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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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Seasonal Survey / Construction Inspectors
The City of Fargo Engineering Department is seeking qualified individuals to assist in construction of public works projects; construction staking, collecting data, and/or inspection of construction projects to assure compliance with city standards and specifications. This position will read and orientate blueprint/plan sheets, interpret and apply specifications, organize and record data, perform repetitive motions, kneeling, walking and general physical labor. 45-60 hours per week. A high school diploma or GED and a valid driver’s license are also required. Experience in construction activity or classes in Engineering or Construction Management is preferred. Wage is $12.00-$16.00 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. Open until filled. EOE

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Traffic Maintenance Technician IIPosting Closes: 6/8/2015
The Traffic Engineering Department is seeking a team player as we perform skilled and manual duties in the fabrication, installation, and maintenance of traffic signs and traffic signal equipment. High school diploma or GED, three or more years of previous experience in general electrical and mechanical maintenance, including the operation of equipment, and valid driver’s license required. Must attain IMSA (International Municipal Signal Association) certification for work zone, signs and markings, traffic signal Level 1 within two years; signs and markings, traffic signal Level II within three years. $3527-3739/mo, plus benefits. Employment contingent on successful background check, drug screen, and proof of valid license. To assure consideration apply at http://www.cityoffargo.com/hr/apply or Job Service ND by June 8, 2015. Call 800-247-0985 for application. EOE

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Part Time Laborer (Solid Waste Division)Posting Closes: 6/4/2015
The City of Fargo Solid Waste Division is seeking seasonal employees to work 40 hours per week from mid June through August of 2015. These positions will assist staff with assignments such as working at the Household Hazardous Waste Facility, maintenance and cleaning at recycling drop sites, mowing and landscaping at the landfill, assisting with Equipment Operator II assignments as needed and capable. Diploma or GED and a valid driver’s license are required. Wage is $11.50-$12.00 per hour, DOE. Employment is contingent upon successful background check, drug screen and pre-placement medical evaluation. Apply online at http://applyonline.hr.cityoffargo.com or at North Dakota Job Service by June 4, 2015. Call 701-239-7301 for application. EOE

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Seasonal/Temporary (Street)
The Fargo Public Works Department is seeking seasonal employees to work 40 hours per week from May through October. Hours are 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday with no weekends! Great opportunity to enjoy the outdoors while assisting to beautify the city by maintaining city-owned property. Must be at least 17 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license. Knowledge of mowing equipment and 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 http://applyonline.hr.cityoffargo.com or at North Dakota Job Service. Open until filled. EOE



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Equipment Technician II (Public Works)Posting Closes: 6/19/2015
The City of Fargo is seeking an Equipment Technician II in the Public Works Division. This position is primarily responsible for the repair and maintenance of trucks, as well as some automotive and off road equipment to ensure safe operational standards. Incumbent must have strong communication skills, diagnostic experience, and basic computer skills to properly record repair information and to access onboard computers. This position requires an Associate’s degree in diesel or automotive mechanics, three or more years previous experience performing maintenance/repair or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Valid driver’s license required; must be able to obtain CDL permit within 6 weeks and appropriate ASE certification within 6 months of employment. Must furnish a complete set of hand tools. Employment is contingent upon successful background check, pre-placement evaluation, drug screen and proof of valid licensing. Salary starts at $20.35 to $21.57 per hour plus benefits, DOE. Apply online at http://applyonline.hr.cityoffargo.com, or at North Dakota Job Service by June 19, 2015. EOE



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Maintenance Attendant II (Metro Transit Garage)Posting Closes: 6/19/2015
The City of Fargo Transit Department is currently seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Maintenance Attendant II. This position under general supervision will perform general, routine skilled/technical maintenance activities on City facilities. They will maintain the operating condition of buildings, plumbing, fuel, electrical and heating systems and performs general repair and maintenance. One year of technical training in building construction, mechanical, electrical repair trades or a related field and three or more years of previous responsible experience performing technical maintenance and repair work, including operation and maintenance of a boiler system; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Valid driver’s license required; must be able to obtain CDL permit within 6 months. This is a 40 hour work week that includes some Saturdays. Compensation is $17.45/hr to $18.50/hr DOE, plus benefits. Employment is contingent upon successful background check, pre-placement medical evaluation and drug screen. Apply online at http://applyonline.hr.cityoffargo.com or at North Dakota Job Service by June 19, 2015. EOE




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Part Time Office Associate Intern (Planning Department)
The Planning Department for the City of Fargo is seeking a part-time Office Associate Intern. Responsible for directly assisting the public, answering phones/email, proofing documents, file management, electronic recordation of documents, copying, maintaining office databases, and running departmental errands as needed. Requires experience working with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access. Conveyance of professional attitude is important. Four-six hours a day, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 7:45am and 4:30pm. $11.00/hour. Applicants must take a keyboard test at Job Service, minimum requirement of 60 wpm. Fax keyboard test results to 701-476-6707. Employment is contingent upon successful background check and drug screen. Please apply online at www.cityoffargo.com/hr/apply or at North Dakota Job Service. Open until filled. EOE.

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Part Time Laborer (Solid Waste Division)Posting Closes: 6/10/2015
The City of Fargo Solid Waste Division is seeking a seasonal employee to work 40 hours per week from end of June through mid October of 2015. This position will assist staff with mowing and landscaping at the landfill and assisting with Equipment Operator II assignments as needed and capable. Diploma or GED and a valid driver’s license are required. CDL preferred. Wage is $11.50-$12.00 per hour, DOE. Employment is contingent upon successful background check, drug screen and pre-placement medical evaluation. Apply online at http://applyonline.hr.cityoffargo.com or at North Dakota Job Service by June 10, 2015. Call 701-239-7301 for application. EOE



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Library Page (Main/Branches)Posting Closes: 6/12/2015
Seeking employee to assist with checking in and reshelving library materials. Must be available evenings/ weekends, able to lift 40#, to bend, stoop, and grasp items repeatedly, and to work at any Fargo Public Library location. Must be 16 yrs old, have sufficient skill with personal computers to enter/retrieve data, and excellent clerical accuracy. $10.00/hr, 10 hrs week. Employment based on successful background check, pre-placement medical evaluation and drug screen. Apply online at http://ApplyOnline.HR.cityoffargo.com or at Job Service by June 12, 2015. Call 800-247-0985 for application. EOE

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