Intimate Partner Violence Deputy Prosecutor
DEADLINE TO APPLY: 4/6/21 SALARY RANGE: $70,000
This Deputy Prosecutor will prosecute domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking offenders. Primary responsibilities include: researching and drafting legal documents, court appearances, reviewing cases submitted by law enforcement for potential criminal charges, filing new cases, preparing and presenting cases at trial (both bench trials and jury trials), collaboration and communication with Victim Advocate and Survivor(s), frequent contact with medical professionals and treatment providers, and representation of the Prosecutor’s Office in various professional groups. Will be expected to meet and consult regularly with Law Enforcement, Courts, Probation/Parole Officers, Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault professionals, school corporations, and community agencies serving Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Survivors. This position requires active participation in Coordinated Community Response Team and the Sexual Assault Response Team (SART). Some speaking engagements and public appearances will be assigned. Must uphold strict standards of confidentiality. Collaboration with the Prosecutor and other employees of the Prosecutor’s Office will be essential for success. Expected to assist in maintaining grant funding for this program. This position will require occasional work on the weekends and before/after normal business hours, and may require travel for training purposes.
Baccalaureate Degree and Juris Doctorate from an accredited Law School; active and in good standing with the Indiana Bar. Minimum of two years litigation experience, preferably with criminal cases. Ability to effectively and efficiently communicate orally and in writing. Ability to be tactful professional in all communications, understanding that this position requires frequent contact with a diverse group of individuals. Competence in public interactions during stressful situations, and ability to make difficult decisions. Must show willingness to establish and maintain positive working relationships with colleagues, in and out of the office, experts, and the general public. Ability to operate a computer, maintain accurate and organized files, and prepare detailed reports as required. Must possess skills to work autonomously on multiple tasks, and work with other team members. Employee must demonstrate compliance and understanding of all employer and department policies, procedures, and rules, including, but not limited to: attendance, safety, drug-free work environment, and personal conduct.
- Residency in Hancock, County or willingness to relocate to Hancock County
- Experience working with Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence and/or Sexual Assault
- Willingness to assist with grant writing
Hancock County Highway Department