Attorney Associate Tribal Judge

CSKT Tribal Court   Polson, MT   Full-time     Legal
Posted on March 27, 2024

Attorney Associate Tribal Judge Tribal Court-3 Year Term

The successful applicant must be a member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, at least 21 years of age and of good character and reputation. Must have a juris doctorate and be a member in good standing, or eligible to be licensed within one year of acceptance of the position, before the Montana State Bar Association and must not have any disciplinary proceedings by any bar association. Must never have been convicted of a felony, nor been convicted of a misdemeanor (except for minor traffic violations) within the year preceding appointment, nor have a criminal action pending against him or her at the time of appointment. Must have at least 4 years of direct work experience in a law related area. Must have a working knowledge of Tribal law, Federal Indian Law, applicable State Law, and general legal principles. All applicants must submit a Tribal application, a copy of academic transcript, certifications, proof of state licensure, completed supplemental questionnaire, a copy of valid driver’s license, if claiming Tribal preference, proof of enrollment from a federally recognized Tribe if other than CSKT, and if claiming veteran’s preference, a copy of the DD214 must be submitted. Failure to submit all of the above information will result in immediate disqualification during the screening process. This position is not a Testing Designated Position (TDP) within the definition of the CSKT Drug Testing policy. The successful applicant, if not already employed by the Tribes must pass a pre-hire drug test and serve a mandatory six (6) month probationary period. Salary is $46.24 - $60.06 per hour, plus benefits. May be employed under contract.

To apply, contact Personnel at (406) 675-2700 Ext. 1040 or Tribal applications are also available online at The closing date will be Thursday, April 11, 2024, at 5:30 p.m. (MST)

CSKT is a Tribal Member Preference Employer