There is one position with the Yakima County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. Assignment may be in the District Court, Juvenile, or Felony Division. The incumbent is responsible for providing professional legal work of criminal prosecution.
Attorney I $5,173.00 - $5,499.00 per month
The incumbent typically practices in District court or Juvenile court with direct to close levels of supervision.
Attorney II $5,764.00 - $6,695.00 per month
The incumbent typically practices in District Court and/or Juvenile court with close to moderate supervision, but may practice in Superior Court prosecuting adult felony cases. (These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.)
This recruitment may be used to fill future openings that may occur within 90 days of the posting date.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
In Criminal Matters:
Experience and Training:
Admission to the Washington State Bar Association is required. The Attorney II requires a minimum of four (4) years of related law practice experience; qualified to practice in any District Court, Juvenile court and/or in Superior Court. Criminal Trial Experience, experience prosecuting adult felonies, and experience prosecuting DUI and District Court cases is preferred.
Telephone, copy and fax machines, and personal computer. Must have the ability to drive personal and/or County vehicle, and travel to locations outside of the courthouse.
Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:
Positions in this class typically require: reaching, standing, mobility, fingering, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions. Incumbent may be subject to travel or exposure to potentially violent or hostile individuals. Job is rated as Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently and a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. If the use of arm and or leg controls requires exertion greater than that for Sedentary Work and the worker sits most of the time.
Knowledge of (position requirements at entry):
Skills (position requirements at entry):