Deputy District Attorney I, II, or III
Klamath County is located in beautiful southern Oregon and home to the city of Klamath Falls, known as the state’s City of Sunshine with over 300 days of sunshine annually! Klamath County offers everything for outdoor adventurers as well as a unique and diverse art community. We are home to Oregon Institute of Technology and Kingsley Field Air Base, where the 173rd Fighter Wing resides. For more information about living in this community, please visit https://lifeinklamath.com/.
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. Below is a brief overview of the Deputy District Attorney I, II, and III. Please contact Human Resources for a more in-depth description of the positions and more details on our extensive benefits package.
Klamath County also offers DDA applicants signing bonuses and relocation expense reimbursement.
General Position Summary
Deputy District Attorney I
Prosecutes misdemeanor caseload. Reviews police reports and requests follow-up investigations as necessary; charges offenses by information or indictment. Performs intake duties with other attorneys from submission of reports by police, to final resolution; Drafts legal documents such as motions, orders, memoranda, diversion agreements, and search and arrest warrants with supporting affidavits.
Deputy District Attorney II
Prosecutes misdemeanor and felony caseloads. Performs intake duties with other attorneys from submission of reports by police, to final resolution. May participate in meetings assigned by District Attorney. Deputy District Attorney's work and serve at the discretion and will of the District Attorney.
Deputy District Attorney III
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.
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
- 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.
Salary and Benefits
These are hourly, non-exempt positions, with a wage range of $ 37.97 - $60.09 per hour. The pay range listed here reflects the FULL pay range for all three positions combined for the current fiscal year. Salary offers are based on the candidate's equivalent experience and internal equity with other employees within the same job classification.
Klamath County also offers a generous benefits package, including County contributions to health insurance, County contributions to a retirement plan, paid life insurance, paid short term disability, paid time off and more!
Klamath County recognizes and understands the importance of being able to care for yourself and loved ones when your health and safety are affected. To show our support during those difficult events, Klamath County offers all of its employees up to 12 weeks of fully employer paid leave per benefit year for qualifying events.
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.
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.
- DMV Records Verification
- Klamath County Background Investigation
- Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Clearance