Civil Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Position Available



Civil Assistant Prosecuting Attorney

Prosecutor
Full-Time
Objectives

The Civil Assistant Prosecuting Attorney represents Knox County boards, commissions, officials, officers, and employees in civil matters, including but not limited to litigation and transactional matters.

Essential Functions

  • Assisting Knox County elected officials, including township trustees, on a wide variety of issues, and providing them with legal advice.
  • Working with local officials to improve quality of life in the community by litigating nuisance cases related to health codes and zoning.
  • Working with county departments to ensure compliance with employment law and public records requirements.
  • Collecting delinquent real estate taxes for the Knox County Treasurer.
  • Reviewing contract issues and real estate issues involving county agencies.
  • Working with the prosecuting attorney on litigation projects including forfeitures, civil rights and employment issues.

Job Standards

  • A law license, in good standing to practice in Ohio.
  • Excellent research and writing skills.
  • High standards of integrity and the desire to be involved in the community where you work.
  • Prior experience with a court or prosecutor’s office is preferred, but not essential.

 Supplemental Information

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

  • A work environment that provides a great variety of issues.
  • Projects that have a mix of in-court and out-of-court responsibilities.
  • A small office where new attorneys can get experience they wouldn’t necessarily get in a larger legal setting.
  • A vibrant small community (Mount Vernon) in a rural setting not far from the Columbus metropolitan area.
  • A salary of at least $60,000, or higher, based on experience. 
  • An excellent benefits package, including health, vision and dental insurance, vacation and personal leave, and eligibility for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness.
HOW TO APPLY:   Send a cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to:
 
Chip McConville
Knox County Prosecuting Attorney
117 East High Street, Suite 234
Mount Vernon, OH  43050
or by e-mail to prosecutor@co.knox.oh.us