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DHS Career Opportunities

Help the most vulnerable North Dakotans live a quality life with dignity and respect. To start the most meaningful job in your career, visit our current list of career opportunities.

Join 2200 like-minded individuals who are committed to the mission and are compassionate in their work. DHS careers range from A to V: activity therapists, electricians, eligibility workers, licensed addiction counselors, psychiatrists, registered nurses, skills trainers, social workers, vocational rehab counselors and everything in between that are needed to deliver services to the most vulnerable North Dakotans. Check out current openings and apply today.

DHS Internships and Learning Experiences

Interested in an internship, job shadow or learning experience? DHS accepts students from many disciplines: healthcare, business, social work, even graphic design. To learn about internship opportunities and application process, submit your inquiry now. 

Where Do We Work?

DHS has offices in the State’s capital, plus operates eight human service centers and nineteen human service zone offices across the state. The ND State Hospital located in Jamestown and the Life Skills Transition Center in Grafton are also part of DHS. Furthermore, ND DHS utilizes a blended workplace model. Depending on the role, employees may work from home, on location, or travel to homes and community sites.

Why Work For DHS?

At the State of North Dakota, benefits are important to us! Our generous benefits package increases your total compensation and adds value to the well-being of you and your family. Benefit highlights include:

    • 100% of premium paid health insurance, including family
    • Retirement with more than 12% employer contribution
    • Annual leave and sick leave

Connect with DHS HR!

Human Resource Division
Email: dhshr@nd.gov
Phone: (701) 328-2339
Toll Free: (800) 755-2671

North Dakota Department of Human Services
600 East Boulevard Avenue, Dept. 325
Bismarck, ND 58505-0269
711 (TTY)
Fax: (701) 328-1927

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Equal Opportunity Employer

The North Dakota Department of Human Services 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.


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