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The City of Fargo currently employs over 960 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.

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Civil Engineer II (Storm Sewer)Posting Closes: 6/3/2016
Provide administrative/professional engineering work in design and construction of public works projects by City staff or professional consultants. Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or closely related field, 4+ yrs previous experience in civil engineering design and construction project management or equivalent education/experience to successfully perform essential duties listed. A valid ND professional engineer’s license and driver’s license are required. Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) preferred. Employment contingent on successful background check and drug screen. $6122-6490/month, plus benefits. Apply online at http://www.cityoffargo.com/hr/apply or at ND Job Service by June 3, 2016. EOE

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Office Manager (Planning and Development)Posting Closes: 6/3/2016
The City of Fargo is seeking an Office Manager for the Planning and Development office to oversee accounting, administrative and clerical operations for the department including performing and overseeing accounting/budget functions of the department; assisting Director in monitoring the budget by assigning expenditures to appropriate accounts, processing and approving expenses and payments and documenting and reviewing activity costs for Tax Increment Financing projects. The Office Manager will coordinate management of work unit including organizing work flow, prioritizing assignments and providing general administrative office support for the department.

Position requires a Bachelor’s degree in business administration or related field and 4+ years of progressively responsible administrative support experience including budget preparation, information dissemination, supervision, record keeping and extensive interaction with the general public, or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of this position. Starting wage is $25.95/hour plus benefits. Employment contingent on successful background check and drug screen.

Apply at http://applyonline.hr.cityoffargo.com or at ND Job Service by June 3, 2016. EOE.



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Event Services Manager (FARGODOME)Posting Closes: 6/13/2016
The FARGODOME is seeking a full time Event Services Manager. This position will manage every aspect of their assigned events from the advance planning stages through the end of the event; occasionally hire, train, schedule and supervise all event related staff, as well as oversee building security and parking issues and interact with local public safety officials to ensure events run smoothly; coordinate communication between event related staff and delegate assignments; be responsible for and ensure overall customer and lessee satisfaction. Must be available to work a flexible schedule, including nights, early mornings, weekends and holidays as needed.

Associates’ degree or better from an accredited college or university with major course work in facility management, or related field.
Two (2) to three (3) years of event or facility management experience in an arena, stadium, convention center or other public assembly facility setting highly preferred.
A Bachelor’s degree in Facility Management, or related field, may be substituted for years of work experience.

Strong supervisory skills, working knowledge of event management, good verbal and written communication skills, ability to work independently, and ability to multi-task are necessary. $3,571-3,786/mo., plus benefits, DOE. Employment contingent on successful background check and drug screen. Apply online at www.cityoffargo.com/hr/apply or at Job Service no later than June 13, 2016. EOE


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Assistant Transit Director (Transit)Posting Closes: 6/10/2016
The Assistant Transit Director is second in charge of Fargo transit operations and shares responsibility for all operations including fixed route and paratransit, capital and operating planning, human resources, budgeting, financial, complex analytical reporting and local, state and federal compliance. This job requires a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration/Management or related field and at least four years of mass transit experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. A valid driver’s license is also required. The salary for this position will begin between $62,962-66,768 DOE. Employment contingent upon successful background check and drug screen. Apply online at http://applyonline.hr.cityoffargo.com or at North Dakota Job Service by June 10, 2016. EOE

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Engineering Technician IPosting Closes: 6/13/2016
The City of Fargo Engineering Department is seeking an Engineering Technician I to assist in the planning and completion of public works construction projects. The primary role will be working as part of the survey staff. Other duties will include staking, drafting projects according to specifications and inspecting projects in progress to ensure project is completed according to City standards. Associate’s degree in civil engineering technology, survey technology or a related field and one or more years of experience, or equivalent combination of education and/or experience is required. A valid driver’s license is also required. Wage is $20.60-21.84 per hour, DOE. Employment is contingent upon successful pre-placement evaluation, drug screen and background check. Apply online at http://applyonline.hr.cityoffargo.com/ or at North Dakota Job Service by June 13, 2016. EOE

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Shelter/Detox Advocate (Part Time Overnights Weekends)
The Gladys Ray Shelter, Veterans Drop-In and Detox Center are seeking Part Time Shelter/Detox Advocates. These positions will be primarily weekends, with potential shifts as needed throughout the work week. Shelter/Detox Advocates work a variety of shifts including days, evenings and weekends. The Shelter/Detox Advocate provides and enhances safe emergency shelter, drop-in services, and detox center services. The advocate meets the immediate needs of homeless persons that cannot access other shelter options in the community, as well as the needs of the detox center clients. As a direct contact for the guests and clients, the advocate ensures a safe and respectful environment while conducting intakes and assessments, assisting individuals with connections to community-based services, and other duties to support the individuals and program environment we serve. This position provides a fantastic opportunity to any individual looking for experience in a unique human service environment. Cultural competence and sensitivity to mental health and substance use issues is required. Experience working with homelessness, residential services and familiarity with community resources is preferred. Positions will include evening, overnight and weekend shifts. Starting rate is $14.02 per hour. Employment is contingent upon successful background check and drug screen. Please apply online at http://applyonline.hr.cityoffargo.com/ or at North Dakota Job Service. Open until filled. For more information, call Julie at 701-429-7930. EOE



