Salary: $2601 - $4335 per month;
Hiring Range: $2601 - $3000 per month
Closing Date: February 14, 2013 at 5:00 PM
Position Number: 325-111-25716
Requisition Number: 2919181
Status: Full-time, Regular (40 hours per week)
Type of Recruitment: Internal/External
Date Posted to Web: January 31, 2013
Requires the completion of two years of college in pre-law or legal assistance and two years of legal research analysis work experience.
Preference will be given to those applicants with: Understanding legal terminology and basic legal procedures Previous child support experience
Complete a State of ND Application for Employment (SFN 10950). Access application form at: http://www.nd.gov/hrms/jobs/appforms.html or hard copy from any ND Job Service Office.
Please include the position # and requisition # on your application. Also, provide details in the employment history sections of the application form on how your education, experience and skills will qualify you for this position. Supplemental information such as a cover letter and resume may be included, but the initial review and score will be based on the information provided on SFN 10950. Please fill in all information requested on the application form, such as dates of employment, hours worked per week, credits earned, etc.
INCOMPLETE SECTIONS WILL NOT BE GIVEN CREDIT.
The Departments Human Resource Division staff will score applications against the minimum qualifications and preferences listed on the job announcement and qualifying military service. After the scoring is completed, a certified list of eligible candidates and the applications will be forwarded to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview, based on the final scores.
Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
All application material must be received on or before 5:00 PM on the closing date at the following address:
Human Resource Division
Department of Human Services
600 East Boulevard Avenue Dept 325
Bismarck ND 58505-0250
For More Information, Assistance or Accommodation Contact:
Heidi M. Ahl-Quanbeck
Employing Unit: Bismarck Regional Child Support Unit
Telephone Number: 701-328-0955
ND Relay Number: 1-800-366-6888
Summary of Work:
The Legal Assistant I is responsible for gathering information to assist the attorneys with legal action, preparing legal documents and correspondence, coordinating service of legal documents, filing legal documents in accordance with the Rules of Court, filing/electronic filing of legal documents with appropriate clerk of court, maintaining legal document templates, accepting and returning phone calls and answering other inquiries, navigation of and entry of data and narratives into the electronic child support system (FACSES), maintain calendar to monitor progress of cases and maintain calendar for hearings.
The ND Department of Human Services offers challenging work opportunities, a full range of employee benefits including a comprehensive employer-paid health plan, paid leave, a retirement plan, flexible work hours, and more. For more information, contact our website at: http://www.nd.gov/dhs.
As employers, the State of North Dakota and political subdivisions prohibit smoking in all places of state and political subdivision employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.
Equal Opportunity Employer
The state of North Dakota and this hiring agency do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, genetics, religion, age, or disability in employment or the provision of services, and complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act.
February 4, 2013