Job Details

ASSISTANT PROSECUTOR

Ref Number:

157


Open Date:

2020-01-16


Close Date:

2020-12-30


Organization:

The Puyallup Tribe of Indians


Location:

Tacoma, WA


Skills And Qualifications:

Language Skills

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

License and Certificates

Must be a member of a state Bar Association in good standing.

Must have and maintain a valid and unrestricted Driver’s License and proof of auto insurance required. Driver’s License must not contain any restrictions that would otherwise prevent an employee from operating a GSA vehicle and complying with the Tribe’s Vehicle Use Policy.

Member of the Puyallup Tribal Court Bar.

Other Requirements

Not to be the subject of a child protective service investigation (Tribal, State, or Federal).

Have no outstanding arrest warrants.


Required Education:

Education and/or Experience

Must have a Juris Doctorate Degree from an accredited Law School. Experience and intermediate knowledge using word processing and spreadsheets (i.e. Word for Windows, Excel, Access, etc.). Must have a minimum of five years of experience practicing law, preferably Indian Law in both Tribal and State Courts. Must have at least three years of prosecutorial experience.


Duties And Responsibilities:

POSITION SUMMARY:
Responsible for planning, organizing, and directing assigned activities of the Prosecutor?s Office and serves as the Assistant Prosecutor/Presenting Officer for the Tribe.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Researches, evaluates, and analyzes laws, court decisions and authorities.
2. Prepares and presents complaints, motions, and other legal documents for civil and criminal prosecutions.
3. Prepares and maintains legal and administrative records and reports.
4. Represents the Puyallup Tribe in the enforcement of the Criminal, Juvenile Justice and/or Children?s Codes in Tribal Court proceedings as the Assistant Prosecutor/Presenting Officer, as assigned by the Senior Prosecutor.
5. Works closely with various Tribal Agencies in the preparation and presentation in court, of criminal and civil cases involving both adults and juveniles.
6. Responsible for developing and maintaining cooperative and collaborative working relations with staff from other tribal and state agencies, victims of crimes, parents and other relatives.
7. Responsible to understand and apply rules of evidence, regulations and precedence and arrive at a logical interpretation.
8. Responsible to work effectively with wide latitude for independent judgment and action, and to be accountable to the Senior Prosecutor.t least three years of prose
9. Responsible to understand and apply sovereignty, aboriginal and treaty right issues as they relate to representing the Puyallup Tribe.
10. Responsible to work independently and manage a diverse and fluctuating caseload.
11. Performs other duties as assigned.
 
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Salary And Benefits:

BASED ON YEARS SINCE ADMISSION TO PRACTICE + BENEFITS*

* IN ADDITION TO SALARY, THE PUYALLUP TRIBE PROVIDES A VERY GENEROUS EMPLOYEES, BENEFITS PACKAGE INCLUDING EMPLOYER PAID MEDICAL, DENTAL, VISION, LIFE INSURANCE, RETIREMENT/401K PLAN WITH PROFIT SHARING, AMPLE PAID TIME OFF, A COPIOUS HOLIDAY SCHEDULE, AND BIRTHDAY LEAVE


Additional Info:

Must apply on our website to be considered https://usr57.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/ptoiad/Posting/View/377


Contact Info:

253-573-7863


Contact Email:

jobs@puyalluptribe-nsn.gov


Organization Web Site:

https://usr57.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/ptoiad/Posting/View/377

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