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Civil Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

Department: Chelan County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: $ 7,219.79 - $ 9,537.47 / Monthly  PW26
Posted: April 02, 2024
Application Deadline: Position open until filled.

Job Location

Chelan County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office 401 Washington Street Wenatchee, WA 98801


Salary: PW26 Steps 2-4 $7,219.79-$7,918.31 DOE Longevity Steps 5-8 $8,293.98-$9,537.47, yearly step increases and COLA’s, plus annual benefits of approximately $33,000.

The position includes paid vacation and sick leave, 11 paid county holidays plus 2 floating holidays per year, medical and dental insurance coverage, other supplemental insurances also available for purchase at employee expense, $2,100 annual VEBA contribution (health care reimbursement), Washington PERS retirement system, CLE’s, annual state bar licensing fees. Working remotely once a week also possible.

The Chelan County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, has an opening for a full-time Civil Deputy Prosecuting Attorney. The Chelan County Prosecuting Attorney's Office handles over 3,000 felony, misdemeanor, and juvenile offender matters each year, and currently has a staff of 24 people: 13 attorneys (elected prosecutor, 10 criminal deputy prosecutors, 2 civil deputy prosecutors), 8 support staff, and 3 victim-witness advocates.

Job Summary

 The Civil Deputy Prosecuting Attorney represents and provides legal advice to Chelan County and its departments under the direction of the Prosecuting Attorney. This position involves both litigation and courtroom representation; provides advice and counsel to the Board of County Commissioners and their designated department heads and employees and the other County elected officials and their deputies and employees under the supervision of the Prosecuting Attorney; researches legal issues, statutes, administrative regulations and rules; drafts memoranda, documents, briefs and various other civil pleadings; may conduct hearings before administrative agencies, departments, hearing examiners and be responsible for perfecting, pursuing, and responding to appeals; successfully performs responsible and complex work assignments using independent judgment and personal initiative without direct daily supervision; works well and communicates with co-workers, other county departments, other governmental agencies, and the public; maintains regular, reliable, and punctual attendance. This is a full-time, non-Union, and in-person position, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. daily, Monday – Friday, excluding holidays.

Minimum Requirements

Graduation from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association. Must be a licensed attorney in good standing with the Washington Bar Association. Requires a knowledge of civil law and related Washington statutes. Prior work experience in civil law is not a requirement, but such experience will be highly weighed. Must be a United States citizen. Valid Washington State driver’s license. Must pass a criminal history background check.

Additional Information

To apply: Include the following in one document (PDF or Word) 

Email or mail/drop off at address below.

Human Resources
400 Douglas Street, #201
Wenatchee, WA 98801

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  • 08
    May 2024
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Chelan County Civil Service Commission

    Posted by: Human Resources

    The Chelan County Civil Service Commission will be meeting on May 8, 2024.

    Chelan County Commissioners Office, ES Conference Room.