City of Tucson


$29.99-$53.83 Hourly / $62,379.20-$111,966.40 Yearly
Salary Grade: 615

General Description

Prosecutes misdemeanor cases occurring within the City limits and advises on cases. Supervises Assistant City Prosecuting Attorneys.

Essential Functions

Prosecutes misdemeanor cases by issuing charges and attending arraignments and hearings, litigating charges, conducting plea negotiations with defense attorneys and unrepresentative defendants, reviewing and evaluating police reports, making plea offers, preparing cases for trial and interviewing witnesses, officers, and victims.

Represents the State in trials and hearings by appearing in court, making oral arguments before the court, collecting testimony from witnesses and victims, and making legal objections.

Conducts pre-trial hearings by assessing the facts of the case, presenting offer to the court and the judge, handling the clearing court process, keeping the judge informed on each case, processing paperwork and recording necessary data.

Supervises assistant prosecutors by monitoring performance, ensuring that tasks are carried out according to standards and policies, overseeing caseload, preparing files for court, and handling performance issues.

Interacts with the public by answering questions, discussing issues, issuing decisions, and handling cases and special projects.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: Juris Doctorate

Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 3 years criminal litigation

Special Job Requirements

Member of the Arizona State Bar Association

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements


Other Information

FLSA Status: Exempt

Occupational Group Code: 05

Occupational Group Description: Legal and Judicial

EEO Job Category Code: B

EEO Job Category Description: Professionals

Organizational Level: Lead

NCCI: 8820

Bargaining Unit: Not Represented

Driving Requirements

The following information pertains to driving requirements for this classification with the City of Tucson. Under "Driving Level" None, Secondary or Primary, refers to the driving responsibility as it relates to the essential functions of the classification. License Type, is just that, the type of Arizona Driving License required for the classification. If the position requires a Commercial Drivers License (CDL), the endorsements will be listed under "Endorsements." Under Safety Sensitive a "Yes" means employees with this classification are subject to pre-employment and random drug testing. License Type A,B,C,D,or M may require the use of personal or City vehicles on City business. Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid license and have an acceptable driving record. Use of a personal vehicle for City business will be prohibited if the employee is not authorized to drive a City vehicle or if the employee does not have personal insurance coverage. Exceptions to classification driving requirement's may exist based on position.

Driving Level: Incidental

License Type: Valid and Unrestricted D - Driver

CDL Endorsements: None

Safety Sensitive: No

Job Description Disclaimer

This description is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of management to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision. The listing of duties and responsibilities shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty. They are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.

CLASS: 0616; EST: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM; REV: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM;