EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Twin Falls County Prosecutor’s Office – Legal Assistant

 Salary: $16.39 per hour

Classified: Full-Time

Location: Twin Falls, Twin Falls County, Idaho

Closing Date: November 22, 2017 at 5:00 PM (MST)

ANNOUNCEMENT:

The Office of the Twin Falls County Prosecuting Attorney is now accepting applications for a full-time Legal Assistant.  The Legal Assistant is responsible for opening, preparing, organizing, maintaining and monitoring the ongoing status of legal case files.  The Legal Assistant must have strong organization skills, attention to detail and knowledge of court systems, proceedings and legal documentation and terminology.  The Legal Assistant’s duties vary somewhat with job assignment between civil, criminal or juvenile cases but include examining and correctly identifying case documentation and law enforcement information to prepare legal documents and develop and maintain full and complete case files.  The Legal Assistant works closely with prosecuting attorneys and must be able to understand the law and facts of each case, assist the prosecuting attorney in analyzing the case and provide advice and insight about various legal approaches to the case, and immediately recall the status and details of each case.  The Legal Assistant attends trials with the prosecuting attorney, prepares exhibits, audios and videos and takes notes of court activities and testimony.

The Legal Assistant works under the direction of the Office Manager, but has latitude to exercise independent judgment.  The principal duties of the Legal Assistant are performed in the office.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:

  • Graduation from high school, preferably supplemented with an Associate’s Degree, and,
  • Minimum of two (2) years legal experience that demonstrates thorough knowledge of the judicial system, or,
  • Paralegal certificate.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities to successfully perform the essential functions of the position may be considered.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Some testing is required.

HOW TO APPLY:

Apply ONLINE www.twinfallscounty.org

This position requires applicants to submit a resume and cover letter. These may be attached to the application, emailed to hr@tfco.org , or faxed to 208-735-4395.

Job Posted On:  October 23, 2017

 

Bannock County Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

 Salary: $25.23 per hour

Classified: Full-Time

Location: Pocatello, Bannock County, Idaho

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

ANNOUNCEMENT:

Bannock County Prosecutor’s Office is currently seeking an individual for a full time position as a deputy prosecuting attorney. The successful applicant must be able to work both independently and with a team. The successful applicant will be able to independently prosecute a variety of matters including juvenile, child protection, misdemeanors, and infractions. Please submit a cover letter, a resume, references, and a writing sample to Bannock County Human Resource Office, 5500 S. 5th, Pocatello, ID 83204, or e-mail by clicking here.

HOW TO APPLY:

Applications and job descriptions can be downloaded from: www.bannockcounty.us or picked up at the Bannock County Human Resource Office, 5500 S. 5th, Pocatello, ID 83204. Completed applications and resumes can be delivered to: Bannock County Human Resource/Risk Management, 5500 S. 5th Ave.; Pocatello, ID 83204.

Job Posted On:  September 26, 2017