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Assistant Dickinson County Attorney                                             posted 11/12/2019

The Dickinson County Attorney is accepting application for a full-time Assistant County Attorney. Duties of the position include prosecution of simple misdemeanor and indictable offenses, 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 communications skills and the ability to manage a large caseload. Prior prosecuting 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:

Amy Zenor
Assistant Dickinson County Attorney
1802 Hill Avenue, Suite 2509
Spirit Lake, Iowa 51360
azenor@co.dickinson.ia.us

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

Dickinson County is an equal opportunity employer.

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Assistant Marion County Attorney                                               posted  11/08/2019

The following full-time position is available.  Interested parties may obtain an application from the Marion County Attorney’s office, the Marion County website: co.marion.ia.us/offices/hr or on the bulletin board on first floor of the Courthouse.  Please submit the completed application, resume and cover letter to the Marion County Attorney at ebull@co.marion.ia.us or via US Mail to the Marion County Attorney, Attn:  Ed Bull, 214 E Main St, Knoxville IA  50138.  This job vacancy notice will be posted for a minimum of 10 days and the vacancy will remain open until filled.

Position:         Assistant County Attorney
Office:             Marion County Attorney
Hours:             Monday – Friday, 8 am – 4:30 pm
Pay:                 $62,500

Essential Functions and other duties of the job:

Prosecutions of the following:

  • Simple misdemeanors
  • Mental health commitments
  • Civil litigation support
  • Legal research and writing
  • Trial Work

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • Graduation from recognized school of law
  • Admission to the bar of the State of Iowa
  • Must be licensed to practice law in the State of Iowa and be in good standing
  • A prosecutor internship or legal clinic experience preferred
  • Experience litigator preferred.

Interest parties are encouraged to read the full job description available at the County Attorney’s Office or online at co.marion.ia.us/offices/hr.  This job vacancy notice will be posted for a minimum of 10 days.

The County Attorney shall have sole discretion to fill this vacancy.

Marion County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Assistant Union County Attorney                                             posted 11/5/2019

The Union County Attorney’s Office is accepting applications for a full-time Assistant County Attorney. Duties will involve the prosecution of felony and misdemeanor cases, juvenile delinquency and child in need of assistance cases, mental health/substance abuse commitments, and consultation and training of law enforcement officials. The duties of this position may change as needed as determined by the County Attorney.

Applicants must have graduated from an accredited law school, possess a current license to practice law in the State of Iowa, and be a member in good standing with the Iowa Supreme Court. Applicants must possess adequate knowledge of general principles of civil and criminal law and the rules of evidence. The ideal candidate will have the ability to do trial work, communicate with others effectively, and to build solid relationships with the public, law enforcement, and other governmental agencies. Prior criminal law experience is preferred but not required.

Salary range (dependent upon qualifications and experience ) is $60,000 – $70,000 with health care and other benefits. Applicants will be subject to a background check and finalists will be required to complete a pre-employment drug-screen and physical.

Interested persons should submit a completed employment application, cover letter, and resume (email PDF format is preferred) to:

Timothy R. Kenyon
Union County Attorney
Suite 7
300 N. Pine Street
Creston, Iowa 50801
trkenyon@unioncountyiowa.org

Union County is an equal opportunity employer.

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Assistant Boone County Attorney                                             posted 11/4/2019

The Boone County Attorney’s Office is seeking applicants for the position of Assistant Boone County Attorney. Duties of the position will include prosecution of criminal offenses, including but not limited to simple misdemeanors, traffic offenses, juvenile offenses, CINA hearings, and indictable misdemeanors. Other cases will be assigned based on skill level, and could include felonies, juvenile and mental health cases, as well as performing civil legal work as needed.

Applicants must be licensed to practice law in the State of Iowa. Salary for the position is $62,000 or more depending on experience per year. Benefits include: medical, dental, vision and life insurance in addition to vacation, sick leave, holidays, personal days and IPERS.

Applicants will be subject to a criminal history check. Any offer of employment is dependent on completion of pre-employment physical.

Applicants will be subject to a pre-employment criminal history and background check. Applicants will also be subject to a pre-employment physical and pre-employment drug test.