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Maintenance Attendant I - Part-Time (Transit Division) Posting Closes: 6/3/2016
Responsibilities include cleaning/maintaining the Transit Fleet buses to ensure their safe and efficient operation. This is a swing shift position, 24 hours/week consisting of three 8-hour shifts. Position requirements include 1+ years previous experience performing cleaning/maintenance on building and/or equipment. Employment contingent upon successful background check, pre-placement evaluation, and drug screen. $14.02-14.87/hr, plus benefits. To assure consideration, apply online at www.cityoffargo.com/hr/apply or at Job Service ND by June 3, 2016. EOE





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Shelter/Detox Advocate (Part Time Overnights Weekends)
The Gladys Ray Shelter, Veterans Drop-In and Detox Center are seeking Part Time Shelter/Detox Advocates. These positions will be primarily weekends, with potential shifts as needed throughout the work week. Shelter/Detox Advocates work a variety of shifts including days, evenings and weekends. The Shelter/Detox Advocate provides and enhances safe emergency shelter, drop-in services, and detox center services. The advocate meets the immediate needs of homeless persons that cannot access other shelter options in the community, as well as the needs of the detox center clients. As a direct contact for the guests and clients, the advocate ensures a safe and respectful environment while conducting intakes and assessments, assisting individuals with connections to community-based services, and other duties to support the individuals and program environment we serve. This position provides a fantastic opportunity to any individual looking for experience in a unique human service environment. Cultural competence and sensitivity to mental health and substance use issues is required. Experience working with homelessness, residential services and familiarity with community resources is preferred. Positions will include evening, overnight and weekend shifts. Starting rate is $14.02 per hour. Employment is contingent upon successful background check and drug screen. Please apply online at http://applyonline.hr.cityoffargo.com/ or at North Dakota Job Service. Open until filled. For more information, call Julie at 701-429-7930. EOE

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Public Health Nurse (RN)Posting Closes: 6/8/2016
Part time Registered Nurse position responsible for providing professional nursing services to clients in the school setting. 24-28 hours per week during the school year (9 months). Duties include direct health assessments of students, health education, health consultant, and quality improvement activities. Must work interdependently with the Public Health team, school staff and medical community, utilize critical thinking skills, and be flexible. Knowledge of community resources, and experience in public and/or school health desired. Bachelor’s degree in nursing required along with 2+ years of previous professional experience. A valid State of ND registered nurses and driver’s license also required. Starting salary $25.95 per hour + pro-rated benefits. Employment contingent on successful pre-employment screening. Apply online, www.cityoffargo.com/hr/apply or at ND Job Service by June 8th. Call 800-247-0985 for application. EOE



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Part-Time Airport Operations Attendant
Clean buildings, grounds and equipment. Ensure buildings, grounds and equipment are operational and safe for daily functions at Hector International Airport. This position will typically work days Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 7 AM-2:30 PM however must be willing to work weekends, nights and holidays. Pay is $11.00/hour. Position requires one year previous cleaning/maintenance experience or equivalent education/experience, valid driver’s license and high school diploma or equivalent. Must successfully complete a Transportation Security Administration fingerprint-based criminal history records check prior to job offer. Employment contingent upon successful background check, pre-placement medical evaluation, and drug screen. To assure consideration apply online at http://ApplyOnline.HR.cityoffargo.com or at ND Job Service. Open until filled. EOE




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Home Health Aide (Fargo Cass Public Health)Posting Closes: 6/8/2016
The City of Fargo is seeking a part-time Home Health Aide responsible for providing services to clients of all ages in the home, school and other community settings. Duties include assisting individuals with personal care services and light homemaking tasks in their home. Additional duties include providing first aid and medication assistance in the school setting. Comfort with diverse cultures and populations is vital. Nurse Aide certificate and driver’s license required. Two or more years of experience and CNA/HHA certificate are preferred. 24 hours per week. Starting wage is $15.15 per hour, plus benefits, DOE. Employment contingent upon successful pre-employment screening. Apply online, http://applyonline.hr.cityoffargo.com/ or at ND Job Service no later than June 8, 2016. EOE



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