The Scott County Attorney’s Office is accepting applications for the position of full time Assistant Scott County Attorney. Primary duties involve all aspects of trial work including daily court appearances, victim and witness interaction, and assisting law enforcement with investigations and charging of criminal cases. Applicants must have a Juris Doctorate degree and be licensed or eligible to practice law in the State of Iowa.
Starting salary is $73,340 – $85,051, based upon experience. Top salary is currently $101,088 through annual step increases. Additional cost of living increases are determined on a yearly basis. A generous benefits package includes excellent health care coverage, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, a defined benefit plan (Iowa Public Employees Retirement System pension), life insurance and long term disability coverage.
Interested persons must submit a resume, cover letter, and complete an application on-line by November 19, 2021 at www.scottcountyiowa.gov/hr . Scott County is an equal opportunity employer.
Interested persons must submit a resume, cover letter, and complete an application at www.scottcountyiowa.gov/hr . Scott County is an equal opportunity employer. Applications accepted until positions are filled.
Applicants must have a Juris Doctorate degree and be licensed or eligible to practice law in the State of Iowa.
Scott County is a local government agency employing approximately 450 employees. The Scott County Attorney's Office has fifteen attorneys and fifteen support staff and:
prosecutes all indictable crimes such as murder, theft, kidnapping, robbery, burglary, sexual abuse, assault, arson, operating while intoxicated and many others;
prosecutes non-indictable offenses such as traffic violations, simple assaults and thefts;
represents the state in juvenile court including delinquency proceedings and children in need of assistance actions;
represents the county in civil legal matters such as lawsuits and workers compensation claims;
counsels and advises the elected officials and departments;
advises the police twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week and provides legal training to law enforcement and other agencies.