Benewah County Prosecutor’s Office – Chief Deputy Prosecuting Attorney


$70,000 - $85,000 DOE (plus Full Government Benefits & PERSI)




St. Maries, ID

Job Posted On:

May 12, 2022

Closing Date:

May 25, 2022


This position is a chief deputy prosecuting attorney position for the county of Benewah, state of Idaho. The selected attorney will share in a diverse caseload with a wide range of prosecution practice, both criminal and civil, but will have input on which types of cases they desire to primarily handle. The selected attorney will work closely with local law enforcement and community advocacy agencies, as well as in multi-disciplinary teams when assigned. The selected attorney will be given great latitude in managing their own schedule and caseload and determining case outcomes. Provided training will focus on implementing best practices to improve prosecution outcomes such as evidence-based case building, working with advocates, community coordination and outreach.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  This position requires knowledge of both civil & criminal law; powers and duties of the prosecuting attorney; legislative process; State criminal procedure and rules of evidence.


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Graduation from an accredited law school and a valid license to practice law in the state of Idaho is required. Nature and extent of previous work experience will be taken into consideration during the hiring process. Competitive applicants will have meaningful experience in criminal law and/or civil matters affecting public entities. Applicants must also pass any necessary criminal background checks required to work for a government agency.

How To Apply:

TO APPLY: All eligible applicants shall submit a cover letter, resume, and two professional references, together with any questions they may have about the position, to [email protected].

Benewah County is an equal opportunity employer in the state of Idaho. Employment is at-will.

Prepared and Approved by:  Mariah R. Dunham, Benewah County Prosecutor