Deputy District Attorney I, II, III, or IV

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Weaverville

Trinity County

JOB DUTIES

Deputy District Attorney I: $4,607.61 – $5,600.61 / Monthly
Deputy District Attorney II: $5,089.70 – $6,186.56 / Monthly
Deputy District Attorney III: $5,850.48 – $7,111.30 / Monthly
Deputy District Attorney IV: $6,462.56 – $7,855.28 / Monthly
This is a full-time, benefited position.
Applications will be accepted until 4:00 p.m., July 11, 2018.

DEPUTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY I

Definition:
Under general direction, to perform professional criminal legal work and legal research; to represent the
District Attorney’s Office on legal assignments; and to do related work as required.
Desirable Qualifications:
Knowledge of:

  • Principles of Criminal, Constitutional, Civil and Administrative Law.
  • California codes and statutes applicable to criminal and civil law.
  • Judicial procedures and the rules of evidence.
  • Legal research methods.
  • Interviewing techniques.
  • Computers and software used in professional legal work.

Ability to:

  • Perform professional legal and legal research work.
  • Analyze facts and apply legal precedents and principles to assigned cases.
  • Women, minorities and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Trinity County is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

NOTE: All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications established for this position may not be invited to an oral interview. In the event a large number of candidates
qualify, those individuals with experience which most closely meets the needs of the County will be invited for an interview.
WAIVER: The contents of this announcement shall not be construed to constitute any expressed or implied warranty or guarantee, nor shall it constitute a contract or offer
of employment. Trinity County assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of the position description and the actual duties of the job, nor does it assume responsibility for
any errors or omissions in the information contained herein. The provisions contained in this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice. Wages, hours and
other terms and conditions of employment are subject to the Memorandum of Understanding currently in effect for the appropriate unit of representation.
PERS ANNUITANTS: Retirees of PERS are welcome to apply, if selected for the position they would be required to reinstate to employment.
Ability to:

  • Prepare and present cases at all levels of the court system.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Prepare and present a variety of special reports.
  • Operate a computer and use appropriate software in the performance of professional legal work.
  • Effectively represent the District Attorney’s Office with the public, courts, law enforcement agencies
  • and other government jurisdictions.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.

Training and Experience:
Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and
abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:
Completion of requisite legal training and eligibility for membership in the State Bar of California.
Special Requirements:

  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver’s License.
  • Current membership in the State Bar of California must be achieved within six (6) months of
  • employment or appointment in this job class will be terminated.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST

DEPUTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY II

Definition:
Under general direction, to perform a variety of professional criminal legal work and legal research; to
represent the District Attorney’s Office on a variety of legal assignments; to plan and coordinate
investigation for the prosecution of legal cases; and to do related work as required.
Desirable Qualifications:
Knowledge of:

  • Principles of Criminal, Constitutional, Civil, and Administrative Law.
  • California codes and statutes applicable to criminal and civil law.
  • Judicial procedures and the rules of evidence.
  • Legal research methods.
  • Interviewing techniques.
  • Computers and software used in professional legal work.

Women, minorities and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Trinity County is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
NOTE: All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications established for this position may not be invited to an oral interview. In the event a large number of candidates
qualify, those individuals with experience which most closely meets the needs of the County will be invited for an interview.
WAIVER: The contents of this announcement shall not be construed to constitute any expressed or implied warranty or guarantee, nor shall it constitute a contract or offer
of employment. Trinity County assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of the position description and the actual duties of the job, nor does it assume responsibility for
any errors or omissions in the information contained herein. The provisions contained in this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice. Wages, hours and
other terms and conditions of employment are subject to the Memorandum of Understanding currently in effect for the appropriate unit of representation.
PERS ANNUITANTS: Retirees of PERS are welcome to apply, if selected for the position they would be required to reinstate to employment.
Ability to:

  • Perform professional legal and legal research work.
  • Analyze facts and apply legal precedents and principles to assigned cases.
  • Prepare and present cases at all levels of the court system.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Prepare and present a variety of special reports.
  • Operate a computer and use appropriate software in the performance of professional legal work.
  • Effectively represent the District Attorney’s Office with the public, courts, law enforcement agencies
  • and other government jurisdictions.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.

Training and Experience:
Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:

  • Two (2) years of professional work experience in performing criminal law work comparable to that of a
  • Deputy District Attorney I with Trinity County.

