Salt Lake City


    Requisition ID
    Minimum Salary
    USD $23.72/Hr.
    Maximum Salary
    USD $32.36/Hr.
    Post End Date
    US-UT-Salt Lake City
  • Overview


    Announcement: The purpose of this posting is to establish and eligibility list for future openings. This position is open until filled. Application reviews will occur as needed at the discretion of the Salt Lake City Prosecutor's Office.  Applications received prior to review may be considered, contingent on qualifications.  This position is subject to close at any time without notification at the discretion of the Salt Lake City Prosecutor's Office. The salary for this position is $66,227.20 per year ($31.84 per hour).


    The Prosecutor's Office is looking for an Associate City Prosecutor to conduct prosecution in court proceedings on behalf of the City. The successful candidate will reivew evidence pertinent decisions, policies, regulations, and other legal matters pertaining to cases.  Work is reviewed by the City Prosecutor or Senior Assistant City Prosecutor for adequacy of information and manner of presentation.


    This position comes with a generous benefits package to include:  


    • Medical+HSA/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance
      • Medical Premium is only $9.11 bi-weekly for a single coverage and $27.33 bi-weekly for family coverage
    • Paid time off
      • 12 vacation days + 11 paid holidays + 5 paid personal days
      • Six weeks of paid parental leave to all new parents
    • Tuition Reimbursement up to 4k dollars a year
    • Pension or 401K with 10% of salary contributed by the city, no match required
    • Dedicated Wellness Clinic for employees and their families
    • Discounted Auto/Home/and Pet Insurance
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Training and Development


    • Conducts prosecution in court proceedings on behalf of the City, including reviewing evidence, preparation of pleadings and briefs, appearing against accused persons and presenting evidence to courts.
    • Conducts investigations to determine if prosecution is warranted. May negotiate settlement of complaints to facilitate their termination and eliminate trial expense.
    • Provides office consultation and assistance to citizens involving a wide variety of problems, complaints, grievances, citations and dissatisfactions.
    • Consults with and advises Police Department, Fire Department, City Code enforcement personnel, City officials, employees and the general public on matters concerning criminal law.
    • Prepares a variety of legal material, including information, warrants, subpoenas, etc., and makes necessary arrangements to have them served.
    • Appears before criminal and traffic courts on behalf of the City to arraign and/or try cases.
    • Prepares legal material including briefs, memoranda, etc., for presentation of cases on appeal to the District Court and the Utah Court of Appeals. May be required preparing or assisting with the preparation of cases on appeal to the Utah Supreme Court.
    • Performs related or other duties as required or assigned.


    • Graduation from a recognized college of law with a JD or LLB.
    • Must be a member in good standing of the Utah State bar Association.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with court officials, city employees, and the general public. Ability to develop a productive “client/attorney” working relationship with the City Attorney, City Prosecutor and other City officials.
    • Ability to analyze, appraise, and organize facts, evidence, and precedents, and to present such material effectively, both orally and in writing.
    • Capacity to glean and rapidly assimilate facts responds impromptu, examines witnesses, and argues effectively, often under hostile and stressful circumstances.
    • Constant exposure to stressful situations as a result of human behavior and position responsibility.
    • Working knowledge of principles of civil and criminal law, judicial procedures, and rules of evidence.



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