Employment Opportunities

The Department of Water Resources employs over 90 people to assist in achieving the DWR mission and vision.

It is the effort of talented and dedicated employees that makes the Department of Water Resources successful. The Department of Water Resources offers the opportunity to develop challenging careers, and the agency promotes training, continuing education, and opportunities for growth.

If you are a recent graduate or you are an experienced professional considering a career move and are interested in joining the Department of Water Resources team, please browse through this site and contact John Brintnell by e-mail, or call (701) 328-2751 if you have any questions.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Department of Water Resources does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services, and complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act.

Current Openings

Construction Technician - Construction, modification, and repair of water resource infrastructure, and assisting with responses to water emergencies throughout the state....

Application Programmer/Developer (science background) - Maintain, develop, and document the business applications developed by the Department of Water Resources using the 4D development platform, document the spatial web applications, this includes maintaining and programing the underlying technologies such as HTML, CSS, PHP, JavaScript, and MapServer for the Aerial, LiDAR, NDRAM, Survey, NHD, and other agency map services....

Hydrogeologist III - As a hydrogeologist with the North Dakota Department of Water Resources, you will have an impact on the sustainable management of groundwater resources, in an environment that provides many opportunities to learn using robust datasets and technology. The management of water rights requires an interdisciplinary approach of water policy, science, and data management...

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