Deputy/Senior Deputy States Attorney

Job Description:  
GENERAL INFORMATION: The Minnehaha County States Attorneys Office is accepting applications for attorneys to join our top performing team of prosecutors. Supported by experienced investigators, victim/witness assistants, paralegals, and legal office assistants, our attorneys enjoy a strong sense of camaraderie working in a think tank of legal minds. Minnehaha County prosecutors are an integral part of the criminal justice system closely collaborating with law enforcement, probation, parole, juvenile justice centers, and numerous community agencies. With a high volume caseload in a fast-paced environment, our office provides an intriguing challenge for attorneys who want to make a difference in their community by helping victims of crime and ensuring due process for the accused. Even our new attorneys experience the excitement of a job regularly engaged in hands-on courtroom trial work. Attorneys who work in the Minnehaha County States Attorneys office have had impressive accomplishments! Three of our former attorneys have been appointed as magistrate judges and another served as a circuit court judge. Since 2002, six of our prosecutors have been named South Dakota States Attorneys Associations **Prosecutor of the Year**. To be considered for this extraordinary opportunity, submit your application today. Contact us for more information, or with questions, at 605-367-4337. ***Please include cover letter and resume with online application. Posting to remain open until positions are filled. Application review begins on January 27, 2021. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Vacancies will be filled at either a Deputy States Attorney or a Senior Deputy States Attorney level, depending on our selected candidates level of experience. (Click on the job titles for complete job descriptions and a list of qualifications.) Compensation for appointment as a Deputy States Attorney will be between $2,735.20 - $2,802.40/bi-weekly. Consideration for appointment as a Senior Deputy States Attorney requires a minimum of two years of relevant work experience, and compensation will be between $2,873.60 - $3,959.20/bi-weekly dependent upon qualifications. Full earning potential for position is $3,959.20.60/bi-weekly. We also offer a comprehensive benefits package including paid holidays; health, dental, vision, and life insurance; generous PTO program; extended sick leave program; inclusion into the South Dakota Retirement System (SDRS); and an optional deferred compensation plan. Our insurance rates for single, E+1, & family are highly competitive! (Contact HR for more information at 605-367-4337.)
Minnehaha County
Job Location:  
Sioux Falls, SD
Salary Range:  
$2,735.20-$3,250.40 Bi-weekly
Application Procedure:  
APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT: 415 N Dakota Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD 57104 605-367-4337 Job #21-14 DEPUTY/SENIOR DEPUTY STATES ATTORNEY MB Minnehaha County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, veterans status, genetic information, or any other protected group in accordance with state and federal law. Arrangements for accommodations required by disabilities can be made by contacting Human Resources at (605) 367-4337.
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