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Assistant District Attorney - District II

at State of Maine, Bureau of Human Resources in Portland, Maine, United States

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Assistant District Attorney – District II

Portland , Maine , United States | Legal | Full-time Apply by: May 31, 2024 Apply with Linkedin Apply with IndeedApply Assistant District Attorney Prosecutorial District II, Cumberland County *Please DO NOT APPLY ONLINE – See Applications Instructions below * Opening Date: May 16, 2024 Closing Date: May 31, 2024 Class Code: 0206 Position Number: 006100614 Grade: 1 Salary: $69,742.40 – $135,054.40/annually (Salary competitive and based upon qualifications)* *Pursuant to 5 MRS § 196 the salary for this position has been set by the Office of the Attorney General Position # 006000519 The District Attorney’s Office is seeking an Assistant District Attorney for Cumberland County. This Assistant District Attorney will be primarily responsible for criminal prosecution for both adults in the Unified Criminal Docket, as well as appellate cases before the Law Court. Candidates should have a strong desire for a career in litigation and good writing skills are essential. Trial experience and developed trial skills a plus. High ethical standards, sound judgment, strong communication and inter-personal skills, and good organizational/time management skills are essential. A valid driver’s license and reliable transportation is required. Cumberland County DA’s Office (https://www.cumberlandcounty.org/184/District-Attorney) MINIMUM QUALIFICATONS Candidates should have a strong desire for a career in litigation. Trial experience and developed trial skills a plus. High ethical standards, sound judgment, strong communication and inter-personal skills, and good organizational/time management skills are essential. Candidates must be members of the Maine Bar and in good standing. Salary and benefits are as established by the wage scale. Application Instructions – Please DO NOT APPLY ONLINE If you are interested in applying for this position, prepare a cover letter highlighting your experience and qualifications that make you a strong candidate for the position and the knowledge, skills and abilities required. Include resume, writing sample, three references (to include one work-related reference), and a copy of your Maine Board of Overseers of the Bar certification. Submit all required documentation to the Cumberland County District Attorney’s Office, 142 Federal Street, Portland, ME 04101 or email the Cumberland County District Attorney’s Office (d%20email%20the%20district%20attorney%20istrictattorney@cumberlandcounty.org) Please use the following format for email subject line: Position – Last Name, First Initial. Example: ADA, District 2 – Doe. J. The DAO is not responsible for late receipt of applications due to mail service, faxing malfunctions or electronic transmission malfunctions. Job offer to new hire is conditional upon verification of credentials, criminal records, and driver’s license check, and professional license requirements if applicable. Please direct all questions to District Attorney Jacqueline Sartoris at 207-871-8384 or email the District Attorney’s Office (districtattorney@cumberlandcounty.org) BENEFITS No matter where you work across Maine state government, you find employees who embody our state motto-“Dirigo” or “I lead”-as they provide essential services to Mainers every day. We believe in supporting our workforce’s health and wellbeing with a valuable total compensation package, including: · Work-Life Balance – Rest is essential. Take time for yourself using 13 paid holidays, 12 days of sick leave, and 3+ weeks of vacation leave annually. Vacation leave accrual increases with years of service, and overtime-exempt employees receive personal leave. · Health Insurance Coverage – The State of Maine pays 85%-100% of employee-only premiums ($9,893.52-$11,057.52 annual value), depending on salary. Use this chart to find the premium costs for you and your family, including the percentage of dependent coverage paid by the State. o Health Insurance Premium Credit – Participation decreases employee-only premiums by 5%. Visit the Office of Employee Health and Wellness for more information about program requirements . · Dental Insurance – The State of Maine pays 100% of employee-only dental premiums ($350.40 annual value). · Retirement Plan – The State of Maine contributes 13.16% of pay to the Maine Public Employees Retirement System ( MainePERS ), on behalf of the employee. · Gym Membership Reimbursement – Improve overall health with regular exercise and receive up to $40 per month to offset this expense. · Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts – Set aside money pre-tax to help pay for out-of-pocket health care expenses and/or daycare expenses. · Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness – The State of Maine is a qualified employer for this federal program. For more information, visit the Federal Student Aid office . · Living Resources Program – Navigate challenging work and life situations with our employee assistance program. · Parental leave is one of the most important benefits for any working parent. All employees who are welcoming a child-including fathers and adoptive parents-receive six weeks of fully paid parental leave. Additional, unpaid leave may also be available, under the Family and Medical Leave Act . · Voluntary Deferred Compensation – Save additional pre-tax funds for retirement in a MaineSaves 457(b) account through payroll deductions. · Learn about additional wellness benefits for State employees from the Office of Employee Health and Wellness . The District Attorney’s Office, Maine State Government and the Office of the Attorney General are Equal Opportunity employers. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.
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Job Posting: JC260018676

Posted On: May 18, 2024

Updated On: Jun 03, 2024

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