Special Requirements:

  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver’s License.
  • Current membership in the State Bar of California.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST

DEPUTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY III

Definition:
Under general direction, to perform a variety of the more complex professional legal work and legal
research; to represent the District Attorney’s Office on assigned cases; to plan and coordinate
investigation for the prosecution of legal cases; and to do related work as required.
Desirable Qualifications:
Knowledge of:

  • Principles of Criminal, Constitutional, Civil and Administrative Law.
  • California codes and statutes applicable to criminal law.
  • Judicial procedures and the rules of evidence.
  • Legal research methods.

Women, minorities and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Trinity County is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
NOTE: All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications established for this position may not be invited to an oral interview. In the event a large number of candidates
qualify, those individuals with experience which most closely meets the needs of the County will be invited for an interview.
WAIVER: The contents of this announcement shall not be construed to constitute any expressed or implied warranty or guarantee, nor shall it constitute a contract or offer
of employment. Trinity County assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of the position description and the actual duties of the job, nor does it assume responsibility for
any errors or omissions in the information contained herein. The provisions contained in this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice. Wages, hours and
other terms and conditions of employment are subject to the Memorandum of Understanding currently in effect for the appropriate unit of representation.
PERS ANNUITANTS: Retirees of PERS are welcome to apply, if selected for the position they would be required to reinstate to employment.
Knowledge of:

  • Interviewing techniques.
  • Computers and software used in professional legal work.

Ability to:

  • Perform professional legal and legal research work.
  • Maintain administrative responsibility for an assigned area of legal services.
  • Analyze facts and apply legal precedents and principles to assigned cases.
  • Prepare and present cases at all levels of the court system.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Prepare and present a variety of special reports.
  • Operate a computer and use appropriate software in the performance of professional legal work.
  • Effectively represent the District Attorney’s Office with the public, courts, law enforcement agencies
  • and other government jurisdictions.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.

Training and Experience:
Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and
abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:

  • Two (2) years of professional work experience in performing criminal law work comparable to that of a
  • Deputy District Attorney II with Trinity County.

Special Requirements:
Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver’s License.
Current membership in the State Bar of California.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST.

DEPUTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY IV

Definition:
Under general direction, to perform a variety of the most complex professional legal work and legal
research; to represent the District Attorney’s Office on assigned cases; to plan and coordinate
investigation for the prosecution of legal cases; to have administrative responsibility for a specialized
area of legal services, as delegated; and to do related work as required.  
Desirable Qualifications:
Knowledge of:

  • Principles of Criminal, Constitutional, Civil, and Administrative Law.
  • California codes and statutes applicable to criminal law.
  • Judicial procedures and the rules of evidence.
  • Legal research methods.
  • Interviewing techniques.
  • Computers and software used in professional legal work.

Ability to:

  • Perform professional legal and legal research work.
  • Maintain administrative responsibility for an assigned area of legal services.
  • Analyze facts and apply legal precedents and principles to assigned cases.
  • Prepare and present cases at all levels of the court system.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Prepare and present a variety of special reports.
  • Operate a computer and use appropriate software in the performance of professional legal work.
  • Effectively represent the District Attorney’s Office with the public, courts, law enforcement agencies,
  • and other government jurisdictions.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.

Training and Experience:
Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and
abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:

  • Two (2) years of professional work experience in performing criminal law work comparable to that of a
  • Deputy District Attorney III with Trinity County.

Special Requirements:
Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver’s License.
Current membership in the State Bar of California.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Candidates who are offered a position with the County will be required to be fingerprinted at the time of hire. A
background investigation and psychological exam may be performed. Positions that are considered safety
sensitive will be required to pass a pre-employment physical at the County’s expense prior to appointment.  
Verification of false statements or omissions on the application form may be cause for termination of
employment. Selected applicants will be required to submit documents verifying the applicant’s identity and
authorization to work in accordance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.
Before entering upon the duties of employment, all public employees take and subscribe to the oath or affirmation
set forth in the California Constitution that declares them to be disaster service workers in time of need.

Job Summary

Worksite City: Weaverville

Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays, Paid Sick Leave

Contract Status: Regular

Requirements

Driver’s License Required: Yes

Class: C

DMV History: No

FMCSA Medical Card Required: No

Ways to apply

Apply on our company's website: http://www.trinitycounty.org

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