$58,892 per annum (DOE)
DEPARTMENT NAME AND NUMBER RECRUITMENT OPENS AND CLOSES
Law Office 2009-092 December 2, 2008 to December 16, 2008
(Criminal Division, 151 S. Bluebird, Sacaton)
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:
The Prosecutor I position involves representing the Community in the litigation of criminal complaints, civil petitions and juvenile offender matters in the Community courts as plaintiff or petitioner; represents the Community in Court at arraignments/initial hearings, pretrial/status conferences, review and evidentiary hearings and trials/adjudications; legal research and writing; intimately familiar with professional responsibilities as an Attorney; and will likely be assigned to Children’s Court.
· Conduct legal research, analysis and document production related to the litigation of criminal and civil cases in the Community courts.
· Draft legal pleadings for the Community courts.
· Gather and analyze evidence in criminal and civil cases.
· Maintain case files, calendars and database for criminal and civil cases.
· Assist in the development, revision and codification of the Community’s laws, resolution and ordinances.
· Assist in representing the Community at meetings, court proceedings and other functions.
· Perform other related duties as assigned.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:
· Background and knowledge of criminal law with some practical experience in criminal case preparation and litigation preferred;
· Knowledge of and experience in application of the principles of jurisprudence and legal analysis, including a background in and knowledge of Federal Indian Law;
· Ability to work both independently and intensive concern with others;
· Ability to clearly and succinctly articulate ideas and logical analysis both orally and in writing;
· Ability to maintain effective working relationships with other employees, Community Officials and the general public;
· Ability to perform all physical requirements of the position; agree to maintain a Drug-free workplace.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:
Juris Doctorate degree from an ABA accredited school of law with current membership in good standing with the Arizona State Bar or must take and pass the Arizona Bar of Exam within one (1) year of employment.
Valid state driver’s license with proof of driving record for the past 39 months will be required to qualify for a tribal driving permit. Proof of driving record must be submitted with application.
OVERTIME STATUS: Salaried
SUPERVISORY STATUS: Non-Supervisory
Reports to General Counsel or designee
Preference in filling vacancies is given to qualified Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference Act (Title 25, U.S. Code, Section 472 and 473). The Gila River Indian Community is also committed to achieving the full and equal opportunity without discrimination because of Race, Religion, Color, Sex, National Origin, Politics, Marital Status, Physical Handicap, Age or Sexual Orientation. In other than the above, the Gila River Indian Community is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
If you are claiming Preference Points in one or more of the following categories please attach a copy of the required documentation to the completed Employment Application.
· Six (6) preference points for Community Members (with proof of enrollment)
· Three (3) preference points for Native Americans (must meet membership requirement of an established Tribe)
· One (1) preference point for Spouse of Community Member (with proof of spouse enrollment)
· One (1) preference point for Veteran (must meet statutory requirements)
DEADLINE: Employment Applications are available at all District Service Centers, the Human Resources Department and online at www.gilariver.org. Employment Applications must be received in the Human Resources Department by 5:00 pm on the closing date.
TO AVOID DELAYS, APPLICATIONS CAN BE MAILED OR FAXED TO:
Gila River Indian Community, Human Resources Department
Post Office Box 97
Sacaton, Arizona 85247
Fax: (520) 562-9809