SALARY RANGE: Based on Experience (plus County’s Benefits Package)
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Assistant County Attorney representing the State of Iowa and Jasper County in the professional, aggressive and ethical handling of assigned cases, investigations and criminal matters filed in Jasper County, Iowa. Perform with excellence all attorney functions in assigned cases, including all phases of trials, hearings, depositions, investigatory evidence-gathering procedures, and other proceedings; make appropriate charging and other decisions; exercise good judgment in the disposition of cases consistent with justice, public safety, the well-being of victims and applicable law; prepare and file court documents and pleadings; perform legal research; competently evaluate evidence; interview witnesses and evaluate witness demeanor and credibility; assist law enforcement officers in criminal investigations; communicate effectively; available 24/7 to provide after-hours advice by telephone or in person to law enforcement officers (including preparing and reviewing search warrants, child in need of assistance removal orders and other related documents); proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, Microsoft Outlook, ProLaw, Power Point Presentations and other business related computer software; comply with all office policies; and performs related professional duties as required by the County Attorney.
Applications are available online at www.co.jasper.ia.us or can be picked up at the Human Resources Office located in the lower level of the County Annex Building at 115 N 2nd Ave E in Newton.
Applications, cover letter and resume must be completed and received no later than 4:30 PM on Monday November 26, 2018 to be eligible for the selection process. Applications/Resumes can be delivered in person to the Jasper County Human Resources Office or mailed, emailed or faxed to the one of the following:
Jasper County Human Resources 101 1st Street North Newton, Iowa 50208 Email: email@example.com Fax #: (641) 787-1101 Application Deadline: 4:30 PM on Monday, Nov. 26, 2018
Jasper County is an Equal Opportunity Employer Background check and pre-employment drug testing required
APPLICANTS MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS: Must be of good moral character and be licensed by the Iowa Supreme Court to practice law in the State of Iowa. Have knowledge of the principles of civil and criminal law; of relevant Iowa Code sections, of the Iowa Rules of Evidence, Criminal Procedure and Civil Procedure, the Iowa Code of Professional Responsibility for Lawyers, and Federal and Iowa constitutional law principles relating to criminal procedure, criminal law and Iowa Code Chapter 232; possess knowledge of effective trial practice methods, tactics, strategy and procedures. Selected candidate will be required to complete a background check, pre-employment drug test prior to employment and will be required to live in Jasper County within 180 days from date of hire. The employer will not discriminate against an applicant who is capable of performing the essential requirements of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.
Internal Number: 18-10-22
About Jasper County
The Jasper County Attorney Office is location in Newton, Iowa and is managed by an elected official, the County Attorney. The office is made up of four assistant county attorneys, two legal assistances and two office staff and one collection coordinator.