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

Requirements for This Position Include but Are Not Limited To:
  • 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
  • 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
  • Advise 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

Salary Range: $90,699.00 to $105,729.00 , DOE

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

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 and submit any documentation with an otherwise complete application.

McKenzie County Human Resources
201 5th St NW, Suite 700
Watford City, ND 58854

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Phone: 701-444-7495

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