APPLICATIONS will be accepted until November 15, 2019 by 12:00 pm (noon)

Interested applicants are instructed to submit an application, cover letter and resume to:

Boone County Human Resource Department
Boone County Courthouse
201 State Street
Boone, IA 50036

The application and job description can be obtained at the Boone County Human Resource Office or accessed via the internet at: www.boonecounty.iowa.gov

BOONE COUNTY is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Temporary Assistant Washington County Attorney                                             posted 10/29/2019

The Washington County Attorney’s Office is seeking applicants for the temporary, full-time position of Assistant Washington County Attorney. Duties of the position will include prosecution of criminal offenses and providing legal advice and guidance to county officers and boards as needed.

Applicants must be licensed to practice law in the State of Iowa. Experience is preferred, but those who have recently been admitted to practice are encouraged to apply. Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience. Washington County offers a competitive benefits package.

Applicants will be subject to a criminal history check. Any offer of employment is dependent on completion of pre-employment physical.

Applicants must fill out an application for employment at http://co.washington.ia.us, and submit the application, cover letter, resume, and writing sample to the following:

John Gish
Washington County Attorney
P.O. Box 841
222 West Main Street
Washington, IA 52353
Jgish@co.washington.ia.us

Applications must be submitted by 11:59 PM on November 20, 2019. The expected start date of employment is January 20, 2020.  This is a temporary position created by the County Attorney’s military deployment, and is subject to expiration following the County Attorney’s return to the office in early 2021.

Washington County is an equal opportunity employer.

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Assistant Dallas County Attorney                                                           posted 10/29/2019

The Dallas County Attorney is accepting applications for a full-time Assistant County Attorney.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Assists the County Attorney in performing statutory duties and obligations of office of the County Attorney, including but not limited to: enforcing state laws and county ordinances, appearing for the State and the County in cases and proceedings in the courts or administrative proceedings to which the State or County is a party, enforce forfeitures and financial obligations for the recovery of debts, revenues, and other financial obligations accruing to the state or county, prosecute and defend actions in which a county officer in their official capacity or the county is an interested party, give advice to county and township officers when requested by any such officer in any matter in which the State, County or township has a legal interest, perform other duties as set forth in section 331.756 of the Iowa Code, and perform other duties attributed to the County Attorney by the Iowa Code and other relevant law; Prepare and supervise preparation of correspondence, pleadings, and communications in the pursuit of the duties encompassed herein.
  • Responds to inquiries from law enforcement, judges, court officials and the public; compiles statistics and reports as required for the County Attorney, including grant funding and monitoring as may be available and serve as a liaison between the public and the County Attorney’s office by promoting awareness of issues relevant to the performance of the duties of County Attorney.
  • Coordinators, and provides training to law enforcement, other agencies and the public.
  • Becomes efficient in abilities through trainings and networking with other county attorneys and assistant county attorneys.
  • May perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be licensed to practice law in the State of Iowa, and who’s license to practice remains in good standing at all times. The individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Must be capable of regular and predictable attendance at a specified location in order to perform assigned tasks. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Salary: $60,028.80 Annually
Job Number: DC00368
Closing: 11/7/2019 4:30 PM Central

For more information, visit the Dallas County Job Opportunities website at: https://www.dallascountyiowa.gov/government/county-administration/human-resources/job-opportunities

Dallas County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Prosecuting Attorneys Training Coordinator                                                 posted 09/25/2019

Iowa Attorney General seeks senior level attorney to be Prosecuting Attorneys Training Coordinator. Appointed by Attorney General with advice and consent of Prosecuting Attorneys Training Council for 4-year term. Develops and administers training programs for Iowa prosecuting attorneys; develops legislative proposals and works with legislature for enactment; develops and implements uniform prosecutorial practices and procedures: administers AG’s asset forfeiture program; supervises a staff of four. Also serves as executive director of Iowa County Attorneys Association and coordinates work of ICAA with the AG’s office. Criminal prosecution experience required. Salary $101,754 – $144,726. Send resume and cover letter to:

Vicki.Bahe@ag.iowa.gov

or

Vicki Bahe
2nd Flr Hoover Bldg
Des Moines, IA 50319

EOE – Minorities, women, and persons with disabilities encouraged to apply. (Hearing and Speech Impaired – Relay Iowa 1-800-735-2942 TDD).

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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.

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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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