Deputy Defense Attorney (2 positions)
Under general supervision of the Managing Defense Attorney, represents Community members facing a variety of criminal, juvenile, and traffic charges before the Tribal Court. This position is treated as an FLSA exempt position.1. Interviews clients and witnesses and performs legal research work to obtain information necessary to prepare an appropriate defense for assigned clients before the Tribal Court.2. Files motions and meets with the Community Prosecutor on pending cases.3 Prepares briefs, case files, and various other records to support the defense of the client and document case status/progress.4. Represents clients both adult and juvenile in criminal proceedings such as Bench Trials, Jury Trials and Adjudications.5. Performs other job-related duties that enhance and facilitate departmental operations.
Graduation from an accredited college of law with a Juris Doctor degree and 2-3 years of Tribal Advocacy work experience, highly desirable. If not a member of the Arizona State Bar, must be willing to take and pass the Arizona State Bar within one year of employment with the community. Equivalency: Any equivalent combination of experience and education that will allow the applicant to satisfactorily perform the duties of the job may be considered when filling the position. Special Qualifications: Applicant must pass a pre-employment drug test, have no felony conviction, and have had NO misdemeanor convictions within the last year.
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$69,451 to $98,968/year
Advertised salary is the full range. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. SRPMIC offers a rich benefits package with too much to mention: Health Insurance, Prescription Drug Coverage, Vision Care, Dental, Paid Life, Employee Assistance Program, 401(k)Plan, Accrue 15 Paid Annual and 15 Sick Days Your First Year, 13 Recognized Holidays and more!
CLOSING DATE: June 13, 2008- Equivalent combinations of education and experience that will allow the applicant to satisfactorily perform the duties of the job may be considered- Will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test. In addition, may be required to pass fingerprint/background check.- “SRPMIC is an “Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.” Preference will be given to a qualified Community Member, then a qualified Native American and then other qualified candidate.- Insurability: Must possess a valid Arizona operator’s license and be insurable under tribal insurer requirements (e.g., be age 21 or over, no alcohol-related motor vehicle violations such as DUI, within the past 3 years; no reckless driving violations within the past 3 years; no more than one speeding ticket in excess of 15 mph over the speed limit within the past 3 years; and no more than one “at fault” accident within the past 3 years).- NOTE: Applications or Resumes which are not in the Human Resources Office by 5 p.m. on the closing date will not be considered. SUBMIT APPLICATION TO: SRPMIC- Human Resources, 10,005 E. Osborn Scottsdale, Arizona 85256Fax#: (480) 850-8126 or Apply on line at SRPMICJOBS.comTo request a full job description please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org (indicate in the subject line the Position Title and Jobing Req #) or phone (480) 850-8096