NEW Salary! Chief Deputy Prosecutor

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   Chief Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

Job Summary: The Adams County Prosecuting Attorney’s office is seeking applicants for a Chief Deputy Prosecuting Attorney. This position is responsible for representing the county/state in major criminal prosecutions. Position requires the performance of occasional ex-officio coroner duties as needed. Regularly provides supervision to other attorneys and support staff within the office. Performs necessary administrative and management duties of the office in the absence of the Elected Prosecuting Attorney; and otherwise assists in all matters related to office policies, procedures, and community outreach.

Salary: $127,029.75 - $140,050.30 annually DOE, plus discretionary annual step increases within the salary range, discretionary annual cost of living adjustment, and longevity incentive following seven (7) years of service.

Benefits: Paid vacation and sick leave, to include eleven (11) holidays, plus two (2) floating holidays and twelve (12) vacation days per year. Adams County pays medical, dental, vision and life insurance for full-time employees and offers additional benefits through AFLAC. Adams County participates in Washington State’s pension plan with generous employer contributions.

County Location: Adams County is centrally located in Eastern Washington with historic Ritzville being the County seat and Othello being the County’s growing population center. A Spokane Transit Authority vanpool is available for commuting between Spokane and Ritzville.

Candidates must be a member in good standing of the Washington State Bar Association. Must have a minimum of four (4) years prior experience as a deputy prosecutor and two (2) years prior experience with felony prosecutions and appellate practice. Must have a valid Washington State Driver’s License or the ability to obtain one prior to the start date. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential.

Adams County is an equal opportunity employer.


Contact :

Send letter of interest, resume, reference list, and writing sample to: Adams County Prosecutor, attention personnel, 210 West Broadway, Ritzville, Washington 99169. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

Contact: The office of Adams County Prosecuting Attorney at (509) 659-3219

Deadline for Applying : Open until filled