Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience.
Telecommuting is allowed.
The Guthrie County Attorney’s Office is seeking applicants for the position of Assistant Guthrie County Attorney. Duties of the position will include prosecution of criminal offenses, including but not limited to simple misdemeanors, traffic offenses, 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. Experience is preferred, but those who have recently been admitted to practice are encouraged to apply. Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience, and will be in the range of $70,000 to $88,000 per year. Benefits include: IPERS, medical, dental, vision and life insurance as well as paid vacation and holidays, sick leave, and personal days.
Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory background check, pre-employment drug screen and pre-employment physical. Those selected for an interview will be required to complete a Guthrie County job application which may be found at guthriecounty.gov or picked up at the Guthrie County Courthouse.
Applicants must submit a resume, cover letter, and writing sample by email to email@example.com.
Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.
Guthrie County is an equal opportunity employer.
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.
Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory background check, pre-employment drug screen and pre-employment physical.
The Guthrie County Attorney is the legal advisor and chief law enforcement officer for Guthrie County.
The Guthrie County Attorney's Office does:
Prosecute all violations of state criminal laws and county ordinances.
Provide legal advice to the Board of Supervisors and county and township officers concerning county matters.
Represent and defend the state, county, and its officers in officially related cases.
Present all mental health commitment proceedings and all juvenile delinquency and children in need of assistance cases.
The Guthrie County Attorney is not, in his or her official capacity, a lawyer for private groups or persons.
The Guthrie County Attorney's Office does not:
Give legal advice to or represent private groups or persons.
File lawsuits for private persons or defend them against lawsuits, including actions for dissolution of marriage.
Prepare wills, deeds or other legal documents for private individuals.