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Current open positions within Walsh County

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walsh county corrections officer

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Are you looking for a career in public service, interested in corrections, or starting your law enforcement career?

Walsh County is hiring full-time Correctional Officers. No experience necessary, just your willingness to learn!

What do you need to do? A Walsh County application must be completed. Applicants seeking Veteran’s Preference must submit form DD214 along with their application.

Starting Rate: $44,268.00/year more based upon experience

Schedule: 12-hour shifts

Job Summary: As a Correctional Officer you will oversee the security, control and conduct of inmates during your work shift at the correctional center to ensure the Walsh County Correctional Facility is operating in a peaceful manner.

Correctional Officers are the font line staff for the Walsh County Correctional Facility and are responsible for the safety and security of the facility, staff, and inmates. You will be expected to follow the policies and procedures of the facility to include holding inmates accountable to established rules and regulations.

Walsh County offers an excellent benefits package! Sign-on bonus of $3,000 for individuals who remain with the county for 3 years! (Paid out in $1,000 increments at the completion of each year). 

walsh county 911 Dispatcher/communications specialist

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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. Walsh County offers an excellent benefits package! Sign-on bonus of $3,000 for individuals who remain with the county for 3 years! (Paid out in $1,000 increments at the completion of each year). Benefits included are health, dental and vision as well as an excellent retirement package.


Applications can be found online at the link at the top of this page 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.


Come join our family-friendly, people-first team! Walsh County is accepting applications for a Custodial Assistant. This position is based out of the Walsh County Courthouse in Grafton, North Dakota. 


The position is under supervision of the Maintenance Technician II. 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.


The job description, minimum qualifications, additional knowledge, skills and abilities, duties and responsibilities, work environment and conditions can be found below or at the Highway Department office in the Walsh County Courthouse, 600 Cooper Avenue, Grafton, ND. 

Walsh County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This position is open until filled. Please submit application to the Highway Department or email to 

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 Kristi Quibell, Walsh County Auditor, 600 Cooper Ave, Grafton, ND 58237.