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NDDOT Employee Benefits

State Employee Benefit Package

In addition to the benefits offered by the North Dakota Department of Transportation (listed below), all regular, classified employees will also receive the state employee benefit package. To view these benefits, visit Human Resource Management Services state employee benefits.

Approved Overtime/Compensatory Time

Approved overtime/compensatory time is paid to employees who work in excess of 40 hours per week under the following conditions:

  • Regular, full-time staff classified as non-exempt are eligible for overtime in cash, paid at time-and-a-half per hour of overtime worked, or as compensatory time, awarded at 1 ½ hours for every hour of overtime worked.
  • Regular, full-time staff classified as other exempt are eligible for overtime in cash, paid at time-and-a-half per hour of overtime worked, or as compensatory time, awarded at 1 ½ hours for every hour of overtime worked.
  • Regular, full-time staff classified as management exempt are eligible for overtime in cash, paid at hour per hour of overtime worked, or as compensatory time, awarded at hour for every hour of overtime worked.
  • Temporary staff are eligible for overtime in cash, paid at time-and-a-half per hour of overtime worked.

Flextime

Flextime is an alternate work schedule approved by an employee's supervisor, division director, or district engineer. Employees may work an alternative flex schedule as long as service to the public remains available during normal working hours Monday through Friday. Alternative schedules to the 8-hour standard workday are:

  • Four 10-hour days with schedule starting on Monday or Tuesday and ending no later than Friday.
  • Four 9-hour days with one 4-hour day.

Training and Professional Development

Training and professional development is offered to all employees. Programs include in-house training, as well as specialized training provided by institutions, companies, and other agencies. Generally, registration fee and expenses are paid.

Tuition Reimbursement

Tuition reimbursement is available to regular and full-time employees to develop professionally and personally while they help the Department attain its mission. Employees must apply to participate in this program.

Educational Grants of Financial Aid (Scholarships)

Educational Grants of Financial Aid (Scholarships) are offered to North Dakota college or university students in engineering, engineering technology, and other related fields the Department recruits. Eligible students may receive an amount determined by the Department Director based upon available funds and is awarded each semester while enrolled in an appropriate degree program, with an expectation of summer and after graduation employment.