JOB OPPORTUNITIES

 

Assistant Poweshiek County Attorney                                                                                                  posted 09/18/2019

The Poweshiek County Attorney is accepting applications for a full-time Assistant County Attorney. Duties of the position include prosecution of simple misdemeanor and some indictable offenses, mental health cases, juvenile cases, and other duties as required.

Applicants must be licensed to practice law in the State of Iowa. The ideal candidate will have trial experience and at least two years experience practicing law. The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills and the ability to manage a large caseload. Prior prosecution experience is preferred but not required.

Salary is dependent upon qualifications and experience. Applicants will be subject to a background check and finalists will be required to complete a pre-employment drug-screen and physical.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references to:
Bart K. Klaver
Poweshiek County Attorney
PO Box 455
Montezuma, IA 50171
klaver_coatty@poweshiekcounty.org

Applications will be accepted until position is filled. No phone calls please. Electronic submission is encouraged.

Poweshiek County is an equal opportunity employer.

Des Moines County is an equal opportunity employer.

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Assistant Des Moines County Attorney                                                                                                  posted 09/04/2019

The Des Moines County Attorney is accepting applications for a full-time Assistant County Attorney. Duties will primarily consist of prosecution of misdemeanor offenses. The duties of this position may change as needed as determined by the County Attorney.

Applicants must be licensed to practice law in the State of Iowa at the time of hire. The ideal candidate will have strong communication and organizational skills as well as the ability to handle a high volume workload. Prior prosecution experience is preferred but not required.

Beginning salary range is $58,000 – $62,000. Des Moines County also provides a strong and comprehensive benefits package. Please send cover letter, resume, and writing sample to:

Katherine Gibb
Office Manager
Des Moines County Attorney’s Office
100 Valley Street
Burlington, Iowa 52601
gibbk@dmcounty.com

Submission of application material via email in PDF format is preferred.

Applications must be received by September 30, 2019 at 4:30 PM.

Des Moines County is an equal opportunity employer.

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Assistant Scott County Attorney                                                                                                  posted 08/27/2019

The Scott County Attorney Office in Davenport, Iowa seeks qualified applicants for the position of Assistant County Attorney. Primary duties of the position will include prosecution of criminal offenses, juvenile delinquency and child in need of assistance cases, mental health commitments, and consultation and training of law enforcement officials.

Applicants must be licensed to practice law in the State of Iowa. An experienced trial attorney is preferred. Salary range is $69,971 – $81,140, and is based upon experience.

Interested persons must submit a resume, cover letter and complete an application on-line at www.scottcountyiowa.com/hr by September 20, 2019. Additional information is available at the Scott County website.

Scott County is an equal opportunity employer.

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Assistant Clinton County Attorney                                                                                                  posted 08/27/2019

The Clinton County Attorney is now taking applications for the position of Assistant Clinton County Attorney. This position will be responsible for assigned cases in the following areas: Magistrate Docket, Adult Involuntary Committals (MH & SA), Indictable Misdemeanors, and Felonies. The person filling this position must possess the ability to do trial work, communicate with others effectively, and to build solid relationships with the public, law enforcement, and other governmental agencies. The position is full-time with health care and other benefits. Compensation based upon experience.

Application and more information found at: https://www.clintoncounty-ia.gov/Employment_Opportunities

Have applicants send Application, cover letter with resume and references by September 18, 2019 (deadline may be extended depending on number of applicants), to:

Clinton County HR Director
1900 N. 3rd St.
P.O. Box 2957
Clinton, IA 52733-2957
Or email: daldridge@clintoncounty-ia.gov

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Assistant Black Hawk County Attorney                                                                                                  updated 08/22/2019
Full Time 1st Shift

Position #:            27181
Job Title:              Assistant County Attorney
Department:         County Attorney
Pay Grade:           450 06-GS 450 $56,157.37 – $103,597.02 ($27.00 – $49.81)
FLSA Status:        Exempt
Date Opened:
Date Closed:        When Filled

BASIC FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Under general direction of the County Attorney conducts prosecution in court proceedings in behalf of county and states government; advises county concerning legal rights, obligations and privileges; performs related work as required.

CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Must be capable of regular and predictable attendance at a specified location in order to perform assigned tasks.
  • Makes recommendation to County Attorney regarding advisability of prosecution and related courses of action;
    • Interviews clients and witnesses to ascertain facts of case.
    • Gathers and analyzes evidence in case of reviews pertinent decisions, policies, regulations and other legal matters pertaining to case;
    • Provides evidence to formulate prosecution. Correlates findings and prepares case.
    • Studies Constitution and examines legal data to determine advisability of defending or prosecuting lawsuit;
  • Examines and accepts or rejects allotted number of potential jurors;
  • Presents and conducts case before judge and jury;
    • Examines and cross examines witnesses.
    • Summarizes case to jury.
  • May act as agent to the County on various transactions.
  • Other duties as assigned

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

  • Supervision is received from the County Attorney

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

  • No functional or administrative supervision is exercised over support staff.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • JD Degree from an accredited law school is required
  • Admission to the bar of the State of Iowa is required
  • Demonstrated job-related experience in a governmental environment is preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The work environment and the physical demand characteristics are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Refer to the “Essential and Marginal Function Analysis” statement for a complete description of essential functions and functional requirements.

Qualified applicants should e-mail their resume to: Administrative Aide III Linda Myers (lindamyers@co.black-hawk.ia.us) or Black Hawk County Attorney Brian Williams (bwilliams@co.black-hawk.ia.us).

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ASSISTANT WRIGHT COUNTY ATTORNEY — PLUS                                                   posted 07/30/2019

The Wright County Attorney’s Office, in conjunction with Houser, Berkland & Simonson law office, is accepting applications for a full-time attorney’s position. The job includes a position as Assistant Wright County Attorney, and an associate position with Houser, Berkland & Simonson law office – a unique job opportunity offering a variety of criminal and civil work.

The Wright County Attorney’s Office and Houser, Berkland & Simonson law office are located in Belmond – a nice community with all the amenities! Belmond has great schools, a municipal pool, fitness center and biking/walking trails.

To find out more about Belmond, visit www.belmondiowa.com. To find out more about Wright County visit www.wrightcounty.org.

Requirements include graduation from an accredited law school and a license to practice law in Iowa. Salary starts at $51,000 + percentage, negotiable depending on experience. Benefits include medical, dental, vision and life insurance.

Send resumes to:
Eric R. Simonson
Wright County Attorney
PO Box 247
Belmond, IA 50421

Phone: 641-444-3240
Email: Eric R. Simonson (countyatty@co.wright.ia.us)

Position will remain open until filled.
Wright County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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