PeopleSoft Recruiting Solutions must be used to announce a vacancy when agencies recruit externally for classified non-temporary positions. This resource provides for public notification of the vacancy, as well as steps to apply for the position. Agencies must also ensure the selected applicant for any position meets minimum qualifications as described in the class description.


  • Agencies are encouraged to promote from within when practical.
  • Class descriptions should be reviewed before beginning the recruiting process.
  • All individuals interviewed for a position should be notified in writing of the agency's decision.
  • For assistance regarding recruitment and selection, contact Human Resource Management Services at 701.328.3290.


NDCC 54-44.3 (sections 07 and 12)
NDAC 4-07-05 (sections 01 through 09)