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Legal Assistant I

Legal Assistant I

State's Attorney Department

McKenzie County  

Outstanding opportunity for a full time position as a Legal Assistant with the McKenzie County State's Attorney Department


  • One (1) year of legal administrative support and two (2) years secretarial experience in a prosecutorial setting; or, any equivalent combination of training and/or experience that proves the required knowledge and abilities
  • The ability to type at least 40 WPM
  • Extensive knowledge of computers, computer programs, scanning equipment and various office machines, modern office practices, procedures, equipment, record keeping, and filing systems
  • Excellent organization skills and customer service
  • Ability to follow written and verbal requests
  • Willingness and desire to learn new and challenging tasks


  • Perform a variety of legal administrative procedures; such as typing legal documents, receive and place phone calls, arrange for delivery of legal correspondence, and organizing files
  • Establish and maintain filing systems; classifies, sorts, and files correspondence, records, media clips, and other documents
  • Prepare and process legal documents and papers, such as summonses, subpoenas, complaints, appeals, motions, and pretrial agreements
  • Respond to inquiries from legal representatives, law enforcement, and the general public


Salary Range of $22.59-$24.45 per hour, DOE             Position open until filled

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.

Submit application and/or resume and/or by mail, email, or hand deliver to:
McKenzie County Human Resources
201 5th Street NW, Suite 700
Watford City, ND 58854
Equal Opportunity Employer

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