salary Range $46,384 - $60,340 DOE
Job Description Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Perform sick call duties on a daily basis.
• Perform medication passes.
• Ability to interact with high-risk inmates within the Detention Center on a one on one basis with no Detention officer present.
• Conduct health assessments, lab draws and communicable disease screenings.
• Provides nursing services, treatments and diagnostic and preventive procedures appropriate for inmate care and safety; interprets physicians’ orders; administers prescribed medication; applies surgical dressings and bandages; provides emergency first aid care; checks and records vital signs; instructs inmates concerning discharge planning; observes signs and symptoms during sick call; reports reactions to treatments and medications as well as changes in the inmates’ emotional or physical condition
• Under the supervision of the Jail Nurse Supervisor directs and guides patient teaching and activities that commensurate with his/her education and demonstrated competencies.
• Serving as a liaison with medical providers to schedule outside medical appointments regarding the medical care of the inmate populations.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Must be U S Citizen, 18 years of age or older; high school graduate or GED certified.
• Graduation from an Accredited School of Nursing.
• Preference to those who have nursing experience in a correctional facility.
• Must have a current ND RN/LPN unencumbered License.
How To Apply Apply online at:
Application Deadline 01/22/2019
Link to County or Job Service Listing


County Burleigh
Job Title Assistant State's Attorney II - with Under Fill
Full/Part Time Full Time
Salary Range $67,620.80 - $83,096.00
Job Description Minimum Qualifications:
• Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school and licensed to practice law in the State of North Dakota.
• Must have two or more years of experience as an attorney practicing criminal law.
• Requires a valid driver’s license; applicant will be subject to a standard post offer background and criminal records check.
• Must efficiently operate a computer with knowledge of word processing, Westlaw, and/or similar legal research software.
• Must communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing.

If no candidates meet the above requirements, the position may be under filled with an Assistant State's Attorney I.

Grade 11, Starting Pay Range: $59,820.80- $73,486.40 annually

• Minimum qualifications for Assistant State’s Attorney I require the same as listed above except: No years of experience is necessary.
• Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school and licensed to practice in the state of North Dakota.
• Applicants that are sitting for the February 2019 BAR Exam

• Responsible for gathering evidence, conducting criminal and civil lawsuits including trials and appeals, and presenting information in court to prosecute or defend actions.
• Advise law enforcement officers, prepare and present warrants, hold probable cause hearings, and review police reports for prosecution.
• Advise elected and appointed officials and county employees as to their legal duties.
• Draft legal documents, prepare legal opinions, pleadings, motions, briefs and orders, and conduct legal research.
• Establish and maintain working relationships with judiciary, other attorneys, county officials, and law enforcement.
How To Apply Apply online at:
Application Deadline 01/24/2019
Link to County or Job Service Listing


County Barnes
Job Title Assistant State's Attorney
Full/Part Time Full Time
Salary Range Starting Salary: DOE
Job Description The Barnes County State’s Attorney’s Office is accepting applications for an Assistant State’s Attorney.
How To Apply Additional information is available through ND Job Service ( or ( Documents must be submitted to Barnes County State’s Attorney.
Application Deadline 01/25/2019
Link to County or Job Service Listing


County Burleigh
Job Title Attorney II - Social Services
Full/Part Time Full Time
Salary Range $67,620.80 - $101,379.20
Job Description Job Announcement
Attorney II
Burleigh County Social Services
Job ID: 3012113
Closing Date: January 31, 2019
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part-time: Full-time,
Salary Hiring Range: $67,620.80-$101,379.20 DOE
Summary of Work
•Provide legal counsel on child welfare cases
•Provide legal representation during litigation of child welfare cases
•Engage in appellate practice concerning child welfare cases
•Represent agency in legal actions defined by state and county policies regarding vulnerable adults
•Serve as legal advisor to the agency regarding policy and development activities at state and local levels
•Lead and manage the legal staff for social services
•Represent the agency with regard to interests that arise from Economic Assistance cases and provide consultation on specific situations and policy issues
•Provide training and education
•Determine jurisdiction, venue, and service of process issues
•Perform legal research
•Prepare appropriate findings of fact, conclusions of law, orders for judgment and judgments after court proceedings
•Interpret and apply state and federal laws and administrative rules
•Receive, research and respond to questions or complaints; provide information, explain policy and procedure and/or facilitate a resolution
•Provide consultation, make recommendations, give appropriate advice, and/or facilitate decisions
•Develop and propose policy, procedures, and rules
•Establish and maintain working relationships with judiciary, other attorneys, and law enforcement

Minimum Qualifications:

Attorney II Requirements:
•Requires Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school
•License to practice Law in ND
•Two years of work experience as an attorney

Attorney I (Underfill) Requirements:
If no candidates meet the above requirements the position may be underfilled with an Attorney I (0711) with the following minimum qualifications:
•Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school
•License to practice Law in ND

