Career Opportunities

The City of Valley City is now hiring a Project Manager/City Planner.

General duties:  The Project Manager/City Planner is responsible for applying the principles, methods, and techniques of engineering project design and management by serving as project manager on public works projects.  In addition, this position is responsible for building inspection and permitting and land development planning and administration.

Salary Range: $66,637 - $93,292 depending on education and experience.

Full Job Description



To be considered for this position, an applicant’s file must be completed and received by October 16, 2020, and must contain:

  1. A formal letter of interest and qualifications
  2. Resume
  3. Salary history
  4. Transcripts from institution where
    degree(s) was earned
  5. Name and contact information for five
    professional references


Application deadline: October 16, 2020

Finalists selected: On or before October 21, 2020

Interviews: October 26-30, 2020

Candidate selected: On or before November 2, 2020


Carl Martineck
City Attorney/HR Director
PO Box 390
Valley City, ND 58072

Phone: (701) 845-8136

Confidentiality will be maintained unless applicant is named as a finalist.  References will not be contacted until mutual interest is established.  


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.