Assistant City Attorney I - Criminal Division

  • City of Henderson, NV
  • Henderson, Nevada
  • Jan 01, 2022
Full Time Legal Services
  • Salary: $72,515.00 - $114,728.00 Annually USD

Job Description

Position Overview

The City of Henderson announces an examination to create an Eligibility List and to fill one (1) or more vacancies for the classification of Assistant City Attorney I - Criminal Division within the City Attorney's Department. The Eligibility List may be utilized to fill vacancies for this classification for up to one (1) year.

This recruitment will remain open until filled, and may close without notice at any time. Assessments will occur on an ongoing basis.

Under the general direction of the City Attorney, is responsible for representing the City on all matters heard in, and appealed from, the Henderson Municipal Court; reviews complaints for prosecutorial merit; drafts motions and pleadings; drafts City ordinances; and performs related duties as assigned.

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Minimum Qualifications

  • Juris Doctorate from an American Bar Association (ABA) accredited law school
  • Must be licensed to practice law in the State of Nevada and be in good standing with all State Bars to which he/she is licensed to practice law
  • Must pass a nationwide fingerprint-based record check, and a wants/warrants check.
  • Must complete Security Awareness and National Crime Information Center (NCIC)/Nevada Criminal Justice Information System (NCJIS) certification within six months of hire/transfer and be recertified every two years. Must maintain certifications in NCIC/NCJIS as a condition of continued employment.
  • Desirable: Trial and courtroom experience
  • Desirable: Municipal government experience

Required Documents/Assessment Information

1) Completed Employment Application
2) *Cover Letter
3) *Resume
4) *Writing Sample (under 15 pages)

*Please attach your documents to the "Attachments" section of your application, click here for attachment instructions.

Structured Selection Interview (Weighted 100%) - Next Assessment Date: Wednesday, January 12, 2022.
(Best Qualified Candidates)
All applicants will be notified by email or telephone of their application status and the assessment dates/times/locations after the closing of this announcement.

If you are invited to participate in the assessment process, you will be required to self-schedule through the City of Henderson online application system. Please check your email and/or text messages on a regular basis after submitting your application for complete instructions, which include where and when to report.

The assessment and selection process for this position will take place on the dates listed above. All candidates who wish to be considered for this position will need to be in Henderson, Nevada, and make themselves available to participate in the testing process at any time on any of the dates listed above.

Selection Process

The selection process will begin with an employment application package screening, with the best-qualified candidates being invited to participate further in the assessment process. This process may include any combination of written, performance, and oral assessments to evaluate job-related education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities. The City will provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. It is the responsibility of the candidate requiring accommodation to contact the Human Resources Department in writing prior to the close of this job announcement.

Appointment may be subject to the successful completion of a post offer pre-employment background investigation and medical/physical examination, including a drug/alcohol test. Please see the job description to view the physical requirements. The City reserves the right to modify selection devices and test instruments in accordance with accepted legal, ethical, and professional standards.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

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