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JOBS CURRENTLY AVAILABLE:

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

 

County Williams
Job Title Parks Maintenance Worker (Seasonal)
Full/Part Time Part Time
Salary Range $18.00/hour
Job Description DESCRIPTION:

Under general supervision, performs maintenance and upkeep of County Parks.

Work is available approximately to mid-September (depending on weather conditions).

Applicants must have a valid driver's license. Offers of employment will be contingent on successful completion of a driving record review, reference review, background check and pre employment drug and alcohol screening.


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.
•Weed removal
•Mowing
•Tree trimming
•Painting and minor repair of shelters, tables and etc.
•Cleaning and maintenance of public restrooms


TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS:

•High School diploma or GED equivalent; OR 1 year of farm related work experience
•Must possess a valid North Dakota Driver's License or equivalent.


SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:

Preferred Knowledge and Skills:
•Knowledge or experience using lawn care equipment
•Knowledge or experience with maintenance of lawn care equipment
•General maintenance/painting experience


Special Working Conditions:
•Work is performed in an outdoor environment;

Compensation:
Compensation for this position depends on experience, qualifications, licenses and training. Salary starts at $18/hour.
How To Apply Apply online at www.williams.nd.us
Application Deadline 04/30/2020
Link to County or Job Service Listing

 

County Williams
Job Title Staff Engineer
Full/Part Time Full Time
Salary Range $80,000 – $100,000/year
Job Description DESCRIPTION:


Staff Engineer to work in transportation system planning and maintenance


EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

Conduct engineering studies related to transportation system planning and/or maintenance;

Establish overall design concepts and design all components of roadways and associated items;

Prepare plan and profile sheets, estimates and detailed designs using AutoCAD Civil 3D;

Develop specifications for transportation-related projects including paved and gravel road systems;

Perform calculations to determine areas, quantities, and costs associated with transportation-related engineering projects;

Supervise and/or conduct the inspection, materials testing, surveying and/or office processes to ensure construction projects are completed in accordance with contract requirements;

Prepare field notes, log books, reports and other forms to comply with County/State/Federal procedures for project documentation;

Maintain/Evaluate County inventory for road surfacing types, bridges, culverts and report necessary documentation to North Dakota Department of Transportation or various agencies;

Set up and evaluate traffic count analysis using radar traffic counters on County and Township roads;

Assist with County special assessment projects according to North Dakota Century Code;

Assist with engineering plan review of development plats and plans submitted through the County Planning and Zoning Board;

Maintain project files and perform project management for road improvement projects directly or working with Consulting Engineers;

Maintain confidentiality of non-public records and make available all data and information deemed a public record by the North Dakota Century Code.



Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering (or related field - i.e. Construction Engineering)

Registration as an Engineer in Training (EIT) with ability to obtain Professional Engineering license in the State of North Dakota within 12 months from the hiring date

ND Driver's License or equivalent (valid driver's license from another State)


Preferred Qualifications:
ND Professional Engineering license;

Experience performing hydraulic analysis and reviewing civil plans;

Experience conducting bridge inspections, interpreting structure inventory and appraisal sheets;

Knowledge of roadway base stabilization and preventive maintenance methods on paved roadways.

Experience establishing overall design concepts and design all components of roadways and associated items;

Experience preparing plan and profile sheets, estimates and detailed designs using AutoCAD Civil 3D;

Experience performing calculations to determine areas, quantities, and costs associated with transportation-related engineering projects;

Experience supervising and/or conducting the inspection, materials testing, and/or office processes to ensure construction projects are completed in accordance with contract requirements

Compensation: $80,000 – $100,000/year
How To Apply Apply online at www.williamsnd.com
Application Deadline 03/31/2020
Link to County or Job Service Listing

 

