Adams County Prosecutors Office – Deputy Prosecuting Attorney (Washington)


$94,791.56-$109,733.08 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 an entry level position of Deputy Prosecuting Attorney. This position represents the County in criminal matters in District Court and may include appearing in Superior Court as required. This position may advise the Board of Commissioners, Elected Officials, and Department Heads in various civil matters concerning county government. Deputies are expected to take part in occasional ex-officio coroner duties as needed. The Adams County Prosecutor’s Office offers manageable caseloads, greater prosecutorial autonomy, and advancement opportunities.

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, or a recent law school graduate awaiting Bar result. 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. Prior prosecution experience not required.

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 or via email at [email protected]