Job Announcement
Assistant State's Attorney
McKenzie County, Watford City, N.D.

McKenzie County is currently accepting applications for a full time Assistant State's Attorney.

REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS POSITION INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Juris Doctorate and one (1) year of experience in criminal litigation and two (2) years in an active law practice; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
  • North Dakota license to practice law at the time of hire
  • Applying Federal, State, and local laws, rules and regulations
  • Knowledge of judicial and administrative procedures and rules of evidence
  • Experience prosecuting or defending criminal cases
  • Ability to analyze facts, evidence, and legal instruments as well as, legal problems and rendering formal opinions
  • Willingness and desire to learn new and challenging tasks

    GENERAL DUTIES :

  • Responsible for gathering and managing evidence in civil, criminal, juvenile, and traffic cases
  • Presenting information in court to prosecute or defend actions; especially more complex civil and criminal lawsuits
  • Advice Law Enforcement officers, prepare and present warrant application, and conduct probable cause hearings
  • Advise elected and appointed officials and County employees as to their legal rights, represent County agencies in legal proceedings
  • Performs other duties of a similar nature or level

    McKenzie County offers an excellent benefit package including: Health Insurance - Health & Child Care Flexible Spending Program Group Life Insurance - Retirement - Optional Deferred Comp Plan Vacation - Sick Leave - Paid Holidays

    Job Description & Employment Application available online at www.county.mckenziecounty.net or email resume to jobs@co.mckenzie.nd.us.

    An applicant who is a resident of North Dakota and eligible to claim veterans' preference must abide by the Department of Veterans Affairs guidelines available at www.nd.gov/veterans/benefits/veterans-preference-state/documentation-required-applicant and submit any documentation with an otherwise complete application.

    Submit resume and/or application by mail, email, or hand deliver to: McKenzie County Human Resources, 201 5th St NW, Suite 700, Watford City, ND 58854, E-mail: jobs@co.mckenzie.nd.us

    Equal Opportunity Employer