$29.99-$48.23 Hourly / $62,379.20-$100,318.40 Yearly
Salary Grade: 615
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 Education Level & Type: Juris Doctorate
Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 3 years criminal litigation
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
Bargaining Unit: Not Represented
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