Boundary County Prosecutor’s Office – Deputy Prosecuting Attorney – Civil
$90,000.00, Salary is DOE Full-time benefited position
Bonners Ferry, ID
Job Posted On:
January 11, 2024
Performs all duties of the Prosecuting Attorney relating to Boundary County’s public business and civil court actions as assigned by the Prosecuting Attorney and the Board of County Commissioners.
Deputy Prosecuting Aftomey (Civil)
Position Functions (the following duties and responsibilities which are not listed in any particular order of priority and may be amended or added to by the Prosecutor at any time):
1. Provides legal advice to all elected officials and department heads in the county on a variety of issues including property taxation, indigent matters, budgeting, personnel, risk management, bankruptcy, land use, tax assessments and collections, etc.
2. Performs general office supervision over support staff. Directs and assigns work to office support staff in preparation of or in the processing of civil court procedures.
3. Handles tax, indigent and land use appeals with the Board, in District Court, and the Idaho Supreme Court.
4. Handles special criminal cases as assigned by the Prosecutor.
5, Prepares contracts on behalf of the Board of Commissioners. Coordinates and reviews all contracts for the Board by request.
6. Advises the Fair Board on legal issues and other related matters.
7. Competently represents the County in all lawsuits or litigation filed against it.
8. Addresses all issues regarding County liability associated with road maintenance, road vacations and dedications, construction and equipment purchases.
9. Conducts hearings with the Board of Commissioners regarding appeals with District Court.
10. Provides legal advice to the Sheriff’s Office and staff
11. Supervises and oversees the performance of the legal secretary assigned to the civil division and manage other administrative tasks as required.
12. Prepares easements and right-of-way agreements as required.
13. Represents the County in any lawsuits arising from any form of incarceration including mental holds and criminal cases.
14. Drafts and advises the Board of Commissioners on policies and procedures.
15. Attends Commissioner’s board and other meetings, Planning and Zoning, Fair Board, airport meetings as requested by the individual entitles.
16. Meets with the elected officials of other jurisdictions on behalf of Boundary County on a variety of topics affecting both jurisdictions.
17. Meets with insurance representatives to coordinate and facilitate litigation resolutions
18, Maintains confidentiality and complies with the Idaho Rules of Professional Conduct,
19. Conducts legal research to stay abreast of court decisions and legislation affecting the Practice of law.
20. Reviews all work performed by secretarial staff.
21. Performs all other duties as assigned.
Position is full time with benefits.
Standards of Performance
Extremely high standard of performance and accuracy required. Must be able to develop effective relationships with the public, city, county, state and federal government officials and judicial personnel and to effectively supervise subordinates.
Hours may vary. Salary is DOE – fulltime benefited position
Graduation from an ABA accredited law school with a Juris Doctorate degree. At least four years’ experience as a practicing attorney with two years’ experience in a prosecutor’s office preferred. Must be admitted to practice law in the State of Idaho and maintain good standing
with the Idaho State Bar. Must maintain continuing legal education requirements of the State Bar.
How To Apply:
County Employees apply by submitting application to Personnel Director by 5:00 p.m., on the closing date. All applications must be submitted on a Boundary County Application Form. Filing of position authorized by Boundary County Commissioners.