Deputy Prosecuting Attorney I and II

Job Description

Prosecutor’s Office

Position: Deputy Prosecuting Attorney I and II
Starting Salary: Deputy Prosecuting Attorney II - $7,849 to $10,178 per month - DOE, DOQ; Deputy Prosecuting Attorney I - $5,879 to $7,879 per month – DOE, DOQ
Location: Prosecutor’s Office Employment Type: Full-Time (35hrs./wk.); FLSA Exempt - Open until filled
Full time benefits include:
• County pays $1,500 per month towards medical, dental, vision, life insurance and employee assistance program for employee and eligible family members.
• Retirement: Walla Walla County full time employees are eligible for Washington State Department of Retirement Services (DRS)
• HRA Veba account: Employer contribution may apply.
• Wellness program
• Deferred compensation plans offered
• Twelve paid holidays annually • Vacation accrual based on seniority
• Benefited employees shall accrue sick leave benefits at the percentage rate of hours worked per week, to a maximum of eight (8) hours earned per month based on a forty (40) hour workweek but not less than one (1) hour per every forty (40) hours worked per County Policy 30.05.0
*Access to MetLife Pet Insurance
Visit Walla Walla County Website for detailed benefits information.
Brief Duties and Responsibilities: Deputy Prosecuting Attorney with primary duties representing the State of Washington in criminal matters including juvenile, misdemeanor, and felony cases, and Walla Walla County in civil matters, including hearings, trials and appeals. Attorney acts under the direction of the Chief Deputy Prosecuting Attorney and the Prosecuting Attorney. The Deputy Prosecuting Attorney II is responsible for prosecuting a broader range of cases and more complex and difficult cases requiring more advanced trial and legal skills and greater independence in accomplishing work. This is an appointed, at will position that serves at the pleasure of the elected Prosecuting Attorney. See the job description for the complete list of essential duties.
Working Environment/Physical Abilities: Work is normally performed in an office but may occasionally require work to be performed in the field and may require travel in varying weather conditions. Physical abilities required for this position are ones typically related to office operations including but not limited to manual dexterity and visual acuity to operate computers and other office equipment, ability to sit for extended periods of time, accessing filing cabinets both on and off site, and sufficient hearing and speech ability to communicate. Ability to lift up to twenty (20) pounds.
Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association and must be a licensed attorney in good standing with the Washington Bar Association. Requires interest in and knowledge of civil procedure, torts, municipal law, administrative procedure, land use law, public records law, environmental law, and related Washington statutes. Valid driver’s license required. See the job description for the complete list of qualifications.
Application: Application, resume and cover letter required. To apply online and view the job description please go to the County website:

Type: Full-time
Pay: $5,879.00 to $10,178.00 per MONTH

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Walla Walla County

Walla Walla County (population 62,000) may be Washington State’s best-kept secret. Located in the Southeastern corner of the state, in the foothills of the Blue Mountains.
Rolling green hills lead to Walla Walla’s patchwork of farms and snowy backdrop of the Blues in the distance. A quaint, well-kept downtown district, lined with lovely brick and stone architecture with first-class retail shops of every description. Fine dining abounds, and Walla Walla’s award-winning wine culture is evident everywhere. With three colleges, a thriving viticulture industry (over 100 wineries), and mild “Four-Season” climate, Walla Walla is home to 32,000 residents. Besides our County seat in Walla Walla, we also proudly serve College Place, Waitsburg, Touchet, Wallula, Burbank, Prescott and Dixie. There is the County Fair, hot air balloons in the summer sky, parades down Main Street… and you’re surrounded by fishing, skiing, boating, cycling, hiking, camping – in the uncrowded outdoor spaces.
Walla Walla County is a great place to live, work and play. It is also the perfect place to raise a family, with excellent schools, public libraries, and parks.

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