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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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Airport Operations Specialist (Airport Authority)Posting Closes: 7/6/2015
The Airport Operations Specialist assists airport management including coordinating security functions, facility and airfield maintenance activities to ensure effective, efficient and safe operation of the airport, according to federal regulations under the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) requirements. The Airport Operations Specialist serves as backup to Airport Administration in their absence and assists with the management and maintenance of the airport. Operates independently with limited or general supervision, often times when other airport management is not on duty. Must be familiar with various regulations and rules governing airports and able to apply them appropriately and fairly. Must be able to identify decisions that need to be made above line-staff level, and defer to appropriate decision maker. The position also assists airport operations in the maintenance activities of the airport. Requirements also include knowledge of local, state and federal laws/regulations regarding operation of equipment within public ROW. Bachelor’s degree in airport management, business administration, or a closely related field and two or more years of experience in airport operations; or equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the position. A valid CDL Class B with an air brake endorsement is required but can be obtained within 6 months of employment. $4,117/mo, plus benefits. Employment is contingent on successful background check, pre-employment evaluation and drug screen. To assure consideration, apply at http://applyonline.hr.cityoffargo.com or at Job Service ND by July 6. EOE



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Traffic Maintenance Technician IPosting Closes: 7/7/2015
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, one or more years of previous experience with installation or repair of signs and signal equipment, including the operation of equipment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job listed in the detailed job description 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. $3,062-3,247/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 July 7, 2015. Call 800-247-0985 for application. EOE

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Correctional Health Nurse (RN) Full-TimePosting Closes: 7/3/2015
The City of Fargo Health Department is seeking a full-time RN to provide professional nursing services at the Cass County Jail. Duties will include health assessments, medication management and health education. This individual must work interdependently with the correctional staff team and medical community and utilize critical thinking skills. Bachelor’s degree in nursing, North Dakota RN license, at least two years of nursing experience, and a valid driver’s license is required. Previous correctional health or psychiatric experience is preferred. Employment is contingent upon successful background check and drug screen. $25.63 per hour, plus benefits, DOE. Apply online at http://applyonline.hr.cityoffargo.com/ or at North Dakota Job Service by July 3, 2015. EOE

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Desktop Technician IPosting Closes: 7/10/2015
The City of Fargo is seeking a full time Desktop Technician to provide ongoing technical support to internal users. Duties include installation, configuration and troubleshooting of hardware and software systems. Strong customer service focus, effective time management, and good communication skills necessary. Degree in Computer Science or related technical field and 1 year of experience required. $19.09-20.23/hr., 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 July 10. (out-of-town call 800-247-0985 for application). EOE



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Public Safety System Administrator IIIPosting Closes: 7/10/2015
Seeking a career where you can make an impact? As a System Administrator for the Red River Regional Consortium, you will work in a fun, fast paced environment which will utilize your analytical and technical expertise. You will be responsible for the configuration & testing of software system and maintaining the integrity & security of the data in a network environment. Job duties including but are not limited to: creating and maintaining tables, procedures, security, permissions, configurations, and reports. Skills and knowledge in Microsoft platform environment are required. You must excel at working in team environment to identify technical needs, solutions and provide ongoing customer service. Provide end user support for internal customers, leading user groups and teams for workflows and processes. A Four year degree in Computer Science and two years of experience or combination of education and experience required. $5,247-5,563 mo., plus benefits. Employment contingent on successful background check and drug screen. Apply online at www.cityoffargo.com/hr/apply or at Job Service no later than July 10, 2015. Call 800-247-0985 for application. EOE

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Desktop Technician Intern (20 Hours/Wk)Posting Closes: 7/3/2015
Primary responsibilities include deploying new computers to end users and assisting the desktop services team as needed in the support of computer hardware and software. Must work well in a team environment and have excellent customer service skills. Some education in Computer Science or related technical field or combination of education and experience is required. $12\hr. This is a part-time temporary Intern position. Duration of employment will be a minimum of 3 months. Extended timeframe may be an option.

Employment contingent on successful background check, drug screen and pre-placement medical evaluation.
Apply online at www.cityoffargo.com/hr/apply or at Job Service no later than July 3, 2015. Call 800-247-0985 for application. EOE



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Home Health Aide/Homemaker - Part Time (Fargo Cass Public Health)Posting Closes: 7/3/2015
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. CNA certificate and driver’s license required. Two or more years of experience and TMA certificate are preferred. 24 hours per week. Starting wage is $14.96-15.85 per hour, plus benefits, DOE. Employment contingent upon successful background check and drug screen. Apply online, http://applyonline.hr.cityoffargo.com/ or at ND Job Service no later than July 3, 2015. EOE



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Shelter/Detox Advocate (Part Time Overnights Weekends)Posting Closes: 7/3/2015
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 $13.85 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 no later than July 3, 2015. For more information, call Julie at 701-429-7930. EOE

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