Career Opportunities

Opening for summer employment with Valley City Public Works. Mainly outdoor work including mowing and grounds/yard maintenance for Water Treatment Plant or Transfer Station.

Monday – Friday, variable hours between 7:00AM to 4:00PM, through the end of summer.

Start at $11/hour.

Must be 18 years of age or older and have a valid North Dakota Class D Driver’s License. Drug and alcohol testing required.

Apply by May 27. For details and City of Valley City Job Application contact Public Works at 845-0380, or visit

To submit application, email Joy Kiefert at or drop off at the VCPW Offices at 254 2nd Avenue NE (there is a drop box in the west breezeway).

Employee Benefits

The City of Valley City provides health insurance, sick leave, annual leave, holidays, and funeral leave to employees begining at date of hire. Employees are entitled to pre-taxable benefits. After a six month introductory period, the City offers group life insurance and retirement to employees. For more details, see the New Hire Benefits Summary.

Employer Profile

The City of Valley City employees provide services to the community through the Valley City Public Works (including a municipal electrical department), Valley City Fire Department, Valley City Police Department and City Hall.

Community Profile for Valley City, ND

Live right next to a National Scenic Byway and in the most beautiful city in North Dakota.

Valley City is a beautiful city of just under 7,000 people that serves as a county seat for Barnes County. Our community has plenty to experience all year, including outstanding education opportunities including a top rated university, many bridges and parks, incredible outdoor recreation and unique shopping and dining.

Residents can enjoy state of the art communications, TV and internet services utilizing fiber optic infrastructure. The Gaukler Family Wellness Center opened in 2016 providing indoor swimming, running and weight lifting with the latest exercise equipment.

Valley City is located on interstate I-94 and is only one hour away from the largest city in North Dakota.

For more information, visit the Chamber of Commerce & Valley City Barnes County Economic Development website.