|Date Opened||1/5/2021 08:00:00 AM|
|Closing Date||Open until filled|
|Job Type||Open and Competitive|
Typical Responsibilities: Plans, organizes, directs, assigns and evaluates the work of attorneys engaged in prosecuting criminal cases in the General and Circuit Courts; assigns and rotates staff to assure that the difficulty and complexity of cases match the skill level of assigned attorney; sets objectives and performance standards; assures that staff is trained; prosecutes the most complex and sensitive cases; presents cases to the Grand Jury; coordinates prosecutions with the courts, law enforcement agencies, County Probation Department, and Attorney General's Office; sets and implements policies and procedures for staff and law enforcement agencies; in complex cases approves recommendations of subordinate staff of when to prosecute, compromise, dismiss or retry; represents the Office of the Commonwealth's Attorney at meetings and conferences as assigned; acts as a resource and internal consultant to staff, other County departments and local law enforcement agencies; prepares correspondence and reports; attends and/or conducts meetings and conferences; uses tact and discretion to establish and maintain effective relationships with other judicial agencies, victims, witnesses, law enforcement officers and public at large; and, accurately maintain files, adequately documenting in writing all actions, providing sufficient justification to support recommendations.
The Deputy Commonwealth's Attorney serves under the direction and at the pleasure of the Commonwealth's Attorney. As a Deputy, he/she reports to the Chief Deputy Commonwealth's Attorney and is expected to perform duties as assigned; to assist the Commonwealth's Attorney to develop long range plans and set policies and procedures to plan, organize, manage and direct the operation of the Commonwealth Attorney's Office; to serve as a senior member of the management team; to prosecute the most complex or sensitive cases; to manage and supervise all attorneys and administrative members of the team; and, to perform other duties as directed by the Commonwealth Attorney or her Chief Deputy.
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