County Burleigh
Job Title Office Assistant I - Temporary - Extension
Full/Part Time Full Time
Salary Range $14.01
Job Description Job Summary:
This position is under the supervision of the Administrative Supervisor of the Burleigh County NDSU Extension Office, and is responsible for general clerical duties, assisting the Extension Agent with program development and delivery, updating generated information, answers telephones, assists members of the public, and maintains files. Start and end dates of employment are negotiable.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Requires a high school diploma or general education degree (GED), and six (6) months to one (1) year related experience and/or training; or 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 the Microsoft Office suite to include word processing, Excel or Access and Publisher. Some experience with Social Media is preferred as is an awareness of 4-H.
• Successful completion of the interview process, reference checks, and post offer criminal record check. The County will pay the costs associated with the exams.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Implement Extension programs, confirm instructors, schedule programs, complete needed program reports, and keep files current under supervision of the Extension Agent.
• Review past files to verify the need for the program. Store material in paper form, and photocopy needed materials and documents.
• Retrieve and transport all supplies needed for special programs.
• Greet and assist in responding to requests from members of the public answer phones and transfer calls to the appropriately identified staff.
• Prioritize and plan work activities, developing action plans and effective utilization of time and resources.
• Keep database of program participants and complete necessary paperwork for each special program.
• Must demonstrate good customer service skills.
How To Apply Apply online at: https://www.burleighco.com/jobs/default.asp
Application Deadline 03/19/2020
Link to County or Job Service Listing

 

County Ward
Job Title County Auditor/Treasurer
Full/Part Time Full Time
Salary Range $101,445.38 - $106,581.05 Level 37 Step 1-3 Depending on Experience
Job Description GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION:

As specified in the Ward County Home Rule Charter “Non-elected department heads serve on appointment by and at the discretion of the Board of County Commissioners and are appointed solely on the basis of executive and administrative qualifications determined by the Board of County Commissioners. The county personnel policy shall detail the hiring and termination procedures for county employees as well as available benefits and other regulations relevant to employment with the county.”
The Ward County Auditor/Treasurer’s position is appointed by the Ward County Commissioners and serves as department head for the Auditor/Treasurer’s Office.
Specific areas of responsibility for this position are covered in the ND Century Code under sections 11-13-(sections 1-18), 16.1, Chapters 40, 57 and 61. Primary functions include overseeing and managing the Auditor/Treasurer’s Office including all functions of the combined offices including serving as clerk of the county commissioners, and county elections administrator.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (“” Indicates essential function)

• Carry out County Auditor and County Treasurer duties as listed in ND Century Code.
• Serve as clerk of the Board of County Commissioners: prepares agendas, attend meetings and keep an accurate record of the official proceedings of the board.
• Serves as Chief Financial Officer for the County: keeps complete and detailed records of all financial transactions; prepares, coordinates and develops annual budget; and prepares monthly financial reports, or as requested.
• Maintain accounting policies and procedures to ensure compliance with General Accepted Accounting Principles and governmental standards and maintain internal control.
• Serves as Chief Election Official for the County: oversee and coordinate all County and State elections, including City and/or School for which the County has a Joint Powers Agreement to conduct their elections. Is responsible for recruiting and instructing election workers on their duties and election equipment; verifies signatures on required petitions; enter ballot information into software, proof and approve all ballot layouts; process absentee ballots; publish ballot and precinct map; establish absentee precinct and early voting precinct and dates; prepare test deck for testing of all election machines; maintain and use the Election Administration Central Voter file; compile and upload election results to the Secretary of State on election night; hold canvassing; certify and publish election results.
• Collaborate with county department heads in planning and developing the annual overall county budget and levy certification for presentation to the county commissioners.
• Manages the combined offices of Auditor and Treasurer: hire, train, supervise and evaluate the performance of the office staff.
• Coordinate activities of the department with other county departments and/or government agencies to ensure cooperation and strive toward common goals.
• Supervises the calculation of tax levies, maximum mill levies and preparation of tax statements and mailed within the timeline of the ND Century Code.
• Maintain contracts, Joint Power Agreements, and Memorandum of Understandings between Ward County and other entities.
• Maintain and annually update insurance policies for automobile, liability, inland marine, boiler and machinery as well as buildings and contents.
• Maintain and administer grants awarded to Ward County.
• Provide clerical support for other County governing boards such as Planning Commission, Park Board and Special Assessments.
• Perform all administrative functions of the office.


