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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.

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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 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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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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Engineering Technician II (Stormwater)Posting Closes: 8/3/2015
Under general supervision, this individual will provide program support of the City of Fargo’s Stormwater Management Program. Coordinates the City’s NPDES Construction Stormwater permitting program including managing the permit database, review of Storm Water Pollution and Prevention Plans (SWPPPs), site inspection, enforcement, BMP education and coordinating with related agencies and City departments. Act as the primary facility inspector for the Fargo Storm Sewer Utility and Stormwater programs for public and private water drainage and quality issues. Provides information/acts as City liaison on EPA and ND Department of Health storm water related issues. Performs research of site/subdivision plans, development information, engineering data, relating to stormwater issues. Assists with emergency technical duties. Assists in drafting and field inspection of City projects. Responsible for periodically being the designated on-call locator for afterhours, including weekends and holidays. Associate's degree in civil/construction engineering, environmental technology or a related field and three or more years of experience, and valid driver’s license required. $3,856-4,091/month DOE. Employment contingent on successful background check, pre-placement evaluation and drug screen. Apply online at http://cityoffargo.com/hr/apply by August 3, 2015. EOE

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Public Health Nursing CoordinatorPosting Closes: 7/22/2015
Fargo Cass Public Health is looking to fill a fulltime Public Health Nursing Coordinator position. Under direction, this position will plan, organize and implement home health services. Position provides supervision and scheduling for Home Health Aides, as well as coordinating nursing student orientation, assignments, and activities for the department. The successful candidate must work interdependently with the Public Health team, utilize critical thinking skills, be flexible, and have a good working knowledge of community resources. Bachelor’s degree in nursing, 3+ years previous professional nursing experience with 1 year of public health nursing or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A valid ND registered nurse license and driver’s license required. Employment is contingent upon a successful pre-employment screening. $28.03 per hour, plus benefits, DOE. Apply online at http://applyonline.hr.cityoffargo.com/ or at North Dakota Job Service by July 22, 2015. EOE

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