Adams County Prosecutors Office – Chief Deputy Prosecuting Attorney (Washington)


$127,029.75 - $140,050.30 annually DOE, plus discretionary annual step increases within the salary range and discretionary annual cost of living adjustment.




Ritzville, WA

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The Adams County Prosecuting Attorney’s office is seeking applicants for a Chief Deputy Prosecuting Attorney. Persons in this position are responsible for representing the county/state in all major criminal prosecutions. Persons also represent county agencies. Persons are expected to take part in occasional ex-officio coroner duties as needed. Persons also perform the administrative / supervisory duties of the office in the absence of the Prosecuting Attorney.

Vacation and sick leave, to include ten (10) paid county holidays, plus two (2) floating holidays per year. Employer contributed medical, vision, and dental insurance for employee and dependents. Employer provided life and long-term disability insurance. Employer contributed state pension plan. Availability to enroll in AFLAC.

Adams County is centrally located in Eastern Washington with historic Ritzville being the County seat and Othello being the County’s growing population center. A Spokane Transit Authority vanpool is available for commuting between Spokane and Ritzville.


Candidates must be a member in good standing of the Washington State Bar Association. Must have four (4) years prior experience as a deputy prosecutor and two (2) years prior experience with felony prosecutions and appellate practice. Must have a valid Washington State Driver’s License or the ability to obtain one prior to start date. Oral and written communication skills are essential.

How To Apply:

Send letter of interest, resume, reference list, and writing sample to: Adams County Prosecutor, attention personnel, 210 West Broadway, Ritzville, Washington 99169. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. 

Adams County is an equal opportunity employer.

Contact : The office of Adams County Prosecuting Attorney at (509) 659-3219.