Wells County State's Attorney Office, Fessenden, ND
The Wells County State's Attorney will accept applications for the position of Legal Assistant until filled. This is a full-time, regular, non-exempt position. The office is located in Fessenden, Wells County, ND, at the Wells County Courthouse.
Number of Openings: One (1)
Type of Recruitment: Internal/External
Reports to: Wells County State' Attorney
Starting Salary: $14 per hour and DOE
Wells County Benefits:
Medical and Dental
Supplemental AFLAC Benefits
North Dakota Public Employees Retirement Systems
Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance
Paid Vacation, Sick Leave and Holidays (Vacation starts after 1st year)
Requires a high school diploma or general equivalency diploma. Preference given to persons with office experience, especially legal office experience, and/or criminal law and/or criminal justice experience.
This position will require typing ability and preference will be given to persons able to type 60 WPM.
Successful completion of interview process, reference checks, and background and criminal checks, and driver' licenses checks to determine knowledge, skills, and abilities to maintain confidentiality, organization and to perform legal assistant duties and responsibilities.
Knowledge and skills in the use of computers for preparing letters, legal documents, reports, data entry, and other correspondence and forms. Experience with Microsoft Office preferred. Preference will be given to those with experience in Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Odyssey, CJIS, and Justware.
Requires a High Degree of confidentiality, and a High Degree of communication skills to deal with employees, law enforcement, juvenile courts, district courts, clerks, defendants, attorneys, and the general public.
Perform legal assistant duties included, but not limited to: typing legal documents, letters, correspondence, dictation, answering phone calls, contacting witnesses by telephone, email, mail, and subpoenas, using communication skills to effectively deal with various persons and personalities and issues, organizing and prioritizing work, meeting deadlines, opening and maintaining and filing files, maintaining calendars, serving copies of legal documents on appropriate parties, assist with legal research and preparation of drafts of complaints, and prepare PowerPoint presentations, and all other miscellaneous clerical duties as assigned by the State' Attorney. Timely and regular attendance is required as is the ability to interact well with other county employees, and various law enforcement agencies, courts, and the public.
How to Apply:
To Apply Send: (1) Cover Letter, (2) Resume, (3) a list of three (3) references, and (4) fill out ONLINE Job Service Application.
Send to Wells County State' Attorney at 700 Railway Street North #325, Fessenden, ND 58438 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Only complete applications will be considered and position will be open until filled.
Applicants who may need additional job information or may require accommodation or assistance with the application or interview process should contact Kathleen K. Murray at (701) 547-3885 or email@example.com.
Equal Opportunity Employer: Wells County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability in employment or the provision of services, and complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act.