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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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Appraiser-Land Management SpecialistPosting Closes: 7/18/2014
Perform various technical duties in the management of the land records database and appraisal of new and existing real property within the City of Fargo limits. Perform appraisal work on all, including the most complex, residential properties. Coordinate and facilitate the design, implementation and presentation of departmental GIS technology. Support department staff with training, implementation and application of GIS. Work will be performed independently and requires incumbents to draw upon training and experience in choosing the most appropriate methods of valuing property and implementing & applying GIS technology to assessment and land records management solutions from the available alternatives, which meet departmental standards. The job requires a Bachelor’s degree in real estate, engineering technology, geography or a related field and four or more years of previous real estate appraisal experience, and GIS, computer aided drafting, and/or cadastral mapping experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. Incumbent will also be required to be in possession of, or the ability to obtain within one year, a valid State of North Dakota Class I City Assessor certification. A valid driver's license is also required. Salary is $25.13 to $26.64/hr DOE, plus benefits. Employment contingent on successful background check and drug screen. Apply online, http://applyonline.hr.cityoffargo.com or at ND Job Service by July 18. Call 701-239-7301 for application. EOE

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Public Works Supervisor (Mains and Hydrants)Posting Closes: 7/18/2014
The City of Fargo Mains and Hydrants Department is seeking a full-time Public Works Supervisor to plan and organize the maintenance of all City water mains, lines, gate valves and fire hydrants. A high school diploma or GED and six or more years of experience in performing public works projects and two years of supervisory experience is required. A valid CDL with air brake endorsement is also required. Employment is contingent upon successful background check, pre-placement medical evaluation, drug screen and proof of valid licensing. Salary starts at $25.13-26.64 per hour plus benefits, DOE. Apply online at http://applyonline.hr.cityoffargo.com or at North Dakota Job Service by July 18, 2014. EOE

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Equipment Operator II (Solid Waste - Landfill)Posting Closes: 7/25/2014
The City of Fargo is currently seeking an individual to work under supervision of the Land Fill Supervisor and Crew Leader primarily performing responsible truck and medium to light equipment operation at the City of Fargo landfill. High school/GED diploma, 3 years previous experience in the operation of mobile equipment, a valid commercial driver’s license (CDL) w/ air brake endorsement and the ability to obtain a North Dakota Landfill Operator’s Certification within 1 year of employment are required. $18.85/hr, plus benefits. Employment contingent on successful background check, pre-placement medical evaluation, and drug screen. Apply online at http://applyonline.hr.cityoffargo.com/ or ND Job Service by July 25. EOE

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Equipment Operator II (Solid Waste - Scale House)Posting Closes: 7/25/2014
The City of Fargo is currently seeking an individual to work under supervision of the Land Fill Supervisor and Crew Leader primarily performing responsible truck and medium to light equipment operation at the City of Fargo landfill. This position will also work some hours in the Scale house at the Landfill which includes inspecting and examining loads of refuse brought to the landfill. High school/GED diploma, 3 years previous experience in the operation of mobile equipment, a valid commercial driver’s license (CDL) w/ air brake endorsement, the ability to obtain a North Dakota Landfill Operator’s Certification within 1 year of employment and one or more years of previous general office or cashiering experience required. $18.85/hr, plus benefits. Employment contingent on successful background check, pre-placement medical evaluation, and drug screen. Apply online at http://applyonline.hr.cityoffargo.com/ or ND Job Service by July 25. EOE

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Equipment Operator II (Solid Waste - Residential)Posting Closes: 8/1/2014
The City of Fargo is currently seeking an individual to work under supervision collecting residential refuse or recyclable materials. High school/GED diploma, 3 yrs. previous experience in the operation of mobile equipment, and a valid commercial driver’s license (CDL) with air brake endorsement required. $18.85/hr, plus benefits. Employment contingent on successful background check, pre-placement medical evaluation and drug screen. Apply online at http://applyonline.hr.cityoffargo.com/ or ND Job Service by August 1. EOE

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Airport Operations Attendant (PT)Posting Closes: 7/18/2014
Clean buildings, grounds and equipment. Ensure buildings, grounds and equipment are operational and safe for daily functions at Hector International Airport. Minimum of four 8/hour shifts per week and minimum of 32 hours/week. This position will typically work evenings and weekends, however must be willing to work days, nights and holidays. Pay is $10.50/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 by July 18, 2014. EOE

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Human Services/Specialized Transportation Marketing InternshipPosting Closes: 7/22/2014
The City of Fargo Transit Department is seeking an intern to assist in information creation and dissemination to promote transportation to people with disabilities and seniors. This position will develop marketing materials, execute on-going market activities, and perform outreach to potential transit riders. A background in marketing, communications, public relations and/or community outreach is required. Position is a minimum of 20 hours per week; $11.00 per hour. Employment contingent upon successful background check and drug screen. Apply online at http://applyonline.hr.cityoffargo.com or at North Dakota Job Service by July 22, 2014. EOE

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MATBUS Marketing and Operations InternshipPosting Closes: 7/22/2014
The City of Fargo Transit Department is seeking an intern to promote MATBUS services to the community and assisting in the sale of bus advertising options, in addition to serving as a general operations assistant in the fixed route services arena (including outreach to the NDSU community.) This position will develop and design marketing materials, implement marketing plans, perform outreach to potential transit riders and general transit operations. A background in marketing, communications, public relations and/or community outreach is required. Position is a minimum of 20 hours per week; $11.00 per hour. Employment contingent upon successful background check and drug screen. Apply online at http://applyonline.hr.cityoffargo.com or at North Dakota Job Service by July 22, 2014. EOE

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