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Now Hiring Troopers

The North Dakota Highway Patrol is accepting applications for 10 trooper positions through August 26, 2015.

The positions are statewide with a majority in western North Dakota.

Starting salary is $4,200 per month while in training and $4,464 per month after completion of training. Start date will be January 4, 2016.

Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and unofficial college transcript to the ND PeopleSoft System.

For more information check out the NDHP employment process page at http://www.nd.gov/ndhp/about-us/employment/employment-process or contact cdietz@nd.gov with questions. 


Trooper education requirement - you must meet ONE of the following:  

  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • Associate degree and 2 years of work experience working with the public
  • Associate degree and 2 years of military service
  • 60 semester hours may substitute for an associate degree
  • Education must be from a college or university listed as regionally accredited by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Postsecondary Education. To verify, visit www.ope.ed.gov/accreditation or contact the registrar’s office at your school.

Policy of Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Disability

The NDHP’s administrative services division commander coordinates compliance with the non-discrimination requirements contained in section 35.107 of the Department of Justice regulations. Information concerning the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act is available from the ADA coordinator.