This recruitment is to fill two (2) vacancies - one is a newly budgeted position approved beginning 1/1/2022, and the other is an upcoming vacancy of a current staff member.
*The salary range has been updated to reflect the 2022 salary as of 12.14.21*
Both positions are open until filled and applications will be reviewed on a weekly basis, starting with the first review on Monday, December 20th.
The City Prosecutors perform professional, legal work with primary responsibility for prosecution of misdemeanor and gross misdemeanor crimes and infractions in King County District Court.
Our ideal candidate is:
The City of Auburn was incorporated in 1891, and has since bloomed into a perfect place to live, visit, explore, and play. With over 29.8 square miles of land, two rivers, and two counties, Auburn is home to over 80,000 residents and hundreds of businesses, ranging from manufacturing to retail.
WORKING IN AUBURN
- A knowledgeable, experienced municipal prosecutor
- A team player, able to work in a dynamic environment by taking initiative for work
- An employee and co-worker who brings their genuine self to the workplace
The City operates as a Strong-Mayor form of Mayor-Council government, with a City Council of seven at-large members. The management team at the City of Auburn includes the Mayor and nine Department Directors from the following departments: Administration, Community Development, Finance, Human Resources, Innovation & Technology, Legal, Parks & Arts & Recreation, Police, and Public Works. With a mission to improve the lives of Auburn residents, promote diversity, and support economic growth, Team Auburn is a great place to work!
THE LEGAL DEPARTMENT
The City Attorney's office represents the City in its day-to-day operations and provides legal advice to the Mayor, City Council, and Boards & Commissions that make up the municipal government of the City of Auburn. The team consists of three divisions: Civil, Prosecution, and the City Clerk's office.
In this job, you will:
- Appear at prosecution court proceedings including, but not limited to, arraignments, pre-trial hearings, motions, jury/bench trials, sentencings, review hearings, and contested infraction hearings.
- Review cases for criminal charging, and ready charged cases for in-court prosecution by preparing necessary documents and contacting needed witnesses/victims and opposing counsel.
- Prepare briefs/legal documents for court proceedings.
- Use Westlaw to research legal issues relating to City prosecution.
- Manage criminal prosecution caseload, coordinating with the Police Department and Courts for effective and efficient case management.
While these are some of the duties and responsibilities of this position, please CLICK HERE to view a full list.