The vacancy for Valley County justice of the peace is being advertised by the county commissioners with Job Service. Applications will be accepted until Aug. 15. Commissioner Bruce Peterson said they hope to make a rapid decision so the new judge can attend JP school in Helena in September.
Applicants must have lived in Valley County at least one year. A high school diploma is required and experience in the legal field or law enforcement is preferred. The position requires basic computer skills and writing experience is desirable.
The judge’s office is open from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., Monday through Friday, but the judge is on call 24/7. The appointment is temporary, until the end of the current term on Dec. 31, 2014. The salary is $22,600.
For more information contact Job Service or the commissioners’ office, 228-6219.