CRIMINAL PROSECUTION ESSENTIAL JOB TASKS:
Research and analyze legal issues using both computerized legal research and hard copy tools; Review police reports to determine whether or not there is sufficient evidence to charge a case; See to the preparation of long form complaints; Compose memoranda and pleadings regarding legal issues of concern as needed in assigned cases; Interview witnesses regarding facts as needed; Negotiate settlement agreements as needed in prosecution of cases; Discuss and present analysis of legal issues. Other duties may be assigned as deemed necessary by County Attorney.
CIVIL PROSECUTION ESSENTIAL JOB TASKS:
Duties may include all or some of the following; working with various Apache County Departments, school districts, and special tax districts to advise, assist and reduce liability exposure arising out of employment practices; assisting in the development and refinement of various county-wide personnel policies and procedures that reduce or mitigate losses or damages to the County and defending employment actions, claims, and suits against the County of seeing that such cases are referred to appropriate legal counsel; providing written legal opinions involving various employment related liability issues; providing advice and/or written legal opinions for the County Manager and Board of Supervisors; research and analyze legal issues using both computerized legal research and hard copy tools; compose memoranda and pleading regarding legal issues of concern as needed in assigned cases; question witnesses in deposition and courtroom settings; organizes large volumes of documentary material; investigates and evaluates liability claims and lawsuits; negotiates settlement of cases as needed. Other duties may be assigned as deemed necessary by County Attorney.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Strong researching, writing, and oral advocacy skills.
Education or equivalency:
Minimum education requirement is a Juris Doctor degree.
For Civil Prosecution, preference will be given to applicants who have experience in aspects of employment law, including administrative hearings, general counsel advice to governmental agencies, and expertise related to the ADA, FMLA, EEOC, and Title VII. Additional preference may also be given to applicants with litigation experience.
Must be a member of the Arizona Bar Association in good standing.
Position is in unclassified service. Position is FLSA (exempt)
This job salary range is $77,610 to $116,415
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