Job Vacancy Deputy District Attorney III *****$10,000 SIGNING BONUS Klamath

Job title: Deputy District Attorney III *****$10,000 SIGNING BONUS

Company: Klamath

Job description: Klamath County is located in beautiful southern Oregon and offers everything for outdoor adventurers: hiking, camping, hunting, skiing, snowshoeing, kayaking, rafting, golfing and the list goes on! Home to Oregon Institute of Technology and Kingsley Field Air Base, home of the 173rd Fighter Wing, Klamath County seeks to find candidates who want to make this beautiful area their home and are looking for a position where their contributions are valued and recognized. We offer a generous benefits package which includes County contributions to health insurance, County contributions to a retirement plan, paid life insurance, paid short term disability, paid holidays and more!

General Position Summary

Prosecutes major felony caseload, including Measure 11, from submission of reports by police, to final resolution; participates in County Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) when necessary; Deputy District Attorney’s work and serve at the discretion and will of the District Attorney.

Essential Functions

The following may not be all inclusive and other duties may be assigned.

  • Reviews police reports and requests follow-up investigations as necessary; charges offense by information or indictment;
  • Drafts or reviews legal documents such as motions, orders, memoranda, diversion agreements, and search warrants with supporting affidavits.
  • Prepares for hearings and trials by reviewing reports, legal issues and physical evidence surrounding the case, identifying and interviewing witnesses, conferring with police officers and preparing trial notes.
  • Appears in court to represent the State by presenting evidence and arguments at arraignments, preliminary hearings, pretrial conferences, hearings and motions, trials, sentencings, and Grand Jury proceedings.
  • Conducts legal research necessary for case preparation; maintains thorough knowledge of Court decisions and legislation affecting the Oregon Criminal Code.
  • Participates in case negotiations with defense attorneys; involves analyzing the case to determine its overall strength, evaluating the number and kinds of witnesses available, and determination of the most appropriate solution.
  • Prepares for prosecution of major cases including homicide, sex crimes, serious assaults, and others that require an experienced prosecutor.
  • Participates in legal update education sessions for law enforcement. Attends public education events at the direction of the District Attorney.
  • Pursuant to ORS 8.780, each Deputy DA shall have the same qualifications as the District Attorney, and subject to the direction of the District Attorney, has the same functions as the District Attorney. Deputy District Attorneys shall serve at the direction and discretion of the District Attorney and shall perform any and all job functions assigned by the District Attorney.
  • Responsible to demonstrate the conduct and behavior of a team player by helping create a professional and rewarding work environment for all District Attorney Employees.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education, Certification, & Experience

Graduation from accredited school of law; with experience in the criminal law field preferred. Must be a member in good standing of the Oregon Bar at the time of appointment. Experience prosecuting criminal offenses including DUII and misdemeanor assaults, thefts, etc., and felony cases. Experience in prosecuting domestic violence/sexual assault cases, both felony and misdemeanors.

Current Driver’s License

Juris Doctor Degree

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Language Skills

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems. Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equations, graphs, musical notes, etc.,) in its most difficult phases. Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Database software and Word Processing software.

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

Working Conditions

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Work Schedule

The normal work schedule is 8 hours per day 5 days per week; exact schedules are assigned by management. It is the attendance standard of the employer that all employees be present and on time each shift they are scheduled to work. Full or partial absence during any scheduled shift, arriving late, or leaving early, for whatever reason, may result in disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment. Time off may be approved if allowed by applicable policies covering illness, injury, or other personal emergency.

Klamath County Oregon

Expected salary: $42.29 – 55.05 per hour

Location: Klamath Falls, OR

Job date: Fri, 05 Aug 2022 03:53:46 GMT

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