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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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Equipment Technician II (Diesel)
The City of Fargo is seeking Equipment Technician II’s for the Transit Maintenance division and the Public Works division. The Transit Equipment Technician II performs maintenance and repair on the Metro Area Transit (MAT) buses. The Public Works Equipment Technician II performs maintenance and repair on the various trucks, off-road equipment and automotive vehicles which the City of Fargo departments operate. Incumbent must have strong communication skills, extensive vehicle diagnostic knowledge, experience in using fleet management software systems and proficient in using onboard vehicle computers. This position requires an Associate’s degree in diesel or automotive mechanics, three or more years of previous experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience performing maintenance and repair on diesel equipment. A valid CDL with air brake endorsement and ASE certification is also required. Employee 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 is $19.95-25.94 per hour DOE, plus benefits. Apply online http://applyonline.hr.cityoffargo.com, or complete an application at North Dakota Job Service. Open until filled. EOE

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Occupational Health Nurse PractitionerPosting Closes: 5/30/2014
The City of Fargo has an exciting opportunity for a Nurse Practitioner to develop and coordinate a comprehensive Occupational Health Program for City of Fargo employees. The Occupational Health Nurse Practitioner will collaborate with key stakeholders to assess the City’s occupational health needs and develop a comprehensive program to best meet these needs. The Occupational Health Nurse Practitioner will be responsible for pre-placement, periodic and return-to-work health assessments as well as performing medical case management. The NP will also assess, triage, counsel and provide first aide to injured employees.

The successful candidate must have proven skills in program development. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential in this highly collaborative position. Bachelor’s degree in nursing and successful completion of a nurse practitioner program and three or more years of professional nursing experience is required, preferably in an occupational health program. Also required are a State of North Dakota registered nurse license and an advance practice license with prescription authority.

Salary range is $5,489 - $7,136 per month, plus benefits. Employment is contingent on successful background check and drug screen. Apply online at http://applyonline.hr.cityoffargo.com/ or at North Dakota Job Service by May 30, 2014. EOE


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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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Construction Inspector (Contract Position)Posting Closes: 4/18/2014
The City of Fargo Engineering Department is seeking a qualified individual to perform field verification of performance of contractors and work crews on construction projects for a one-year contracted term. The employee will monitor construction sites for adherence and compliance with specifications. During winter months, the responsibility will be to assist with design drafting and preparing bid specifications for projects. Associate’s degree in civil engineering technology, survey technology or a related field and three or more years of experience, or equivalent education and/or experience is required. A valid driver’s license is also required. Starting salary is $21.54-22.85 per hour, plus benefits, DOE. Employment is contingent on successful pre-placement medical evaluation, drug screen and background check. Apply online at http://applyonline.hr.cityoffargo.com/ or at North Dakota Job Service by April 18, 2014. EOE

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Drafter (Contract Position)Posting Closes: 4/18/2014
The City of Fargo Engineering Department is seeking a qualified individual to perform detail and design drafting for a one-year contracted term. The employee will prepare detail drafts of current conditions and finished project specifications for a variety of public works projects, including road building, road paving, road reconstruction, sewer and water utilities, storm sewer systems, sidewalks and trails and street signal systems. Associate’s degree in civil engineering technology, survey technology or a related field and three or more years of experience, or equivalent education and/or experience is required. A valid driver’s license is also required. Experience with CAD is preferred. Starting salary is $21.54-22.85 per hour, plus benefits, DOE. Employment is contingent on successful pre-placement medical evaluation, drug screen and background check. Apply online at http://applyonline.hr.cityoffargo.com/ or at North Dakota Job Service by April 18, 2014. EOE

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Engineering Technician I Locators (Contract Positions)Posting Closes: 4/18/2014
The City of Fargo Engineering Department is seeking three qualified individuals to assist with the correct, safe, and efficient locating of underground City Utilities, including street lights, traffic signals, traffic and IT fiber, water and sewer systems for a three-year contracted term. The employees will thoroughly search for underground utilities in an area, properly mark the location, and complete the necessary paperwork. Associate’s degree in civil engineering technology, survey technology or a related field and one or more years of experience, or equivalent education and/or experience is required. A valid driver’s license is also required. Starting salary is $19.95-21.15 per hour, plus benefits, DOE. Employment is contingent on successful pre-placement medical evaluation, drug screen and background check. Apply online at http://applyonline.hr.cityoffargo.com/ or at North Dakota Job Service by April 18, 2014. EOE

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Wastewater Treatment Plant SuperintendentPosting Closes: 4/25/2014
Manage the operation of a wastewater treatment facility, corresponding collection system & lift stations. This position supervises directly and indirectly through subordinate supervisors, in carrying out the activities of the treatment facility, corresponding collection system & lift stations. Also assists in managing the department’s budget. Requires a Bachelor's degree in engineering, chemistry, environmental chemistry, or a related field and five or more years of progressively responsible experience in the operation of a wastewater treatment facility including three or more years of supervisory and/or lead work responsibility; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above. A valid State of North Dakota Grade 4 Wastewater Plant Operator Certificate is preferred. A valid driver’s license is also required. $60,965 to $79,290 annually DOE, plus benefits. Employment contingent upon successful background check and drug screen. Apply at http://applyonline.hr.cityoffargo.com or ND Job Service by April 25, 2014. EOE

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Library Associate I (Desk Attendant / Circulation) PTPosting Closes: 4/25/2014
20-hr/wk working with a wide variety of backgrounds/ages, responsible for returning library materials to their correct locations, checking materials out/in, registering users for library cards, collecting fines/fees. Evening and weekend work required; able to lift 40 lbs., bend, stoop, and grasp items repeatedly, and report to work at all Fargo Public Library location. HS diploma or GED required. Familiarity with books/libraries, sufficient skill with computers to enter and retrieve data, and excellent verbal/written communication skills are required, or an equiv combination of education/experience. $12.58/hr + pro-rated benefits. 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 April 25. Call 800-247-0985 for application. EOE

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Office Associate II (PT - Health)Posting Closes: 5/2/2014

The City of Fargo is seeking a part-time Office Associate II to provide administrative, clerical and general office support for the Public Health Clinic and Fargo Cass Public Health. Duties include greeting visitors, answering phones, scheduling appointments, preparing documents, data entry, making copies, filing and other office duties as necessary. A high school diploma or GED and two or more years of previous administration support experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. A valid driver’s license is also required. Salary is $14.67-15.54 per hour plus benefits, DOE. 32 hours per week. Scheduled hours are Monday: 9:45am-6:30pm, Thursday: 9:15am-6:00pm, Wednesday and Friday: 8:00am-4:45pm. Employment is contingent upon successful background check and drug screen. Apply online at http://applyonline.hr.cityoffargo.com or at North Dakota Job Service by May 2, 2014. EOE

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Seasonal (Wastewater Treatment Plant)Posting Closes: 4/22/2014
Position assists Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) staff with a variety of duties including routine maintenance of WWTP equipment and facilities. This position requires 40 hrs/week and runs from May 12 through August 29. $10.00-$12.00/hour DOE. Valid driver’s license and High School diploma or GED is required. Employment contingent on successful background check, drug screen and pre-placement medical evaluation. To assure consideration, please apply online at http://applyonline.hr.cityoffargo.com/ or at ND Job Service or call 701-239-7301 for an application by April 22, 2014. EOE




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