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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.

  • 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 $13.00-$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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Lateral Police Officer
The City of Fargo is currently recruiting experienced Police Officers for multiple positions to work in an exciting and progressive law enforcement setting with the Fargo Police Department.

Police Officers perform general policing functions intended to ensure the safety and security of lives and property within the City.

Activities include patrol, traffic enforcement, and investigative duties. Officers work under general supervision of a Sergeant and are assigned to a particular area of the City. Officers may be assigned to special activities or projects on an on-going or short-term basis (e.g., crime prevention, investigations, school resource officer, etc.). The work performed involves a considerable risk to personal safety for self and others and requires quick decision making when determining the appropriate action to take in a given situation. While much of this work is performed independently and without the immediate presence of a supervisor, incumbents are required to draw upon their extensive training and the department procedural guidelines, mandates, and laws governing an officer's response and conduct when determining the appropriate action to take in a particular situation. Officers are subject to call back at most times. Officers may respond to situations outside of Fargo and across state lines when called in for mutual aid.

Minimum Qualifications
• Minimum of three years of full-time law enforcement experience
o Please note the following experience is not regarded as law enforcement for the purpose of this application:
• Deputy/Officer employed in a jail/prison setting
• A volunteer reserve police officer
• A military police officer
• A District Attorney investigator
• Employment on a part-time basis
• Possess a current Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) certification in North Dakota or another state
o If the POST certification is from another state and the incumbent is currently separated from law enforcement, the separation must not exceed 34 months

Incumbent is required to pass pre-employment assessments and tests. A valid State of North Dakota peace officer license must be acquired upon hire or as determined by the department and a valid driver’s license is also required.

Applicants are subject to a background investigation, credit check, and personal history questionnaire screening. Upon a conditional offer, the candidate will be required to complete a BCI background check, polygraph, psychological exam, pre-placement evaluation, and drug screening.

Compensation and benefits
The salary range for this position is $24.53 - $25.97/hour ($51,022 - $54,018/year) depending on experience. The City offers a competitive benefit package, to include a defined pension.

Application Information
Applications will be collected on an ongoing basis and reviewed periodically as positions become available. For a complete job description and to apply for the position visit http://ApplyOnline.HR.cityoffargo.com.

Applicants are required to bring a completed background investigation packet with them to testing. The investigation packet can be downloaded here: http://www.cityoffargo.com/CityInfo/Departments/Police/CareerOpportunities/

For more information about the Fargo Police Department, visit our web site at www.fargopolice.com or call Jen Kraiter at 701-241-8162. EOE


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Seasonal/Temporary (Street Light Shop)
The City of Fargo Street Lighting shop is seeking a seasonal employee to work 40 hours per week from June 5 through September 1 of 2017. This position will assist staff at the Street Lighting Shop with various assignments and general physical labor associated with street lighting maintenance tasks. High school diploma or GED and a valid driver’s license are required. Working with power tools, along with knowledge of City of Fargo streets are preferred. Wage is $12/hr DOE. Employment is contingent upon successful background check, pre-placement physical 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 III (Public Works Department - Central Garage)Posting Closes: 6/1/2017
The Equipment Technician III provides supervision of shop activities that include coordinating staff, evaluating and assigning repair tasks, and coordinating with other departments and staff. This position performs mechanical maintenance and repair on a wide variety of heavy-duty and light-duty vehicles and equipment. Computer operation is required for preventative maintenance programs, overseeing information entered by equipment technicians into fleet management software, and monitoring the time keeping system for assigned department personnel.

Associate’s degree in diesel or automotive mechanics and four or more years of previous experience performing maintenance and repair on heavy or diesel equipment, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must possess superior customer service skills and the ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written form. Incumbent should have basic knowledge of human resource management practices. ASE Master Technician or equivalent certification is required or must be obtained within 6 months of employment. CDL with appropriate endorsements is required within six weeks of employment. Must furnish a complete set of hand tools.

$26.47–$28.06/hour plus benefits, DOE. Employment contingent upon successful background check, pre-placement evaluation, and drug screen. To assure consideration apply online at www.cityoffargo.com/hr/apply or at ND Job Service no later than June 1, 2017. EOE


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Public Health Nurse (RN) (Fargo Cass Public Health)Posting Closes: 6/5/2017
Full-time Registered Nurse position responsible for providing professional nursing services to clients of all ages in our immunization clinic, and coordination of the immunization program. Duties include vaccine administration, health education, data entry, and quality improvement activities. Must work interdependently with the Public Health team and medical community, utilize critical thinking skills, and be flexible. Knowledge of community resources, and experience in immunization practices and public health desired. Bachelor’s degree in nursing, 2+ years of previous professional experience, valid State of ND registered nurses and driver’s licenses required. Starting wage $26.47 - $28.06 per hour + benefits, DOE. Employment contingent upon successful pre-employment screening. Apply online, http://applyonline.hr.cityoffargo.com/ or at ND Job Service by June 5, 2017. EOE

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Building Inspector II (Housing and Code Enforcement)Posting Closes: 6/9/2017
The City of Fargo Inspections department is seeking a Building Inspector II in rental housing and code enforcement. This position will inspect new and existing residential rental properties, provide code enforcement to ensure compliance with all local and national codes, ordinances, safety standards, laws and provide information and/or advice to building and rental property owners. This position also works with the City legal department on court action if required. Must possess a working knowledge of codes for all fields enforced within the city, along with state and national codes. A minimum of two years of specialized or technical training, an ICC Property Maintenance and Housing Inspector certification, or the ability to obtain the certification within one year is required. A valid driver’s license is also required. Wage is $26.47-28.06 per hour, plus benefits, DOE. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check, drug screen and valid driver’s licensing. Apply online at http://applyonline.hr.cityoffargo.com or at North Dakota Job Service by June 9, 2017. EOE

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Engineering Technician IIIPosting Closes: 6/9/2017
The City of Fargo Engineering Department is seeking an Engineering Technician III to serve as a survey crew chief. Candidate will manage the daily operation of a survey field crew for the planning and completion of public works construction projects by collecting preliminary survey data, staking out plan designs, performing survey calculations, maintaining survey records, drafting projects according to specifications and City standards. Associate’s degree in civil engineering technology, survey technology or a related field and four or more years of experience, or equivalent combination of education and/or experience is required. Experience with conventional survey methods, Trimble GPS & robotic surveying equipment and software as well as Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D software a plus. A valid driver’s license is also required. Wage is $26.47-28.06 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 9, 2017. EOE

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Technician Intern
The City of Fargo Fleet Services is seeking part-time technicians to perform routine maintenance/repair on all City of Fargo vehicles and equipment. Part-time technicians will assist specifically in PM repairs during the swing shift, and will work 20 hours per week from September through May of 2016. Previous experience in vehicle maintenance preferred, high school diploma or GED and current drivers license are required; CDL a plus. Job offer contingent on satisfactory background check, pre-placement evaluation and drug screen. $12.50/hr or 13.50/hr with valid CDL. Apply online at www.cityoffargo.com/hr/apply. Open till filled.

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Seasonal Labor/Maintenance (Forestry)

The City of Fargo Forestry Department is seeking responsible individuals for seasonal outdoor and physical positions, working 40 hours per week, starting as soon as possible, for up to 6 months. 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 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 $12.75-$14.75 per hour, DOE. Apply online at www.cityoffargo.com/hr/apply or at Job Service North Dakota. Open until filled. EOE


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