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Assistant Attorney General - Flandreau

Assistant Attorney General - Flandreau

Full-Time-Assistant Attorney General

SUMMARY:

The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe (the “Tribe”), located in Flandreau, South Dakota, is seeking applicants for the full- time position of Assistant Attorney General. The attorney, under the direction of the General Attorney, will be tasked with the responsibility of prosecuting the Tribe’s Law and Order Code, and will work closely with Tribal Police and other local state and federal agencies to fulfill the position’s obligations. The attorney will also assist the Attorney General with assigned matters regarding the representation of the Tribe, its Housing Authority, its Health Clinic, its tribally owned businesses, and the Royal River Casino and Hotel. The attorney will handle all adult criminal and juvenile delinquency matters for the Tribe.

QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • Licensed attorney in good standing with the State Bar of South Dakota, or any other state bar, and is able to be admitted in South Dakota within 10 months of employment.
  • Must have between one and five years of experience as a practicing attorney, with experience in Indian Law and Criminal Law preferred.
  • Must have a juris doctorate from an American Bar Association accredited law school.
  • No felony or misdemeanor convictions involving a crime of moral turpitude.
  • Must be able to efficiently utilize Microsoft Office and Westlaw.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.

REQUIREMENTS OF THE APPLICATION

Please include the following in your proposal:

  • Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribal Employment Application.
  • Cover Letter. Please include salary requirements within the cover letter.
  • Resume.
  • Writing Sample. No more than five pages.
  • References – Identify three references who can attest to your experience and capabilities as they relate to services requested. References should include contact name, address, and telephone number.

Apply online at fsst-nsn.gov

(Click Human Resources Tab and Employment)

Must submit to a background check under PL 101.630, and pre-employment drug and alcohol screening.

May attach resume to Tribal Application.

Preference in filing vacancies is given to qualified Indian candidates in accordance with Indian Preference Act of 1934 (Title 25, USC, Section 472). Verification must be submitted with the application if claiming Indian Preference.

Consideration will be given to non-Indian applicants in the absence of qualified Indian Preference eligible.

Direct questions to Tribal Human Resources Department 605-997-3891 or email HR@fsst.org.

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : Doctoral

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