Deputy District Attorney I - County of Sonoma

Deputy District Attorney I - County of Sonoma

14 Aug 2021
California, Mendocino county, 95460 Mendocino county USA

Deputy District Attorney I - County of Sonoma

The Sonoma County District Attorney's Office seeks dedicated, and passionate

Attorneys to join their team!Starting salary up to $59.88/hourly ($124,976/annually) plus a cash allowance of approximately $600/month

When you join the District Attorney's Office, you become part of a team-oriented group of attorneys dedicated to public service. You can also look forward to excellent benefits including:An annual Staff Development/Wellness Benefit allowance up to $1,250 and ongoing education/training opportunities

Annual Professional Development benefit of $452

Competitive vacation and sick leave accruals, 12 paid holidays, and an additional 8 floating holiday hours per year

Significant portion of health care premiums paid by the County and access to several health plan options

County contribution to a Health Reimbursement Arrangement to help fund post-retirement employee health insurance/benefits

Retirement fully integrated with Social Security

May be eligible for up to 8 weeks (320 hours) of Paid Parental Leave after 12 months of County employment

Eligibility for a salary increase after 1,040 hours (6 months when working full-time) for good work performance; eligibility for a salary increase for good performance every year thereafter, until reaching the top of the salary range

With time and good performance, the opportunity for advancement to Deputy District Attorney II (up to $137,290/annually)Working for the District Attorney's OfficeAs a Deputy District Attorney I, you will work on assignments involving the preparation and presentation of criminal cases before the court. After completing an orientation and training period, you will be expected to gain experience handling all phases of misdemeanor criminal trial practice, appellate, and/or civil practice. As you develop professionally, you will apply your growing knowledge, and ability in the law, under less supervision.The ideal candidates for these positions will have:Excellent written and oral communication skills

The ability to build successful relationships with other staff, the courts, and the general public

Exceptional critical thinking skills

Completed a law clerk program in a District Attorney's officePlease note: As a part of the minimum qualifications for the position, current, active membership in the State Bar of California is required. To meet this qualification, you must be sworn in as a current, active member of the State Bar of California on or before the final filing date of 8/30/21.This recruitment is being conducted to fill two Deputy District Attorney I positions in the District Attorney's Office. This employment list may also be used to fill future full-time, part-time, or extra-help positions as they occur during the active status of the list. Qualified County employees who wish to be considered for future positions should consider applying to this recruitment.Salary is negotiable within the established range. Benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice. Additional information can be found in the Sonoma County Prosecutors’ Association Memorandum of Understanding (SCPA MOU) and our Employee Benefits directory.For more information, including minimum qualifications, & to apply, visit, or call 707-565-2331. The County of Sonoma is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and we are committed to having a workforce that is representative of the communities we serve. Apply by 8/30/21

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