Traffic Safety Resource Prosecutor (TSRP)

Recruitment #210727-UNCE-473

Introduction

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

 Submit Resume & Cover Letter to:

careers@dac.state.ok.us

or District Attorneys Council
Attn: Human Resources,
421 NW 13th Street, Suite 290
Oklahoma City, OK 73103
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Traffic Safety Resource Prosecutor (TSRP)

Position Summary:
The Traffic Safety Resource Prosecutor (TSRP) is a non-classified, full-time position that provides support to District Attorney Offices to aid in their prosecution of serious traffic safety violations. The TSRP will provide this support through trainings, newsletters that provide up-to-date legal changes and information, acting as a liaison between the DA offices and law enforcement agencies, and other duties as needed. Occasional travel is required, which may include overnight and evening events. Annual leave of 10 hours per month and 10 hours of sick leave per month begin accruing immediately. A criminal background check is required.

About the Agency
The District Attorneys Council (DAC) is located north of downtown Oklahoma City in Mid-town, and it is the administrative and coordinating agency for the 27 district attorneys in Oklahoma. The agency provides required training for the district attorney system, handles payroll and insurance, serves as a legislative liaison, is the state administering agency for several federal grants, and serves as home to the Oklahoma Crime Victims Compensation Board.

Duties
*Develop and provide continuing professional education opportunities for prosecutors in order to improve their ability to effectively prosecute serious traffic safety violations. 
*Develop and provide quality up-to-date legal reference material to assist prosecutors and law enforcement officers to more effectively prosecute traffic safety cases. 
*Serve as a consultant for prosecutors on traffic safety issues. 
*Prepare memoranda, amicus briefs, and model briefs when appropriate. 
*Develop and update a DUI manual for prosecutors. 
*Prepare and disseminate a monthly traffic safety newsletter. 
*Serve as a liaison between prosecutors, the Oklahoma Highway Safety Office, law enforcement agencies, and other traffic safety professionals to improve coordination in the prosecution of serious traffic safety violations. 
*Participate in state and national traffic safety conferences to remain current on traffic safety issues. 
*Serve as Assistant Counsel and assist the Executive Coordinator, Assistant Executive Coordinator, and General Counsel with various duties and projects as assigned.

Qualifications

*Must be licensed to practice law in Oklahoma.
*Prior experience as an assistant district attorney preferred.
*Experience handling DUI, Negligent Homicide, and Vehicular Homicide cases a plus.
*Excellent research and writing skills.
*Excellent listening and communications skills.
*Self motivated with good organizational skills
*Excellent interpersonal skills.

The Oklahoma District Attorneys Council (DAC) provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type based on race, color, religion, age, sex (including gender identity or expression and pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. DAC also has a strict no-retaliation policy that prohibits retaliation against individuals who report discrimination or harassment, or who participate in investigations into such conduct. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Conclusion

Veteran’s preference points apply only for initial appointment in the classified service.