SUPERVISION RECEIVED/EXERCISED:

This position is supervised by the County Commissioners. The Auditor/Treasurer supervises the office staff (hiring, discipline, termination, etc.) in the County Auditor/Treasurer office.


POSITION QUALIFICATIONS (KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES):

• Four-year degree in Business Administration or accounting or equivalent experience.
• 5 years’ experience in a County Auditor and/or Treasurer’s Office, preferred.
• Specific knowledge of laws pertaining to County Auditors and/or Treasurers preferred.
• Ability to complete the newly appointed County Auditor/Treasurer instructional classes as required by ND state law.
• Ability to read and understand complex instructions, laws & regulations.
• Knowledge of legal descriptions of land.
• Knowledge of workflow in a County Auditor/Treasurer’s Office.
• Ability to supervise staff and manage office.
• Ability to develop and submit annual County budget.
• Must possess a valid ND Drivers License and insurable driving record
• Must have the ability to learn and effectively use the County’s computer software, organize assigned work and perform work productively, learn and effectively use new methods, procedures, and technologies in carrying out the functions of the position; and to work effectively and cooperatively with other employees, other agencies and the public.
• Applicant may be subject to a background credit check


PHYSICAL and MENTAL DEMANDS: These support the essential functions of the position.

• Must be able to work through stressful situations with constant interruptions.
• Must possess excellent written, and verbal communication skills
• Must be able to communicate effectively over the phone
• Must be able to operate a computer.
• Works with various types of office equipment
• Must have good (or corrected) vision for the ability to read documents (including aged small hand written print) and other information, including color definition, depth perception and field of vision.
• Must be able to move about, reaching, stooping and lifting up to 50 pounds alone or 75 lbs. with assistance
• Must be able to stand or sit for a minimum of two hours at a time
• Must have good balance and be able to climb ladders and use stools in working with files.
• Must be able to work independently and be adaptable.


WORK ENVIRONMENT:

• This position normally works Monday-Friday, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm but may be called upon to work irregular hours including evenings or weekends during busy periods.
• This position normally works seated at a desk in an environmentally controlled office often using a computer terminal. Considerable time is spent on the telephone answering questions and providing information.
• This position frequently works alone.
• This position works in close proximity to vibrating equipment including printers, copiers, and voting equipment.


OTHER ASSIGNMENTS:
County Department Heads and supervisors reserve the right to amend the functions assigned this position, either temporarily or permanently, at anytime as they determine the best interest of their department. Further, employees may be assigned other or additional functions to fill-in during the absence of other employees or vacancies in other positions.
How To Apply Please submit your Cover Letter, Resume, and Ward County Application to Human.Resources@co.ward.nd.us by March 12th, 2020 at noon.

You can find the Ward County Application on the Ward County website on the "jobs" page.
Application Deadline 03/12/2020
Link to County or Job Service Listing https://www.co.ward.nd.us/Jobs.aspx?UniqueId=99&From=All&CommunityJobs=False&JobID=County-AuditorTreasurer-198

 

County Emmons
Job Title Road Superintendent
Full/Part Time Full Time
Salary Range Dependent upon experience
Job Description http://www.emmonsnd.com/human-resources-information.html
How To Apply Mail application to Emmons County Auditor, PO Box 129, Linton, ND 58552. Or email application to mohlhauser@nd.gov.
Application Deadline 03/02/2020
Link to County or Job Service Listing http://www.emmonsnd.com/human-resources-information.html

 

County Cass
Job Title Truck Driver-Temporary
Full/Part Time Part Time
Salary Range $18.79-$21.80/hr
Job Description Responsible for operation of tandem axle gravel truck with pup. Placing gravel in various locations in Cass County. Incumbent may also
be required to haul other construction materials, asphalt, rock etc.

