Job Announcement

Attorney I
Child Support Division, Department of Human Services, Bismarck, ND

Job ID: 3007499
Location: Bismarck, ND
Full/Part Time: Full-time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Closing Date: January 13, 2017
Hiring Range: $4,667 to $6,222 per month

Summary of Work

Principal duties include but are not limited to: litigate the establishment of paternity, child support obligations, and health insurance obligations; enforce child support and medical support obligations; review and modify court orders; assist staff in legal matters; draft legal documents and perform legal research; provide input when formulating policy and procedures; and public relations. Duties may also involve appellate work.

Minimum Qualifications

Requires a Juris Doctorate degree, a current license to practice law in North Dakota, and a valid driver's license.

Preference will be given to applicants with family law experience and/or Title IV-D experience.

Application Procedures

  • Please 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 in your online application.
  • 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 Department's 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.
  • The Department of Human Services does not offer or provide sponsorships. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
  • All application material must be received on the closing date by 11:59 pm or before the closing date.
  • A copy of your qualifying degrees transcript and any applicable certifications or licensures must be provided at the time of an interview.

    For more information or if you need an accommodation, please contact: Sheila Keller.
    Employing Unit: Bismarck Regional Child Support Unit, Bismarck, ND
    Telephone Number: 701-328-0955
    TTY Number: ND Relay Service 1-800-366-6888 (text); 1-800-366-6889 (voice)

    If you are experiencing technical difficulties with the Application Process or uploading attachments, please contact or (701) 328-3290.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    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 provisions of services and complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act.

    As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. 23-12-10.