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The City of Fargo currently employs 779 full-time and part-time employees. Temporary/seasonal employees are hired as department needs demand.

The City of Fargo provides Equal Employment Opportunity for all individuals without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal and state laws, except where a Bona Fide Occupational Qualification (BFOQ) applies.

  • All information provided is subject to the North Dakota Open Records Law.
  • As an employer, the City of Fargo prohibits smoking in all places of City of Fargo Employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.

Employee Rights and Responsibilities Under the Family and Medical Leave Act.

Current Position Vacancies

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Laborer/Maintenance - ForestryPosting Closes: 3/11/2015
The City of Fargo Forestry department is seeking responsible individuals for Temporary and Seasonal outdoor and physical positions, working 40 hours per week from approximately April 14 through October 30, 2015. Employees will assist with summer brush pick-up service (CDL permit with air brake endorsement is required within 2 weeks of start date), provide support for full-time arborist staff, general maintenance of demonstration gardens, maintenance and care of small and medium size trees including planting, watering, weed control, mulching, and pruning. Other forestry related activities, including some overlap, for all positions as required. Individual must be able to effectively interact with public and co-workers. High school diploma or GED and valid driver’s license are required. Employment is contingent on successful background check, pre-placement evaluation and drug screen. Salary is $11.50-$13.50 per hour, DOE. Apply online at or at Job Service North Dakota by March 11, 2015. EOE


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Mobility Manager (Transit)Posting Closes: 3/30/2015
The Mobility Manager develops and implements mobility management programs, including management of the Paratransit Program, FTA Civil Rights programs, and coordination with other public transportation programs provided in the metropolitan area while ensuring full compliance with ADA regulations. This position will occasionally be responsible for developing, submitting and managing grant applications. Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in public administration or human services administration with three years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required. A Master’s Degree is preferred. A valid driver’s license is also required. The salary for this position will begin between $57,574 - $61,048, DOE. Employment contingent upon successful background check and drug screen. Apply online at or at North Dakota Job Service by March 30, 2015. EOE


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Seasonal / Temporary (Public Works)Posting Closes: 3/20/2015
The Fargo Public Works Department is seeking seasonal employees to work 40 hours per week from April through October of 2015. These positions will assist staff in the Streets Division with various assignments such as right-of-way maintenance, hauling materials, mudjacking, and asphalt & concrete repairs; or the Mains & Hydrants Division by assisting with water main repairs and hydrant maintenance. High school diploma or GED, and a valid driver’s license are required. Commercial driver’s license (CDL) with air brake endorsement and knowledge of City of Fargo streets are preferred. Wage is $11.50-12.50 per hour, DOE. Employment is contingent upon successful background check, pre-placement evaluation, drug screen, and proof of valid licensing. Apply online at or at North Dakota Job Service by March 20, 2015. EOE

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