North Dakota Court System
600 E. Boulevard Ave., Mail Stop 180
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$4,236 monthly; plus excellent benefits package including employer paid family health insurance premiums and retirement contributions and generous vacation and sick leave accruals, visit: https://www.ndcourts.gov/state-court-administration/human-resources/career-opportunities/benefits
Work hours are from 8 am to 5 pm.
The Citizen Access Paralegal is responsible for responding to requests and assisting the public on court processes and procedures and assisting in creating and delivering public programs about court processes and the Citizen Access Program.
1. Responds to inquiries from self-represented litigants and provides information and explanations about court processes, court rules, documents and forms. Provides information about other resources that may provide further assistance.
2. Assists in developing forms, brochures, manuals and online content.
3. Reviews, analyzes and interprets applicable laws and rules.
4. Assists in developing and delivering presentations for community groups, court personnel and the general public about court processes and the Citizen Access Program or arranges for others to deliver training as needed.
5. Assists in planning and organizing activities involving faculty, location, costs, and training, including negotiating contracts with speakers and vendors.
6. Responds to inquiries about the Citizen Access program.
7. In the absence of other library staff, answers telephone calls and greets library patrons.
8. Performs other duties of a comparable level or type.
Requires a bachelor’s degree with a major in paralegal, legal assistant studies, or pre-law, and two years of paralegal or legal assistant experience that includes experience with court rules and procedures, legal documents, laws and legal factors pertaining to the courts.
Associate’s degree with a major in paralegal, legal assistant studies, or pre-law, and four years of paralegal or legal assistant experience that includes experience with court rules and procedures, legal documents, laws and legal factors pertaining to the courts
Applications must be submitted online at http://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/ndcourts
Any form of paper or other electronic application will not be accepted. Interested applicants must also submit a resume and cover letter.
The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal background check.
Applicants who are residents of North Dakota and are eligible to claim veteran's preference must include a copy of their DD Form 214. Claims for disabled veteran's preference must also include a current statement of disabled status from the Veteran's Affairs Office.
Persons needing accommodation or assistance in the application process may call Human Resources at (701) 328-4216.