The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is soliciting applications for employment, as a independent contract employee, to hire One (1) Assistant Tribal Public Defender for the Standing Rock Tribal Court.
This position will be full time for a minimum of one (1) year. The number of hours, days of employment and compensation are all negotiable. The terms of employment will be determined by the agreement of the parties. The contracts shall be compensated on an hourly basis. Employment beyond one year will be contingent upon funding.
The Assistant Public Defender position will be under the supervision of the Tribal Public Defender and the Court Administrator.
The statutory prerequisites for employment are: To be eligible to serve as a Tribal Court Assistant Public Defender, a person shall (1) be a member in good standing of the bar in any state or federal court; (2) at least 21 years of age, (3) be of high moral character and integrity, (4) have a law degree from an (ABA) accredited law school, (5) must never have been convicted of a felony; (6) shall not have been dishonorably discharged from the Armed Services, and (7) must (be physically able to perform the duties of the office.
Applications shall be in writing, to include a professional Resume, legal qualifications and any other submissions at the option of the applicant. All applications are considered on merit.
Applications and any inquiries regarding the Assistant Public Defender position can be directed or submitted to Ms. Dellis M. Agard, Court Administrator, Standing Rock Tribal Court, PO Box 363, Fort Yates, ND, Telephone (701) 854-7244 or by Email to email@example.com.
The worksite for this position is located at the Standing Rock Tribal Court in Fort Yates, ND. The Sitting Bull College Transit provides bus services, at nominal cost, to and from Bismarck, ND; Mobridge, SD; McLaughlin, SD and Selfridge, ND, and is coordinated with the Tribal work day, which is 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM (Central Time).