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Job Announcement - Limited Term Judicial Referee Monday, August 29, 2022

Salary $121,776.00 Annually

Location Minot, ND

Job Type Full-Time/Regular/2 Year Position

Department Unit 4 - Administration

Job Number 2022-U4-MIN-55-JR

Closing 9/5/2022 11:59 PM Central

General Summary or Purpose

This is a full-time, benefited position for a term of two years with the potential to extend to December 31, 2028.  Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, three professional references and writing sample.

The North Dakota Court System offers employment opportunities that provide a rewarding career in public service working together to deliver justice.  The Court System offers an excellent benefits package including employer-paid family health insurance premiums, retirement contributions and generous vacation and sick leave accruals.

If you are decisive and have a passion and ability to apply the law to the facts and understand how judicial decisions will affect the individuals appearing before the court, this opportunity may be right for you.

The Ideal Candidate:

Easily expresses oneself clearly, concisely and grammatically, whether orally or in writing. 

Skilled at and enjoys extensive researching, analyzing and writing.

Demonstrates an ability to provide sound, independent and impartial legal judgments and rulings.

Understands the importance of timely decision-making, naturally decisive.

Shows a judicial temperament of patience, open-mindedness, courtesy, tact, firmness, understanding, compassion and humility.

The Ideal Candidate Minimum Qualifications:

Juris doctor degree from an accredited law school;

3 years of legal practice experience;

License to practice law in the State of ND; and

Must reside in the judicial district after appointment unless waived by the presiding judge.

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