Prosecute Criminal matters, CINA cases and represent the county in civil matters as provided by state statute or county ordinance.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS-EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Graduation from an accredited school of law and licensure to practice law in the State of Iowa.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS-KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Technical: Basic knowledge of computers such as word processing (i.e. Word) and spreadsheet software (i.e. Excel) to enter data and process information. Ability to use the Internet to extract and record data.
Mathematical: Basic math such as adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing.
Interpersonal: Flexibility in adjusting to changing circumstances, information, employee, and customer needs. Demonstrate a willingness to take initiative. Be reliable, responsible and dependable in fulfilling obligations. High level of integrity and ability to maintain confidentiality.
Communication: Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to effectively communicate and present information and respond to county officials, employees, and the general public. Develop and maintain constructive and cooperative working relationships with the public, other government entities and other external sources. Establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Language: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret data, legal documents, or governmental regulations. Ability to prepare reports, general correspondence, and lists.
Organizational: Ability to organize, plan and prioritize work. Utilize problem solving skills and analytical thinking in gathering and analyzing data. Ability to work under pressure, time constraints and deadlines.
Resource Allocation: Ability to manage resources, obtain and see to the appropriate use of equipment, facilities, and materials needed.
Safety: Understand and practice safe work habits on the job site.
LICENSING/CERTIFICATION AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS
Licensure to practice law in the State of Iowa.
Keep current with all changes and revisions in federal/state mandated laws and operating regulation. Attend applicable job-related training, workshops and seminars.
The Hardin County Attorney's Office is located in Eldora, IA and consists of the County Attorney, Assistant County Attorney and 3 support staff. Position is full time with excellent benefits.
Interested applicants must submit a resume and application online at www.hardincountyia.gov/jobs or to the Hardin County Attorneys office 1201 14th Ave., Eldora IA 50627. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.