Deputy District Attorney
Job Posting 18-0619
DATE: June 19, 2018
SALARY: Varies with experience
DDA $50,135 – $54,834 annually
Plus excellent benefits
CLOSING: This position is open until filled . Time is of the essence and the position will be filled as soon as possible; therefore, timely submission of applications is crucial.
DUTIES: Prepare and present cases for trial.
Perform intake procedures, review incoming police reports, and file charges as appropriate and just. Prepare for, appear at, and represent the State at various non-trial court appearances
Negotiate potential case resolutions with defense counsel/defendants as appropriate and in accordance with facts, law, and departmental policy. Provide training, advice and input to the District Attorney’s office, staff and appropriate agencies, organizations or individuals regarding practices, procedures, strategies, etc. Attend Grand Jury pursuant to statute and prepare indictments as appropriate. Legally operate a motor vehicle for the purpose of traveling to crime scenes and required appearances as well as out of town trainings. Work during assigned hours Monday through Friday and be on-call at all times. Understand that all the duties and functions of this position are not stated here and that any professional task assigned by management, supervisor or the District Attorney must be performed.
REQUIREMENTS: Doctor of Jurisprudence Degree and current membership in the Oregon State Bar. Extensive knowledge of Oregon Criminal law; rules of evidence; legal practices, procedures and terminology; investigative techniques and court procedures. Computer literacy a must. Valid driver’s license. Must be a team player. Finalist for this position will be subject to an extensive criminal records check as well as pre-employment drug testing. There is some travel required along with some unusual and long hours.
You can find a copy of the job description HERE.
Wallowa County is an EEOC with Veterans preference.
To apply for this job please visit co.wallowa.or.us.