Bonneville County Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
Salary: $55,000-60,000 DOE
Location: Idaho Falls, Bonneville County, Idaho
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
The Bonneville County Prosecutor’s Office is seeking a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney. The deputy prosecuting attorney’s mission is to assist the Bonneville Prosecuting Attorney in performing working level professional legal duties as required to expedite the efficient and effective litigation of criminal cases. The deputy prosecutor works under the general supervision of the Prosecuting Attorney and/or Chief Deputy Prosecutor. Bonneville County offers a highly competitive benefits package to full-time employees.
The essential functions of the position include:
Receives, reviews and screens reports and intake activities on criminal cases, etc. from local and state law enforcement agencies; assures proper legal procedures and processes are adhered to; determines quality of case and eligibility for filing to pursue legal action.
Manages personal case load assignments and projects; coordinates and cooperates with various county, city, state and federal agencies on special assignments, i.e.., drug task force, etc.
Prepares and tries actions against persons or organizations arising out of criminal activities; interviews victims of crimes, witnesses and law enforcement officers; recommends appropriate charges to be brought against accused persons or organizations.
Prepares for court by performing legal research, drafting briefs, gathering and analyzing evidence; delivers the County’s case in criminal proceedings; attends and participates in arraignments, sentencing, preliminary hearings, trials and other court hearings.
Prepares writs, subpoenas, and other legal documents; may advise County Officials on some legal matters; submits regular reports, written or verbal, to apprise supervisor of status of assigned cases.
Provides legal advice to the Sheriff’s Office and other local and state law enforcement agencies as directed.
Participates in general community education programs; delivers presentations at schools and for special interest groups; educates regarding crime issues, drug abuse, etc.
May accompany sheriff’s deputies or other law enforcement officers on assigned patrol shifts.
Performs related duties as needed.
Applicants should have at least a minimum of two (2) years of criminal or civil trial experience.
Education and Experience:
- Graduation from an accredited law school with a Juris Doctorate Degree; AND
- Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Working knowledge of the principles of law and their application; criminal trial procedures and the rules of evidence; Idaho Code, constitutional provisions and local ordinances as they apply to county government and its operation; case law related to a variety of county government subjects; criminal law issues related to search and seizure, felony intake/screening; pleadings, etc.
Ability to successfully conduct the prosecution in all criminal cases assigned; present statements of fact, law and argument; gather and evaluate information obtained through research investigations, and interrogations; develop effective relationships with the public, government officials, and judicial personnel; supervise subordinates.
- Special Qualifications:
Must be eligible to practice law in the State of Idaho.
Must be accepted to Idaho State Bar.
Must meet all security requirements for access to NCIC systems and reports including background check and fingerprinting.
Must work on-call.
- Work Environment:
Incumbent of the position performs in a typical office setting with appropriate climate controls. Tasks require variety of physical activities, not generally involving muscular strain, such as walking, standing, stooping, sitting, reaching, talking. Interpersonal communication essential to job functions. Mental application utilizes memory for details, verbal instructions, emotional stability, discriminating thinking and creative problem solving. Periodic travel required in normal course of job performance.
HOW TO APPLY:
Please send resumes and letters to:
Job Posted On: August 25, 2017
Ada County Prosecutor’s Office – Civil Deputy
Salary: DOE, plus comprehensive benefits package
Location: Boise, Ada County, Idaho
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
The Office of the Ada County Prosecuting Attorney is now accepting applications for a full-time position in the Civil Division. Three to five years of civil litigation experience is required. Attorneys admitted to practice in Idaho State and Federal Courts with civil rights and government law background will be given preference. Salary will be commensurate with experience.
The Civil Division functions as corporate counsel for Ada County and its Elected Officials. The office practices law in such areas as tort litigation, contract and ordinance drafting, employment, medical indigency, bankruptcy, and land use planning, as well as other fields of general civil practice.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
HOW TO APPLY:
Submit application and resume on-line at http://adacounty.peopleadmin.com
Job Posted On: June 12, 2017