Responsible for vehicle operation, routine vehicle checks and maintenance.

Assist with manual highway maintenance activities. May require prolonged standing; lifting up to 70 pounds; frequent bending, stooping, and stretching.

OTHER: This position is safety-sensitive and requires pre-employment testing.
How To Apply https://www.casscountynd.gov/Home/Components/JobPosts/Job/203/1497
Application Deadline 03/01/2020
Link to County or Job Service Listing

 

County Cass
Job Title Highway Department Shop & Grounds Laborer-Temporary
Full/Part Time Part Time
Salary Range $15.79-$21.80/hr
Job Description Maintain the Highway Departments Grounds to a high maintenance standard. Perform general cleaning of all county highway shop spaces and
vehicles, pick up parts from various area vendors, perform minor vehicle maintenance activities.
How To Apply https://www.casscountynd.gov/Home/Components/JobPosts/Job/205/1497
Application Deadline 03/01/2020
Link to County or Job Service Listing

 

County Cass
Job Title Highway Department Maintenance Laborer - Temporary
Full/Part Time Part Time
Salary Range $13.79-$18.61/hr
Job Description Perform manual labor related to the unloading of gravel from train cars and various duties related to highway and bridge maintenance.
How To Apply https://www.casscountynd.gov/Home/Components/JobPosts/Job/207/1497
Application Deadline 03/01/2020
Link to County or Job Service Listing

 

County Burleigh
Job Title Law Clerk
Full/Part Time Full Time
Salary Range $18.19 per hour
Job Description Minimum Qualifications:
• Must be a first or second year law school student from an accredited law school working toward a juris doctorate degree.
• Preference given to those eligible for practice under the rules for limited practice of law by law students.
• Applicants will be subject to a post offer criminal background check.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Assist with the preparation of legal documents, pleadings, motions, briefs and orders; appear in court as required.
• Assist with legal research and criminal prosecutions including jury trials and appeals.
• Assist attorneys with legal work and anything that is quasi-legal in nature.
• Perform other duties as required and assigned.
How To Apply Apply online at: https://www.burleighco.com/jobs/
Application Deadline 03/01/2020
Link to County or Job Service Listing

 

County Williams
Job Title Patrol Deputy
Full/Part Time Full Time
Salary Range $53,700.00 to $71,400.00/year
Job Description 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 safety and security to citizens in the community through law enforcement, patrol, civil process service, investigations and other duties on an assigned shift.
•Patrols assigned areas, looking for illegal, hazardous and suspicious activities and persons; provides back-up assistance, scene security and protection for regional emergency services personnel.
•Enforces local and state laws and enforces compliance with local regulations and ordinances, according to policies, procedures and regulations.
•Conducts traffic stops and investigates traffic accidents; assists victims and witnesses, and investigates incidents as required; reports hazardous conditions and safety concerns.
•Responds to emergency and non-emergency calls for service; interrogates and communicates with victims, witnesses and suspects in cases; secures and documents crime scene and property; identifies and collects evidence; takes criminal complaints from citizens.
•Arrests law violators; locates, pursues and arrests criminal suspects; transports and processes prisoners and special custody cases; testifies in court; serves arrest and search warrants.
•Assists other Sheriff's Office staff, County departments, and Federal, state and local law enforcement agencies as needed.
•As assigned, serves civil process documents, warrants, legal notices, and subpoenas.
•Conducts community policing activities to help prevent crime, reduce fear of crime, and improve community relations; talks with business owners and other people in assigned area, listens to concerns, and offers suggestions to improve safety and security.
•Completes detailed reports and required technical paperwork.
•Maintains patrol vehicles and equipment in clean and effective operating order.
•May present education and information programs through community and school awareness projects; teaches and counsels residents on law enforcement activities, programs and referral resources.
•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:

Education, Experience and License/Certifications:
•High School diploma or GED equivalent.
•Must pass a thorough background investigation.
•Must be a Licensed Peace Officer through the ND POST board (or equivalent) OR have complete Peace officer training at an accredited police academy and be eligible to become licensed.
•Must possess a valid North Dakota Driver's License or equivalent.
•Must be able to work in uniform during weekdays, weekends, and holidays on any assigned shift.


SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:

Required Knowledge and Skills:
•Knowledge of county and State laws, regulations, statutes and ordinances
•Knowledge of law enforcement principles, and emergency response techniques
•Knowledge of the criminal justice and court systems, procedures and protocols in North Dakota
•Knowledge of principles and practices of law enforcement records management
•Knowledge of hazardous chemicals and materials, first aid and CPR
•Skill in the care, maintenance and safe operation of a variety of firearms, impact weapons, chemical agents, and other law enforcement tools and equipment
•Skill in remaining alert at all times and reacting quickly and calmly in emergency situations
•Skill in communicating with violators, recognizing suspicious behavior patterns, mediating difficult situations, and using effective arrest & control techniques
•Skill in dealing with situations requiring diplomacy, understanding, fairness, firmness and sound judgment
•Skill in operating motor vehicles and special equipment during emergency situations and winter conditions
•Skill in working as a team member with other law enforcement and multi-jurisdictional agencies
•Skill in operating a personal computer and special software applications
•Skill in effectively communicating verbal and written instructions


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!

Learn more about working in the Sheriff's Office here: http://bit.ly/WorkfortheSO
How To Apply Please apply online at www.williamsnd.com
Application Deadline 02/29/2020
Link to County or Job Service Listing

 

County Williams
Job Title Staff Accountant
Full/Part Time Full Time
Salary Range $22-$28/hour
Job Description Summary:

Under general direction of the Finance Director performs basic accounting duties in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Assists with the day-to day, monthly, and year-end operations of the Finance Department including grant management.



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.

•Coordinates the accounting functions related to grants including monitoring/tracking the status of each grant through its life cycle and preparing fiscal reports for timely submission and reviewing or directing all accounting entries related to grants or restricted funds

•Tracks and maintains reimbursements of County funds

•Maintains general ledger to include the preparation of journal entries, accounts analysis and reconciliation to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance with GAAP and County Financial Policies

•Maintains and improves existing chart of accounts

•Assists and reconciles payroll to include maintenance of records, processing paychecks and preparing quarterly and year end payroll reports

•Performs accounts payable duties such as verifying all invoices for payment, ensuring expenditures are charged to appropriate accounts, and proper documentation is in place

•Maintains the Commercial Credit Card program

•Calculates Mill levies and coordinate outside agencies budget review

•Assists with year-end preparation of W2s and 1099s

•Assists in Maintaining accounting records for fixed assets

•Assists outside auditors to include preparing schedules, invoices, providing explanation of supporting materials and procedures, and preparing any other necessary data

•Assists in annual budget preparation as well as variance reporting throughout the year

•Recommends, designs, and implements any necessary department controls

•Maintains confidentiality of non-public records and makes available all data and information deemed a public record by the North Dakota Century Code

•May perform other related duties as assigned by supervisor




TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS:


•Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field

•Preferable two years of experience or more

•Must possess a valid North Dakota Driver's License or equivalent


SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:


•Knowledge of GAAP as well as budgeting, reporting, taxation and revenue activities

•Knowledge of computerized accounting system, ability to work with detail, and excellent organizational skills

•Analytical thinking skills

•Ability to work independently as well as in a team

•Advanced Microsoft Excel skills

•Advanced Communication skills


Compensation: Salary ranges from $22-$28/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 www.williamsnd.com
Application Deadline 02/29/2020
Link to County or Job Service Listing

 

