Job Class Descriptions

Simplified 2020 pay grades and salary ranges are effective July 1, 2020. For more information on state job classifications and grades, see our FAQs

Admin & Office Services 

Jobs whose primary duties generally involve providing administrative, operations, office, and/or customer support.

Analyst

Jobs which require specialized knowledge of a field, process, or activity and whose primary duties generally involve analysis of data for operations, reporting, and/or formulating recommendations.

Compliance, Inspection & Investigative Services

Jobs whose primary duties generally involve evaluation of information related to compliance, inspection, and/or investigation work, other than Protective Services. 

Education Services 

Jobs whose primary duties generally involve providing instruction and/or managing one or more educational functions. 

Engineering & Planning Services

Jobs whose primary duties generally involve engineering and/or planning activities.  

Facility Services

Jobs whose primary duties generally involve the maintenance of buildings, facilities, and/or grounds. Individuals assigned to this family may also supervise the persons performing these duties. This family also includes individuals who may manage a facility or a portion of a facility. 

Fiscal Services

Jobs whose primary duties generally involve fiscal, financial management, accounting, and/or budgetary activities.  

Human Services

Jobs whose primary duties generally involve assistance, support, and/or management activities that are intended to improve the quality of life of defined service populations.

Information Services

Jobs whose primary duties generally involve information technology systems and services, including design, development, and operations. 

Manager/Director/Chief

Jobs that are responsible for administering all or part of an organizational or programmatic unit, including management of staff. 

Medical Services

Jobs whose primary duties generally involve providing health care and/or managing health care program(s). 

Natural Resources & Environmental Services

Jobs whose primary duties generally involve natural resources, environmental, and/or wildlife emphasis. 

Professional Services

Jobs whose primary purpose is to perform activities that are generally associated with an occupation requiring substantial training within a defined body of knowledge.

Program Manager

Jobs whose primary duties generally involve program administration.  Individuals in this family are responsible for the making sure a program meets the strategic and customer-facing goals of the Agency. 

Protective Services

Jobs whose primary duties generally involve law enforcement, criminal investigation, emergency services, forensics, and/or corrections/rehabilitation.

Trade Services

Jobs whose primary duties generally involve specialized manual skills, other than Facility Services.


The information below is included for historical purposes only and is no longer applicable effective July 1, 2020.

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All search fields are optional. For complete listing of all current ND state classes, see list below.

For a printable listing, please select the Job Class Index in Alpha Order

Code EEO Title Grade Minimum Market Policy Point Maximum Job Description
5249 21 COMPLIANCE DIVISION DIRECTOR PSC N 5299 7065 8831 5249.pdf
5250 23 WEIGHTS & MEASURES INSPECTOR G 2712 3616 4520 5250.pdf
5254 23 GAS PIPELINE SAFETY INSPECTOR M 4806 6409 8011 5254-5255.pdf
5255 23 GAS PIPELINE SAFETY INSPECTOR / PROGRAM MANAGER O 5858 7810 9763 5254-5255.pdf
5260 23 GRAIN WAREHOUSE INSPECTOR K 3976 5302 6627 5260.pdf
5262 23 RAILROAD SAFETY INSPECTOR M 4806 6409 8011 5262.pdf
5265 21 DIRECTOR, RECLAMATION AND ABANDONED MINE LANDS R 7112 9482 11853 5265.pdf
5270 22 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST I J 3657 4877 6096 5270-5273.pdf
5271 22 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST II K 3976 5302 6627 5270-5273.pdf
5272 22 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST III M 4806 6409 8011 5270-5273.pdf
5273 22 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST IV N 5299 7065 8831 5270-5273.pdf
5274 21 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES ADMINISTRATOR I O 5858 7810 9763 5274-5275.pdf
5275 21 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES ADMINISTRATOR II P 6217 8289 10362 5274-5275.pdf
5320 21 PUBLIC UTILITY DIVISION DIRECTOR P 6217 8289 10362 5320.pdf
5330 22 PUBLIC UTILITY ANALYST I J 3657 4877 6096 5330-5331.pdf
5331 22 PUBLIC UTILITY ANALYST II L 4366 5822 7278 5330-5331.pdf
5531 24 SECURITY OFFICER I G 2712 3616 4520 5531-5532.pdf
5532 24 SECURITY OFFICER II H 2986 3981 4976 5531-5532.pdf
5535 21 SECURITY SUPERVISOR J 3657 4877 6096 5535.pdf
5537 22 LOTTERY SECURITY OFFICER M 4806 6409 8011 5537.pdf
5550 24 SECURITY/SAFETY MANAGER L 4366 5822 7278 5550.pdf
5701 23 COMMERCIAL MOTOR CARRIER PERMIT TECHNICIAN G 2712 3616 4520 5701.pdf
5702 23 COMMERCIAL MOTOR CARRIER INSPECTOR H 2986 3981 4976 5702.pdf
5704 25 ACADEMY OPERATIONS COORDINATOR J 3657 4877 6096 5704.pdf
5705 24 HIGHWAY PATROL OFFICER I J 3657 4877 6096 5705-5706.pdf
5706 24 HIGHWAY PATROL OFFICER II L 4366 5822 7278 5705-5706.pdf
5707 24 HIGHWAY PATROL SERGEANT N 5299 7065 8831 5707.pdf
5710 21 HIGHWAY PATROL REGIONAL COMMANDER (LIEUTENANT) P 6217 8289 10362 5710.pdf
5714 21 HIGHWAY PATROL DIVISION COMMANDER Q 6635 8847 11058 5714.pdf
5715 21 HIGHWAY PATROL CHIEF (MAJOR) S 7657 10209 12762 5715.pdf