$31.49-$61.14 Hourly / $65,499.20-$127,171.20 Yearly
Salary Grade: 616
Supervises and coordinates the equivalent of two or more fulltime employees and all assigned work in a unit ensuring timely and quality activities to respond to the needs of the City, community, department, and unit.
Assists with the implementation, evaluation and interpretation of department policies, projects and procedures.
Manages, coordinates, and determines priorities of work load, monitoring levels of resources, establishing time lines, assigning work, monitoring progress, recommending changes and suggestions, writing, reviewing and editing reports prepared by staff, and approving completed projects and reports.
Implements controls for appropriate unit staffing and effectiveness by participating in the recruitment and hiring of employees, making recommendations on employee discipline, and other human resources issues, evaluating and managing employee performance, discussing and identifying personnel issues and facilitating resolutions, promoting positive morale in the unit, ensuring staff is trained appropriately for maximum performance, and providing leadership and guidance.
Contributes to the needs of the community and City by implementing and causing others to implement the organization's values and strategies by leading through example, competency, and accountabilities.
Provides customer service by responding to information requests, conducting research, providing solutions to problems, and correcting errors.
Ensures that unit work conforms to local, state, and federal governmental regulations, and other applicable rules and requirements.
Defends clients in City Court by attending hearings, notifying clients of court dates, arguing relevant issues and case law, presenting mitigating factors, conducting direct and cross examination of witnesses, making and meeting objections, and introducing evidence. Presents mitigating factors, documentation, and other relevant information.
Performs pretrial functions by conducting client interviews, reviewing and evaluating evidence, researching legal issues and specific case issues, drafting legal documents, participating in plea negotiations, interviewing witnesses, and preparing cases for trial.
Reviews and analyzes statutes and case law to keep attorneys informed as to changes in law, precedents, and case applicability.
Performs administrative duties by maintaining case calendar, scheduling and prioritizing cases, and coordinating interviews and subpoenas.
Minimum Education Level & Type: Juris Doctorate
Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 3 years criminal litigation
FLSA Status: Exempt
Occupational Group Code: 05
Occupation Group Description: Legal and Judicial
EEO Job Category Code: B
EEO Job Category Description: Professionals
Organizational Level: First Level Supervisor
Bargaining Unit: No Representation
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: Secondary
License Type: Valid and Unrestricted D - Driver
CDL Endorsements: None
Safety Sensitive: No