October 07, 2015


When we are hiring we list all job announcements on our website, as well as, with the local newspaper and Job Service of ND. Qualifications and information for employment with the West Fargo Police Department is listed on their website.

For further questions regarding law enforcement employment, please contact Officer Randy Burkhartsmeier at 701-433-5500.

Job Openings

Posted Oct 06 Tue

The City of West Fargo is accepting applications for multiple police officer positions to start January 4th, 2016.
Posted Oct 06 Tue

The City of West Fargo (pop. 30,000+) is accepting applications for multiple Full-Time Sanitation Worker positions.
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City Human Resource Department

Carmen Schroeder

HR Director



Phone Number: (701) 433-5335

Fax Number: (701) 433-5319

Address: 800 4th Avenue East, Suite 1, West Fargo, ND 58078

Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. – Monday through Friday


The Human Resource Department provides human resource support services to the entire City government. It coordinates the City’s human resource functions, planning, performance management, organization and job design, staffing, training and development, compensation and benefit coordination, employee communication, performance review programs, recordkeeping, compliance, testing, and the filing of state and federal forms and reports.  It is also responsible for processing payroll for the City employees and all the reporting that is required for the payroll process.





City Human Resource Department




  • Assists in establishing goals, policy and procedures for management of the City’s employees.
  • Responsible for compliance with City policy, rules and regulations and works with management to ensure compliance throughout the City operations.
  • Plans, coordinates and evaluates human resource functions, programs and service to ensure effective and efficient operation.
  •  Acts as City’s EEO officer and/or ADA officer for employment related matters
  • Responsible for all payroll operations including, but not limited to:  inputting of time records, processing of approved deductions, tax and liability payments to federal, state and local agencies.  Prepare quarterly annual and other reports. Processes W-2, W-4 and other reports.  Coordinates payroll operations with the City’s financial institutions.
  • Direct all elements of Human Resource program including recruitment, examination, selection and placement, position classification, compensation and benefits in coordination with management personnel.
  •  Performs job analysis and recommend changes, if necessary.
  • Conducts periodic pay and fringe benefit surveys reports results to senior management and make recommendations for revisions.
  •  Coordinates employee recruitment and evaluation process.
  •  Is responsible for maintaining personnel and payroll records and ensures that privacy requirements are adhered to.
  • Serves as a consultant for department heads and supervisors on performance issues including disciplinary action.
  • Works to maintain positive employee relations and morale.  Practices sound leadership and human relations principles to promote teamwork at all times. Set a good personal example of attitude and performance. 
  • Works with management to resolve employee problems, concerns or complaints.  If disciplinary action is required due to a violation of City policies and procedures, takes action consistent with the City’s disciplinary policy.  Takes appropriate steps to address any discrimination, harassment or other rights violations protected by law.
  • Conducts entrance and exit interview with employees.
  • Communicates changes in workplace or employment rules, regulations, reporting requirements as well as any changes to any employee benefit programs to the appropriate managers and/or employees.
  • Establishes and implements employee training, education and assistance programs.
  •  Works with benefit providers on programs and claims processing.