County Mountrail
Job Title Public Health Nurse
Full/Part Time Full Time
Salary Range $23.38-$29.23 DOE, Excellent Benefit Package
Job Description The Public Health Nurse will provide an array of professional public health nursing services to UMDHU residents including individuals, families, community groups and the general public. This position assumes responsibility for competence in the field of public health services including administration and clinical competence and professional development. The Public Health Nurse is responsible for identifying health needs and disparities and working with management to allocate resources for impact of public health approaches.
How To Apply Please apply at Job Service of ND
Application Deadline 02/29/2020
Link to County or Job Service Listing

 

County Williams
Job Title DMV Manager
Full/Part Time Full Time
Salary Range $30.00 - $33.00/hour
Job Description DESCRIPTION:


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.

Summary:

Oversees staff and procedures related to the processing of applications for motor vehicle registration, titling, taxes, leases and passports.


EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:


• Hires, trains, supervises, and monitors the performance of assigned personnel; assigns work activities; monitors workloads, NOI's and accuracy ratings

• Ensures compliance with DOT contract, departmental/division policies, procedures, and regulations

• Maintains departmental inventory records within STARS; conducts inventory audits

• Provides customer service to the public and responds to inquiries regarding DOT policies related to registrations, titling and passports

• Monitors the effectiveness of departmental procedures and processes; develops and implements procedures to aid in office efficiency and accuracy

• Ensures staff are completing required forms and application materials as required by the DOT contract; conducts research to obtain missing or validate questionable information

• Receives, reviews and processes a variety of documents including dealer paperwork, individual registration applications and passport applications

• Examines applications and performs accepted procedures for verification of data to ensure requirements are met prior to processing; monitors all submitted paperwork for fraud and forgeries

• Inputs data to appropriate computerized systems

• Completes required communications, reports and record-keeping related to processed applications

• 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 G.E.D and 5 years of related work experience;

• 3-5 years experience working in government preferred

• 1-3 years management experience preferred


SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:


Special Working Conditions

• Occasional, scheduled, travel to Bismarck for State-provided training is required

Compensation: $30 to $33.00/hour - Depending on training and experience
How To Apply Apply online at www.williamsnd.com
Application Deadline 02/28/2020
Link to County or Job Service Listing

 

County Williams
Job Title Weed Control Director
Full/Part Time Full Time
Salary Range
Job Description Summary:
Administers programs for chemical spraying to control and eradicate designated noxious weeds from public and private land; executes training programs and public speaking activities to advance public knowledge of noxious weed identification and eradication



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.
•Administers the state and county programs to control and eradicate designated noxious weeds in accordance with North Dakota Century Code 63-01.1-05 and applicable pesticide application laws
•Develops and implements County weed control plans; identifies and documents targeted areas for noxious weed and biological control; maintains mapping information of noxious weed locations and areas of chemical application
•Plans and directs the application of pesticides; prioritizes projects and oversees work to assure the proper application of materials and the observance of all safety procedures.
•Supervises and monitors the performance of clerical and seasonal staff; provides training and equipment to ensure legal and safe practices; prepares work schedules, assigns work duties, and monitors completion of assigned tasks
•Oversees chemical storage and chemical distribution; ensures chemicals are handled following MSDS standards
•Administers equipment and chemical bidding processes; executes contracts as approved by Weed Board and legal council;
•Executes annual education program for landowners, media, producers, business owners and the general public; presents information on noxious weed identification, means of eradication and pesticide certification programs during public meetings and small group sessions; collaborates with NDSU Extension and State Weed Control officials to promote identification and eradiation of noxious weeds
•Investigates and documents noxious weed complaints; executes enforcement actions as necessary
•Develops and administers annual budget; monitors and approves expenditures and program billing.
•Oversees chemical resale program
•Ensures daily logs and application records/maps are complete and accurate; prepares program billing and required reports
•Ensures regular inspection, cleaning and routine maintenance is performed on all vehicles and equipment; follows safety regulations on all equipment and vehicles
•Collaborates with Williams County administrative departments (Communications, Facilities, Finance, GIS, Human Resources, Information Technology) following the terms of the approved joint powers agreement
•Maintains confidentiality of non-public records and makes available all data and information deemed a public record by the North Dakota Century Code.


