• Full Time
  • Lakeport, CA
  • $6,021.60 - $10,342.80 Monthly Salary Range USD / Year

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DEPUTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY I

DEFINITION
Under direct supervision, performs professional criminal legal work and legal research; represents the District Attorney’s Office on legal assignments; and performs related duties as assigned.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS
This is the trainee and entry level classification in the professional Deputy District Attorney series. Incumbents are expected to perform professional legal work (such as perform misdemeanors and less complex felony case management and prosecution) and research with guidance and supervision from more experienced staff.

This class differs from Deputy District Attorney II in that Deputy District Attorney II is the first experienced working level with incumbents performing a broader range of legal work under less supervision.

Positions in the Deputy District Attorney series are flexibly staffed. Incumbents may advance to the higher classifications after gaining the knowledge, skill, experience, licenses, and certifications which meet the qualifications for and demonstrating the ability to perform the work of the higher-level class.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
Receives direct supervision from the Deputy District Attorney or District Attorney. Exercises no supervision over staff.

Licensing and Certifications:
Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver’s License.
Possession of an active membership in good standing with the State Bar of California.

Education and Experience:
Completion of requisite legal training and eligibility for membership in the State Bar of California.

DEPUTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY II

DEFINITION
Under direct supervision, performs a variety of professional criminal legal work and legal research; represents the District Attorney’s Office on a variety of legal assignments; plans and coordinates investigation for the prosecution of legal cases; and performs related duties as assigned.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS
This is the experienced working level classification in the professional Deputy District Attorney series. Incumbents are expected to perform professional legal work and research with minimal guidance and supervision.

This class is distinguished from Deputy District Attorney I in that the latter is the entry and training level with incumbents performing a narrower range of legal work under closer supervision.

This class is further distinguished from Deputy District Attorney III in that the latter is the advanced journey level with incumbents performing a broader range of the more complex legal and trial work.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
Receives direct supervision from the Chief Deputy District Attorney or District Attorney. Exercises no supervision over staff. May provide lead direction to incumbents in the class series and for legal support staff.

Licensing and Certifications:
Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver’s License.
Possession of an active membership in good standing with the State Bar of California.

Education and Experience:
One (1) year of full-time professional experience in performing criminal law work comparable to that of a Deputy District Attorney I with the County of Lake.

DEPUTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY III

DEFINITION
Under direct supervision, performs a variety of professional criminal legal work and legal research; represents the District Attorney’s Office on a variety of legal assignments; plans and coordinates investigation for the prosecution of legal cases; and performs related duties as assigned.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS
This is the advanced journey level classification in the professional Deputy District Attorney series. Incumbents are expected to perform professional legal work and research with minimal guidance and supervision.

This class is distinguished from Deputy District Attorney II in that the latter is the experienced working level with incumbents performing professional range of legal work under closer supervision.

This class is further distinguished from Deputy District Attorney Senior in that the latter is the highest professional level with incumbents performing the more complex legal and trial work with minimal guidance and supervision.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
Receives direct supervision from the Chief Deputy District Attorney or District Attorney. Exercises no supervision over staff. May provide lead direction to incumbents in the class series and for legal support staff.

Licensing and Certifications:
Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver’s License.
Possession of an active membership in good standing with the State Bar of California.

Education and Experience:
One (1) year of full-time professional experience in performing criminal law work comparable to that of a Deputy District Attorney II with the County of Lake.

DEPUTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY, SENIOR

DEFINITION
Under general direction, performs a variety of the most complex professional legal work and legal research; represents the District Attorney’s Office on assigned cases; plans and coordinates investigations for the prosecution of legal cases; performs specialized legal work; provides lead direction and work coordination for other professional legal staff; and performs related duties as assigned.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS
This is the highest level in the professional Deputy District Attorney series. Incumbents are expected to perform the most complex professional legal work and research with minimal guidance and supervision. In addition, incumbents may have lead and training duties for less experienced Deputy District Attorneys, as well as specialized legal assignments.

This class differs from Deputy District Attorney III in that Deputy District Attorney Senior is the advanced journey level with incumbents normally not assigned the lead/training responsibilities or the same degree of specialized legal work.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
Receives direct supervision from the Chief Deputy District Attorney or District Attorney. Incumbents may provide work direction and coordination for professional legal staff and legal support staff, as well as exercise administrative responsibility for a specialty area of legal services.

Licensing and Certifications:
Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver’s License.
Possession of an active membership in good standing with the State Bar of California.

Education and Experience:
Eighteen (18) months of full-time professional experience in performing criminal law work comparable to that of a Deputy District Attorney III with the County of Lake.

WORKING CONDITIONS, ADA, AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS
The County of Lake is an equal opportunity employer and will comply with its obligations under the law to provide equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with disabilities. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Incumbents generally work partially in an office environment with moderate noise levels and controlled temperature conditions and partially in the field. As such, incumbents may have occasional exposure to loud noise levels, cold and hot temperatures, inclement weather conditions, and direct exposure to hazardous physical conditions. Incumbents may also be subject to clients or members of the public afflicted with behavioral disorders or who are under emotionally stressful conditions.

Positions in this class typically require: sitting, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motions

Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

Light Work: Exerting up to 25 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for Sedentary Work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for light work.

Positions in this class may require local and statewide travel as necessary.

A successful candidate will be required to submit to and pass a background check prior to the appointment. Depending upon the position and/or assigned department, the background check may include but is not limited to civil and criminal history check, reference check, Live Scan, and/or credit check (as allowed under state law). Incumbents in this position may not have any drug or alcohol related felony convictions.

Disaster Service Workers: As members of the County of Lake Emergency Services Organization, all Lake County employees are designated as Disaster Service Workers during a proclaimed emergency and may be required to perform certain emergency services at the direction of the department and / or County.

The contents of this class specification shall not be construed to constitute any expressed or implied warranty or guarantee, nor shall it constitute a contract of employment. The County of Lake assumes no responsibility beyond the general accuracy of the document, nor does it assume responsibility for any errors or omissions in the information contained herein. The contents of this specification may be modified or revoked without notice. Terms and conditions of employment are determined through a “meet and confer” process and are subject to the Memorandum of Understanding currently in effect.

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