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Current open positions within Walsh County

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Communications Specialist/dispatcher

Do you enjoy helping others? The Walsh County 911 Center is looking for you! This is an incredibly rewarding career that allows you to help others every single day. This individual will serve as a communication link with all emergency responders; will monitor and operate a variety of communications equipment; and will assist the public with all emergency communication-related needs.  Requires equivalency to completion of twelfth grade and a clear criminal background history.  General experience dealing with the public in a service environment is desirable.  Starting salary of $3,305 per month with increase after fully trained. Benefits included are health, dental and vision as well as an excellent retirement package. Applications can be found online at or can be picked up at the 911 Administration Office located at 638 Cooper Ave Suite 2 Grafton, ND 58237. Applications will be accepted at the 911 Administration Office or via email to Position is open until filled. For assistance in obtaining an application, or any questions you have, please contact our office at (701) 352-2311.



he Walsh County Highway Department will be accepting applications until the position is filled, for a Maintenance Technician I, based out of the Walsh County Courthouse, in Grafton, North Dakota.  


The position is under supervision of the Maintenance Technician II whom reports to the Highway Superintendent.  Applicant is responsible for performing general labor-type duties, hand and power tool operation, semi-skilled tasks in the general cleaning, maintenance and minor repairs of the Courthouse Campus buildings and grounds.  This is a Part-Time Position with up to 20 hours per week.  Applicant must have a valid driver’s license.


Walsh County Highway Department employees are subject to random drug and alcohol screens.  Successful applicant must pass a pre-employment drug and alcohol screen.  Must pass criminal background check. 


The job description, minimum qualifications, additional knowledge, skills and abilities, duties and responsibilities, work environment and conditions and how to apply can be found at under the Human Resources tab or by stopping by the Highway Department office in the Walsh County Courthouse, 600 Cooper Avenue, Grafton, ND.


Walsh County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Walsh County Planning & zoning commission board position

Walsh County is seeking a helpful resident to serve on the Walsh County Planning and Zoning Commission.
The Planning Commission, appointed by the County Commissioners of Walsh County, acts as a citizen board for all planning matters. It reviews and approves all major subdivisions and site plans. It makes recommendations regarding variance and special exceptions. The commission also makes recommendations to the County Commissioners on zoning map and zoning text amendments. The Commission may also prepare ordinances and plans for review by the County Commissioners.
Members of the commission serve 4-year terms and are compensated for each meeting plus mileage.
Please send a cover letter with resume to Kris Molde, Walsh County Auditor, 600 Cooper Ave, Grafton, ND 58237.