Job Announcement
File Clerk
Burleigh County State's Attorney, Bismarck, ND

The Burleigh County Human Resource Department will be accepting applications from December 21, 2017 through January 11, 2018 for the position of File Clerk available in the State’s Attorney’s office. The description below contains a general summary and specific outlines for duties for a File Clerk. A complete job description is available at the Human Resource office.

Salary Grade: 1 Number of Openings: 1 (one)
Starting Salary: $13.44 - $14.98 per hour Type of Recruitment: Internal/External

Minimum Qualifications:
  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED): and six months to one year related experience and/or training, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must be able to adapt to changes in the work environment, manage competing demands, change approach or method to deal with changes, delays or unexpected events.
  • Should have knowledge of word processing software; Word Perfect or Microsoft Word preferred.
    Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Refile files and maintain the file system.
  • Pull files for appropriate hearings and distribute those files to the appropriate attorneys.
  • Make copies of daily and weekly criminal calendars and distribute them to the staff.
  • Collect outgoing mail and distribute that mail to the appropriate entities and to the mailroom. Pick up the new mail, date stamp all pieces of mail, find State’s Attorneys file number for each piece of mail, locate the appropriate file and distribute those files to the appropriate staff persons.
  • Dispose and shred obsolete files in accordance with established retirement schedule or legal requirements.
  • Provide back up support for the Legal Secretaries including answering the phone, assist the general public and attorneys that come into the office, enter in new police reports and assign them to the appropriate attorneys.
  • Assisting and entering information on fingerprint cards.
  • Perform other duties as required and assigned.

    How to Apply:
    Tip to Applicants: Read and follow the instructions on the Vacancy Announcement, the application, and any other requested item before completing and submitting your application packet.
  • Applicant must apply online and register at the following address :
  • Applicant must also provide,
    1. Resume;
    2. Three (3) professional references;
    3. Cover letter with a written summary that clearly explains how the applicant’s work experience is related to the description of essential duties and responsibilities, minimum qualifications, and level of work experience.

    Applications must be submitted on line by the closing date. All other required documents must be submitted to Burleigh County Human Resources, 316 N 5th St. Suite 106, PO Box 5518, Bismarck, ND 58506-55189 or e-mailed to : by the closing date listed. Failure to apply online and send required documents will result in your application not being considered further. Telephone number : (701) 222-6669. Fax number : (701) 221-3395.

    Applicants who may need additional job information or may require accommodation or assistance with the application or interview process should contact the Human Resource office at 701-222-6669.

    Equal Opportunity Employer:
    The employing agency 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.