Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation
  • 20-Apr-2018 to 31-May-2018 (CST)
  • Mayetta, KS, USA
  • Hourly
  • Contract

CLOSING DATE: Open until filled
GRADE: 8
TIER 2
DEPARTMENT: Attorney
SUPERVISOR: Attorney

 

Contract: 5/7/2018-8/3/2018

 

SUMMARY:

This position will support our Tribal Attorney in various assignments and cases through cite checks, computerized research, analysis, writing and client interaction.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Search for and study legal documents to investigate facts and law of cases, to determine causes of action and to prepare cases.
  • Research and analyze law sources to prepare memorandums, arguments and reports for review, approval, and use by attorney
  • Interact with clients and develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.
  • Prefer individual to work at the Government Center, although some work can be done remotely.
  • Work on various areas of law including ICWA
  • Opportunity to appear in court and prepare cases.
  • Works cooperatively within the office, Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation, and other agencies; as needed.
  • All other duties as assigned

To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • One year of Law School.
  • Valid Kansas driver's license, must be insurable with the Nation's insurance.
  • Must possess excellent research and writing skills.
  • Must possess strong written and oral communication skills with an excellent attention to detail.
  • Must possess professional work ethics, manner, and appearance.
  • Must possess the ability to operate general office equipment, including but not limited to: 10-key calculator, telephone, computer and operating systems, computer software programs (Microsoft Office programs), fax/copier machine.
  • Must be available to work the assigned schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00A-4:30P.
  • Must possess a proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion.
  • A record of satisfactory attendance and performance in all prior and current employment as evidenced by positive employment references from previous and current employers.

PHYSICAL, MENTAL, & ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS: 

  • Able to read, write and speak English
  • Ability to work efficiently in a team oriented environment
  • Ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships with others
  • Ability to perform daily activities, including but not limited to: filing, answering the telephone, operating office equipment,
  • Abilities to lift, carry, push, and pull up to 20 pounds on a frequent basis

BACKGROUND CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:                                                        

  • Background Investigation
  • Pre-employment Drug Screening

Note:  This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position.  Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required.  The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation reserves the right to revise this job description at any time.  The job description is not to be construed as a contract for employment.

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