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Assistant City Attorney
Post Date: 10/10/2019
Close Date: 10/17/2019
Company:
City of Bismarck
221 N 5th Street
701-355-1337

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www.bismarcknd.gov

Job Listing URL: (new browser window will open)
https://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=BISMARCK&cws=1&rid=1071

Salary:
$70,000 and above

Location:
Bismarck, ND

Job Description:
This position provides legal services to the City of Bismarck, including the prosecution of ordinance violations but are not limited to (see job description for list):
• Prepares cases for prosecution in municipal court; reviews legal issues and witnesses. • Reviews police reports and makes decisions with regards to criminal charges; reviews motor vehicle accident reports for criminal and non-criminal traffic violations. • Prepares cases for jury trial in district court, including motion briefs, discovery, witness selection, expert determinations, and appeals. • Coordinates the review of evidence. • Conducts legal research. • Assists municipal court with legal issues, including arraignments, court trials, ordinances, and criminal rights issues. • Works with court clerks on issues related to warrants, restitution, parking matters, etc. • Drafts a variety of legal documents. • Assists in the drafting of municipal ordinances, amendments, resolutions, procedures, rules, and regulations. • Responds to questions from the public regarding city ordinances, rules, regulations and other issues. • Answers legal questions from city departments. • Makes decisions on property damage claims. • Performs related duties.

Requirements:
• Graduation from an accredited school of law.
• Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years’ experience.
• Current membership or eligible for membership in the State Bar of North Dakota.

Special Requirements: If none of the applicants meet the above requirements, the position may be underfilled with an Assistant City Attorney 1 (Grade 21), with no years’ of experience. Hiring Pay Range: $62,625.24 - $70,453.40

Miscellaneous:
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States. No sponsorships considered. Subject to background checks and drug testing.

The City of Bismarck is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Contact Information:
Breann Schauer
701-355-1337
bschauer@bismarcknd.gov
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