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
5120 21 WARDEN, STATE PENITENTIARY R 7112 9482 11853 5120.pdf
5121 21 WARDEN, JAMES RIVER CORRECTIONAL CENTER R 7112 9482 11853 5121.pdf
0229 21 DIRECTOR, FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT DIVISION R 7112 9482 11853 0229.pdf
5265 21 DIRECTOR, RECLAMATION AND ABANDONED MINE LANDS R 7112 9482 11853 5265.pdf
0447 21 AREA DIRECTOR, JOB SERVICE NORTH DAKOTA R 7112 9482 11853 0447.pdf
0565 21 CHIEF OPERATING/FINANCIAL OFFICER R 7112 9482 11853 0565.pdf
2025 21 ADMINISTRATIVE TRANSPORTATION ENGINEER II R 7112 9482 11853 2024-2026.pdf
0228 21 DIRECTOR, STATE FINANCIAL SERVICES R 7112 9482 11853 0228.pdf
2045 21 SENIOR ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEER II R 7112 9482 11853 2044-2045.pdf
0935 21 CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER-ND DEPT OF HEALTH R 7112 9482 11853 0935.pdf
2054 21 WATER RESOURCE ENGINEER MANAGER II R 7112 9482 11853 2053-2054.pdf
0580 111021 CHIEF BENEFITS OFFICER R 7112 9482 11853 0580.pdf
2060 21 HYDROLOGIST MANAGER II R 7112 9482 11853 2059-2060.pdf
3030 22 DIRECTOR OF NURSING-NDSH R 7112 9482 11853 3030.pdf
4037 21 TREATMENT UNIT DIRECTOR R 7112 9482 11853 4037.pdf
4185 21 SUPERINTENDENT, LIFE SKILLS & TRANSITION CENTER R 7112 9482 11853 4185.pdf
1041 21 SUPERINTENDENT-SCHOOL FOR BLIND Q 6635 8847 11058 1041.pdf
4050 21 DIRECTOR, CHILDREN & FAMILY SERVICES-DHS Q 6635 8847 11058 4050.pdf
1042 21 SUPERINTENDENT, SCHOOL FOR DEAF Q 6635 8847 11058 1042.pdf
6050 21 STATE PARKS DEPUTY DIRECTOR Q 6635 8847 11058 6050.pdf
4130 21 DIRECTOR, MENTAL HEALTH/SUBSTANCE ABUSE Q 6635 8847 11058 4130.pdf
0138 21 DIVISION DIRECTOR, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT Q 6635 8847 11058 0138.pdf
1044 21 DIRECTOR-YOUTH CORRECTIONAL CENTER Q 6635 8847 11058 1044.pdf
4165 22 LICENSED PSYCHOLOGIST II Q 6635 8847 11058 4164-4165.pdf
0177 21 DIRECTOR OF INFORMATION MANAGEMENT DIVISION - DHS Q 6635 8847 11058 0177.pdf
1619 21 DIVISION MANAGER, DPI Q 6635 8847 11058 1619.pdf
4167 22 LICENSED FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGIST Q 6635 8847 11058 4167.pdf
0178 22 ENTERPRISE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ARCHITECT Q 6635 8847 11058 0178.pdf
3261 22 PHARMACIST I Q 6635 8847 11058 3261-3262.pdf
5100 21 DIRECTOR, PAROLE AND PROBATION SERVICES Q 6635 8847 11058 5100.pdf