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
5116 21 PENITENTIARY INDUSTRIES DIRECTOR O 5858 7810 9763 5116.pdf
0893 22 PROJECT MANAGER III O 5858 7810 9763 0891-0893.pdf
2048 22 HEALTH CARE FACILITIES ENGINEER-ARCHITECT O 5858 7810 9763 2048.pdf
0563 22 CHIEF RISK OFFICER O 5858 7810 9763 0563.pdf
0172 21 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ADMINISTRATOR II O 5858 7810 9763 0171-0172.pdf
5119 21 DEPUTY WARDEN O 5858 7810 9763 5119.pdf
0923 21 COMMUNICATIONS DIVISION DIRECTOR, DOT O 5858 7810 9763 0923.pdf
2053 21 WATER RESOURCE ENGINEER MANAGER I O 5858 7810 9763 2053-2054.pdf
0179 22 ARCHITECT ASSOCIATE O 5858 7810 9763 0179.pdf
5255 23 GAS PIPELINE SAFETY INSPECTOR / PROGRAM MANAGER O 5858 7810 9763 5254-5255.pdf
0924 21 ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISION DIRECTOR, DOT O 5858 7810 9763 0924.pdf
2059 21 HYDROLOGIST MANAGER I O 5858 7810 9763 2059-2060.pdf
0340 21 ASSOCIATE DIR TAX ADMIN DIVISION O 5858 7810 9763 0340.pdf
3125 21 DIRECTOR OF PHYSICAL THERAPY O 5858 7810 9763 3125.pdf
5274 21 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES ADMINISTRATOR I O 5858 7810 9763 5274-5275.pdf
0940 21 ASSISTANT STATE FAIR MANAGER O 5858 7810 9763 0940.pdf
2065 22 FACILITY CONSTRUCTION ENGINEER O 5858 7810 9763 2065.pdf
0464 22 DIVISION DIRECTOR, INSURANCE DEPARTMENT O 5858 7810 9763 0464.pdf
3135 21 DIRECTOR OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY O 5858 7810 9763 3135.pdf
6010 21 ASSISTANT CHIEF WILDLIFE DIVISION O 5858 7810 9763 6010.pdf
1026 21 DIRECTOR OF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT, NDSH-NDDC O 5858 7810 9763 1026.pdf
0559 22 RETIREMENT PROGRAM MANAGER O 5858 7810 9763 0559.pdf
3701 22 VETERINARIAN I O 5858 7810 9763 3701-3702.pdf
6200 21 AGRICULTURE DIVISION DIRECTOR O 5858 7810 9763 6200.pdf
1073 21 CAREER & TECHNICAL EDUCATION PROGRAM SUPERVISOR O 5858 7810 9763 1073.pdf
0560 22 INVESTMENT ANALYST O 5858 7810 9763 0560.pdf
4013 21 COUNTY SOCIAL SERVICE DIRECTOR III O 5858 7810 9763 4011-4015.pdf
6225 21 MEAT INSPECTION PROGRAM DIRECTOR O 5858 7810 9763 6225.pdf
1268 21 DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS AND EDUCATION, STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY O 5858 7810 9763 1268.pdf
0590 21 HOUSING PROGRAM DIRECTOR O 5858 7810 9763 0590.pdf