Human Resources

Why Work for the North Dakota Department of Health?

Work That Matters
When you work for the North Dakota Department of Health, you and your work matter. That's because the Department of Health exists to safeguard the health of everyone in the state of North Dakota. So working for the state means you are contributing to the betterment of the people of North Dakota.

And while this is a major reason to work for the Department of Health, it is not the only one. A career with the state of North Dakota also puts you on a rich and rewarding professional path, one filled with challenge, excitement and tremendous opportunities for growth -- not to mention a host of work/life benefits that are hard to match.

Nowhere in North Dakota will you find so many opportunities with one employer. Whether you are looking for "a stepping stone" to launch your professional life, growing a long-term career, or changing career paths, you'll find jobs in dozens of fields.

Once you are working for the state, there are many opportunities for career and personal growth, as well as the potential to explore different career options while enjoying the benefits of a single employer. Such as...

  • Environmental Scientist
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Epidemiologist
  • Accountant
  • Microbiologist
  • Grants and Contracts Officer
  • Information Officer
  • Environmental Engineer
  • Health Care Facility Surveyor

The Best People
Public health services are only as good as the people who deliver them. That is why the North Dakota Department of Health values a diverse, competent and committed workforce and strives to provide the flexibility of time and schedule for the best possible work and life relationship.

A Paycheck, and So Much More
The Department of Health offers an excellent total compensation package, offering benefits designed to meet your health and financial needs, improve your quality of life and help balance your responsibilities at home and work.

Working for the Department of Health provides a great job, great benefits and great opportunities for an even greater purpose.