Other General Requirements
•Requires a valid driver's license
•Must communicate (oral and written) clearly and concisely
•Candidates must successfully complete a standard background and criminal record check
•Requires three professional references to be included with application.
Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to applicants who have the following:
•Work experience with juvenile law, government prosecution and court experience
•Computer experience using MS Outlook, Word, and Excel

Application Procedures
•Applications must be submitted online at by 11:59 p.m. or before the closing date, on January 31, 2019.
•Please provide details in the employment history sections of the application form on how your education, experience and skills will qualify you for this position. Supplemental information such as a cover letter and resume may be included, but the initial review and score will be based on the information provided in your online application.
•Please fill in all information requested on the application form, such as dates of employment, hours worked per week, credits earned, etc. INCOMPLETE SECTIONS WILL NOT BE GIVEN CREDIT.
•The Department’s Human Resource Division staff will score applications against the minimum qualifications and preferences listed on the job announcement and qualifying military service. After the scoring is completed, a certified list of eligible candidates and the applications will be forwarded to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview, based on the final scores.
•Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
For more information or if you need an accommodation, Please Contact: Kim Osadchuk
Employing Unit: Burleigh County Social Services
Telephone Number: 701-222-6670
TTY Number: ND Relay Service 1-800-366-6888 (text); 1-800-366-6889 (voice)
If you are experiencing technical difficulties with the Application Process or uploading attachments , please contact or (701)328-3290
Equal Employment Opportunity
The State of North Dakota and this hiring agency do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, genetics, religion, age or disability in employment or the provisions of services and complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act.
As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10
How To Apply Apply online at:
Application Deadline 01/31/2019
Link to County or Job Service Listing


County Burleigh
Job Title File Clerk
Full/Part Time Full Time
Salary Range $13.78 - $15.35 per hour
Job Description Duties and Responsibilities:
• Refile files and maintain the file system.
• Pull files for appropriate hearings and distribute those files to the appropriate attorneys.
• Make copies of daily and weekly criminal calendars and distribute them to the staff.
• Collect outgoing mail and distribute that mail to the appropriate entities and to the mailroom. Pick up the new mail, date stamp all pieces of mail, find State’s Attorneys file number for each piece of mail, locate the appropriate file and distribute those files to the appropriate staff persons.
• Dispose and shred obsolete files in accordance with established retirement schedule or legal requirements.
• Provide back up support for the Legal Secretaries including answering the phone, assist the general public and attorneys that come into the office, enter in new police reports and assign them to the appropriate attorneys.
• Assisting and entering information on fingerprint cards.

Minimum Qualifications:
• High School diploma or general education degree (GED): and six months to one year related experience and/or training, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Must be able to adapt to changes in the work environment, manage competing demands, change approach or method to deal with changes, delays or unexpected events.
• Should have knowledge of word processing software; Word Perfect or Microsoft Word preferred.
How To Apply Apply online at:
Application Deadline 02/01/2019
Link to County or Job Service Listing


County Burleigh
Job Title Detention Officer
Full/Part Time Full Time
Salary Range $20.59 - $22.95
Job Description Duties and Responsibilities:
• Responsible for the protection, life and property of inmates within the Detention Center.
• Process and release inmates, determine the appropriate classification of inmates; assess and respond to the needs of special populations. Conduct visual and audio surveillance of Detention Center.
• Gather information in criminal and administrative investigations by interviewing and obtaining statements of victims, witnesses and/or suspects. Prepare investigative reports and determine probable cause to recommend disciplinary
• Perform searches of people; this may include inspecting unclothed inmates, which may include exposure to bodily fluids and wastes. Perform searches of inmate correspondence items, and objects capable of concealment. Detect and collect evidence.
• Pursue fleeing inmates, perform rescue operations, and effectively restrain an inmate with restraints, forcibly if necessary.
• Transport and escort prisoners, detainees and committed mental patients, using appropriate restraints.
• Perform other duties as assigned which may include but not limited to, preparing and serving food, inspection of doors and windows to ensure security, and working rotating shifts.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Requires a high school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED).
• Requires an associate’s degree (or 60 semester hours of college credit) with a GPA of 2.0 or better from an accredited college or university validated by transcripts;
• OR two (2) years of work experience in corrections, law enforcement;
• OR three (3) years of full time continuous active duty military experience.
• Requires applicant to have a passing score of 70% on the Corrections Exam.
How To Apply Apply Online at:
Application Deadline 02/06/2019
Link to County or Job Service Listing


County Barnes
Job Title Chief Correctional Officer
Full/Part Time Full Time
Salary Range Depends on experience
Job Description Barnes County Corrections Facility is now accepting applications for a full-time Chief Correctional Officer. Must pass a background check and drug screen. Hourly wage: Depends on Experience. Open until filled.
How To Apply Applications & complete job description available through ND Job Service ( Applications may be mailed or dropped off at the Barnes County Auditor’s Office, 230 4th St NW, Room 202, Valley City, ND 58072.
Application Deadline 03/08/2019
Link to County or Job Service Listing