Kootenai County Prosecutor’s Office – Deputy Prosecuting Attorney


$59,727.46 - $86,821.80 per year depending on experience




Coeur d'Alene, ID

Job Posted On:

June 27, 2022

Closing Date:

Open until further notice


THE POSITION: Conducts prosecution in court proceedings on behalf of Kootenai County government and is responsible for handling legal matters in the Office of the Prosecuting Attorney including reviewing all misdemeanor and felony files, evaluating them for disposition, ensuring that cases calendared are thoroughly prepared for hearing, and effectively litigating cases through completion. Duties also include investigation, initiation and handling of complaints, and the preparation and appearance on orders to show cause in the District Court.

  • $59,727.46 to $86,821.80 per year depending on experience
  • Public Employees Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI), a pension plan with five year vesting, 11.94% employer contribution, and a lifetime payout upon retirement
  • Excellent and comprehensive benefits package. For example, employee-only medical/dental/vision premium of only $55.33 per month (nicotine free rate).  View our entire benefits package [kcgov.us].
  • 40 hours of paid vacation after 6 months of full-time employment
  • Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program [studentaid.ed.gov]

View the full job description [governmentjobs.com].

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/kcgov/classspecs/1052249?keywords=deputy%20prosecuting&pagetype=classSpecifications [governmentjobs.com]



  • Do you have a Juris-doctorate degree from an accredited law school and a Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university and a minimum of one year related experience and/or training?
  • Have you successfully passed the Idaho State Bar examination or otherwise been admitted to practice law in Idaho?
  • Do you have or have the ability to obtain a valid driver’s license and are you insurable?


  • You are licensed to practice as an attorney in the State of Idaho
  • You are committed to justice
  • You are able to successfully pass a criminal background check and mandatory pre-employment drug test
  • You are able to work as required including evenings, weekends and on-call

How To Apply:

TO APPLY: Apply online at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/kcgov/jobs/3594449/deputy-prosecuting-attorney?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs [governmentjobs.com]. Attach cover letter and resume in order to be considered.  Must be able to successfully pass a criminal background check and mandatory pre-employment and subsequent drug tests.
EOE/Veterans Preference/Drug Free Workplace