Unlicensed Bailiff/Process Server

Any individual who receives an offer of employment or will receive a payroll check are required to submit to a drug and alcohol test as a condition of obtaining employment.
Mille Lacs Band Member/American Indian preference applies

The Bailiff/Process Server is primarily responsible for maintaining safety and security in the Judicial Branch, Court of Central Jurisdiction and delivering or serving, in-person, legal documents to defendants or individuals involved in a court case. This is a civilian non-licensed position with limited authority.

• Two-year accredited college degree in police science, law enforcement or criminal justice or related field required.
• Two or more years work experience in law enforcement, criminal justice, court operations, military officer, security or closely related field.
• Must have valid, current and clean Minnesota driver’s license, maintain reliable personal transportation and insurability under the Band’s auto insurance Policy.
• Certified First Aid, CPR, or first responder training or retain within six months of employment, required.
• Ability to work independently with little or no direct supervision.
• Ability to interact, communicate and provide public relations with the general public, various courts, probation and law enforcement agencies on behalf of the Court of Central Jurisdiction.
• Knowledge of court procedures, legal and court terminology preferred.
• Ability to handle stressful situations and while under pressure.
• Ability to work, communicate and coordinate with various cultures and organizations.
• Strict commitment to confidentiality and the Data Privacy Act.
• Able to communicate effectively verbally or in writing.
• Ability to pay attention to detail and have good observations skills.
• Willing to attend and travel to the necessary court trainings & seminars as required.
• Ability to operate office equipment, computer equipment.
• Pass a criminal background check and drug screen. Unblemished criminal background; background and history check are required.
• Maintain free of any mind-altering substances.
• Must have current driver’s license, reliable personal transportation, and insurability under the Band’s Auto Insurance Policy.

• Operate the scanning equipment for the screening and search of all individuals entering the Court of Central Jurisdiction; seizes or properly disposes of weapons and/or contrabands.
• Enforce courtroom safety and security, and maintain appropriate decorum in the Court of Central Jurisdiction, especially when court is in session.
• Escort violators from the courtrooms as directed by the Judge or Magistrate, and secures court in emergency situations.
• Prepares courtroom for scheduled and emergency hearings or trials.
• Assist public, witnesses, attorneys and jury panel during proceedings and provides general services in the courtroom.
• Escorts witnesses, visitors and jury members to and from the courtroom, when necessary.
• Secure and lock specified areas; public and restricted space of the Court of Central Jurisdiction: including the monitoring of employees and public movement;
• Takes emergency action or notifies emergency personnel as the situation warrants: respond to emergencies within the Court of Central Jurisdiction with regards to administering basic first aid, CPR and First Responders action.
• Perform security checks throughout the shift.
• Obtains court files for defendants appearing in Court and makes copies of material, when necessary.
• Responds to routine questions related to forms, courtroom rules and regulations; and directing to appropriate areas.
• Prepare and process written reports and records as required.
Process Server (Serves as backup)
• Serve court documents in accordance with the legislation of service; such as notices, subpoenas, summons or other court documents including delivering out into the community, to defendants personally or sub-serving to someone in the same household or business.
• Upon delivery of documents, the incumbent must provide proof that the papers were served, via Affidavit of Service or Proof of Service.
• Enter information and notes into system including time, place, method, name, etc.
• Performs other related duties as assigned

• Nature of work is such that incumbent experiences frequent periods of high stress levels while dealing with management, employees, family members, and others.
• Work is almost exclusively in doors in a controlled climate area.
• Little threat of personal danger or risk, although working with certain individuals may subject incumbent to periods of moderate to high stress levels.
• Hours are typically 8-5, but possibly with some extra hours. May involve some evening covering emergency situations or court hearing extending after 5 p.m.
• Will involve working with many different people who are often distressed in some way.
• Local travel is required; travel outside the state is limited

Submit resume, cover letter, and employment application to:

Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe
Employment Coordinator
43408 Oodena Dr.
Onamia, MN 56359

Fax: (320) 532-7492