Education, Experience and License/Certifications:
•Bachelors degree in agriculture or a related field; AND
•Two (2) years of weed control work experience, including use of spraying equipment and licensure in application of 'restricted use' pesticides AND
•Two (2) years experience supervising and training staff
•Must possess a valid North Dakota Driver's License or equivalent
•Must possess, or acquire within 12 weeks of hire, North Dakota Commercial Certifications for selling and applying chemicals.


Special Working Conditions:
•Work schedule will vary through the calendar year; work will be performed intermittently during early mornings and weekends
•Work is performed in an outdoor environment; exposed to pressurized chemical vapors; may be required to lift up to 50 pounds
How To Apply Apply online at www.williamsnd.com
Application Deadline 02/28/2020
Link to County or Job Service Listing

 

County Burleigh
Job Title Finance Director - with Under Fill
Full/Part Time Full Time
Salary Range $88,566.40 - $98,404.80 / Under Fill $78,769.60
Job Description Job Summary: Under supervision of the Board of County Commissioners, performs complex administrative duties directing the accounting and budgetary operations of the County acting as comptroller in charge of revenue and expenditures.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or related field; must be a Certified Public Accountant, and have 3-5 years’ experience in a similar position with general knowledge of accounting techniques, laws, and regulations pertaining to governmental accounting practice.
• Must have the ability to design, prepare and present complex budget and computerized accounting systems.
• Must possess excellent communication skills to establish and maintain effective working relationships with County officials and employees, and the general public.
• Must possess computer skills with proficiency in MS Excel. Must have the ability to plan, organize and supervise the work of others, and analyze, interpret, and prepare reports and records.
• Knowledge of relevant federal and state laws, department policies and procedures.
• Experience in property management of buildings and grounds, and negotiating leases preferred.

Finance Director – Under Fill

If candidates do not meet the above requirements the position may be underfilled with a Finance Director Under Fill

Salary Grade: 16
Starting Pay: $78,769.60 annually

• Minimum qualifications for Finance Director – Under Fill require the same as listed above except:
No Certified Public Accountant certification is required
• Must have the ability to obtain a Certified Public Account certification with in three (3) years of hire.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Responsible for performing complex administrative duties and professional work in directing the accounting and budgetary operations of the County, acting as comptroller overseeing all revenue and expenditures for the County.
• Responsible for computing mill levies for all taxing districts in the County in accordance with state statue, prepare tax abstract for the state and prepare financial data/information for the State Legislature.
• Advise County Commissioners and Department Heads on financial issues and assist with reviewing budgets and financial audits; attend Commission meetings.
• Prepare and review journal entries, prepare reports for the state, and review bank statement reconciliations.
• Compile a comprehensive annual financial budget, review, analyze, and interpret monthly financials, and monitor budget for overages and shortages.
• Formulate, implement, interpret, and monitor enforcement of county accounting policies, procedures, and internal controls to ensure the integrity of county financial operations and compliance with all legal requirements and applicable accounting standards.
• Oversee the maintenance of the County’s capital asset records, track capital expenditures, identify and assign inventory numbers to capital assets, and prepare capital asset reports as scheduled.
• Serve as property manager for the County Courthouse and Provident buildings negotiating leases.
• Administers the risk management insurance coverage’s.
• Administer state and federal grants. Compile data for County Auditor’s Certificate of Indebtedness, tax data, bonding process, and political subdivisions.
• Responsible for assisting department heads in preparation and review of annual budgets, review journal entries, develop and implement accounting techniques, internal auditing, and implementing controls.
• Administer the County’s liability, boiler and capital asset insurance policies.
How To Apply Apply online at: https://www.burleighco.com/jobs/
Application Deadline 02/24/2020
Link to County or Job Service Listing