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Attorney 1 / 2 (OPEN CONTINUOUSLY)

Spokane County

This is a Full-time position in Spokane, WA posted April 2, 2021.

Attorney 1 / 2 (OPEN CONTINUOUSLY)Print ( 1 / 2 (OPEN CONTINUOUSLY)Salary$51,932.80 – $95,690.80 AnnuallyLocationSpokane County Campus 1116 W Broadway Spokane, WAJob TypeRegularDepartmentProsecutor/Public Defender/Counsel for DefenseJob Number19-00039ClosingContinuous• Description• Benefits• QuestionsJob SummaryTOTAL COMPENSATION: $66,473 – $122,484 Total compensation is an estimate based upon base compensation, median retirement fund contributions, and current employer-paid health and related benefit contribution rates (including medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability, and leave). The actual total will vary depending upon each employee’s enrollment choices.Please note: This is a continuous recruitment and will be used to generate an Open List of applicants. Qualified applicants will remain on the eligibility list for 9 months. Recruitment will be used to fill open positions in both the Public Defender’s and the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office as they occur.REVISED as of 7/1/2020:Prosecutor’s OfficeAttorney 1: $51,932.80 – $72,717.84 annuallyAttorney 2: $68,342.04 – $95,690.80 annuallyPublic Defender’s OfficeAttorney 1: $58,199.76 – $67,605.84 annuallyAttorney 2: $70,890.48 – $95,657.04 annuallyThis is professional civil or criminal legal work for the County Prosecutor or Public Defender.Examples of DutiesAssists or independently represents the County or a client in court, at trials, hearings arraignments, depositions; files legal documents and papers; interviews witnesses, plaintiffs, victims, and/or clients/suspects. Evaluates the facts of specific cases or assignments.Conducts legal research, provides legal opinions or memorandums and drafts deeds, leases, contracts and correspondence.Responds to inquiries by citizens or their representatives.Performs other related duties as required.Minimum RequirementsGraduation from an accredited law school. One year of prior experience as a law clerk or legal intern is preferred.LICENSE: Member of the Washington State Bar Association.Selection FactorsKnowledge ofprinciples and practices of criminal or civil law as required by the position.Some knowledge of:judicial procedures and rules of evidence.Ability to:analyze, evaluate and organize facts, evidence and legal procedures and to present information orally and in writing in a clear and logical form.analyze and prepare a variety of legal documents and instruments.establish tactful, effective and non-judgmental relationships with the public and parties affected by the court and administration.SPOKANE COUNTYEmployee Benefits SummaryThe following is a brief list of benefits available to Spokane County regular employees. Complete information is available from Human Resources Department. This information is subject to change.PAID TIME OFFSpokane County Observed HolidaysUp to 10 (ten) paid holidays are observed by Spokane County.PTONon-represented and a select group of represented employees receive a bank of hours that combine both vacation and sick leave into a paid time off bank. There is no waiting period to use this time and it starts out at almost 2 days per month accrual.VacationFor employees with less than five (5) years of continuous service, the accrual rate is 1 day of vacation each month for a total of 12 days per year. After six (6) months, employees are eligible to take accumulated vacation time. (Please note the vacation time accumulation may vary depending on contract language).Sick LeaveSick leave is earned at 1 day per month and can be taken as the days are accumulated.Other LeavesSpokane County provides several other paid leaves such as: bereavement leave, jury duty and military duty leave.INSURANCE BENEFITSMedical InsuranceTwo plans are currently available: Premera Blue Cross (PPO) and Kaiser Permanente (HMO). Spokane County pays 95% of the premium for full-time employees and 90% of the premiums for spouses and dependents. Premiums are deducted each pay period (pay periods: 15th and last day of the month).2020 Rates:PremeraEmployee Only: $17.18 per pay periodEmployee & Spouse: $67.55 per pay periodEmployee & Family: $94.70 per pay periodEmployee & Child(ren): $61.52 per pay periodKaiser:Employee: $16.23 per pay periodEmployee & Spouse: $63.50 per pay periodEmployee & Family: $88.58 per pay periodEmployee & Child(ren): $58.09 per pay periodDental InsuranceTwo plans are currently available: Delta Dental of Washington (PPO) and Willamette Dental (DMO). Spokane County pays 95% of the premium for full-time employees and 90% of the premiums for spouses and dependents.2020 Rates:Delta Dental Willamette DentalEmployee: $2.71 per pay Employee: $2.99 per payFamily: $5.42 per pay Family: $5.98 per payGroup Life InsuranceThe County provides a $25,000 group life insurance policy to employees that are non-represented, elected officials, 1553, 1553S, 280, 1135, 17, PWG, SPA, 492J, 492N, DSA, Road Supervisor Guild, RIC, OLC, and 690. The County provides a $10,000 benefit for those represented by 492. This benefit is paid in full by Spokane County.Long Term Disability CoverageProvides an income protection benefit in the event of a long-term illness or injury at rate of 60% of income up to a maximum of $5,000 per month. Spokane County pays the full premium for this plan.RETIREMENTRetirement Plan (401a)Spokane County employees are automatically included in the Washington State Retirement System. Both the employer and the employee contribute to the plan. This retirement plan provides a guaranteed lifetime monthly benefit once vested and eligible for retirement.Additional Retirement Plan Option (457b)Employees may supplement their retirement income and save money on taxes by participating in this optional County program. Roth (after-tax) option is also available through this retirement plan.VOLUNTARY BENEFITSAFLACSupplemental insurance is optional and is provided by AFLAC to help pay for benefits not covered by major medical insurance. The employee pays 100% of the premium.Travel AssistanceProvides additional travel protections anytime you travel more than 100 miles from home. Includes pre-trip information, emergency ticket replacement, and emergency evacuation coverage. This benefit is paid in full by Spokane County.Flexible Spending Plan (FSA)Spokane County sponsors a Section 125 Flexible Spending Account to allow out-of-pocket Medical & Daycare Expenses to be paid with Tax Free Dollars. Premiums are automatically set up pre-tax under the FSA.Voluntary Term Life InsuranceVoluntary Term Life Insurance is additional optional life insurance provided through The Standard Insurance. New employees are guaranteed up to $50,000 for self and $20,000 for a spouse with no medical underwriting needed.WORK/LIFE PROGRAMSEmployee Assistance ProgramEmployees and their family members are eligible to receive free counseling. There are also benefits relating to financial and legal concerns.Reduced Cost Bus Pass ProgramSpokane County participates in a program with STA which discounts bus passes to $5 a month.Wellness ProgramsThere are opportunities for nearby exercise programs at reduced cost and education programs around wellness themes including financial well-being, nutrition and stress reduction.DiscountsThere are local and national discounts available to Spokane County employees.01In which department are you interested?• Public Defender’s Office• Prosecutor’s Office• Counsel for Defense02 Which type of position would you consider?• Regular (full time w/benefits)• Extra-help (up to five months, no benefits)03 Have you graduated from an accredited law school?• Yes• No04 Are you a member of the Washington State Bar Association, or a member of a Bar Association with reciprocity to Washington State?• Yes• No05 Have you passed the Washington State Bar Examination, but have not yet been assigned a bar number?• Yes• No• Not applicableRequired QuestionAgencySpokane CountyAddress824 N AdamsSpokane, Washington, 99260Phone509-477-5750Website

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