Career Opportunities

Water/Wastewater Specialist I

Opportunity to serve the citizens of Valley City.  The Water/Wastewater Specialist I is responsible for performing a wide variety of duties in the installation, maintenance, and repair of water distribution, wastewater collection and wastewater treatment systems.  Specific duties include inspecting and maintaining lagoon, water pump stations, water tower, sewer mains, and manholes; operating heavy equipment and city trucks; performing services related to garbage collection and flood control.

Full-time.  Hours may vary.  Regular hours are 7:00 am to 4:00 pm, M-F.  Rotating on-call schedule required. Salary DOE, starting at $17.90/hr.  Benefits include health insurance and retirement plan.

Required: high school diploma or GED; two years’ related vocational training; two years’ experience operating heavy equipment; valid commercial driver’s license; pre-employment and random drug/alcohol testing.

Must commit to obtaining Grade II Department of Health certifications for water and wastewater.

City of Valley City Job Application and Water-Wastewater Specialist I  available at City Hall, 252 2nd Ave. NE, Valley City, North Dakota, 58072, and www.valleycity.us.  Submit completed applications to Human Resource Director, PO Box 390, Valley City, ND 58072 on or before May 3, 2019.

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.

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.