DEPUTY CITY PROSECUTOR
The City of Long Beach is a vibrant city, rich in history and diversity. Known for great weather, strong neighborhoods, and recreational amenities (including award-winning parks and libraries, and over 5 miles of long, wide beaches), Long Beach is the 7th largest city in California, but still has a strong sense of community.
The Office of the City Prosecutor is one of the busiest municipal prosecuting agencies in country, handling about 14,000 cases each year. The City Prosecutor's Office is also considered a national leader in innovative court diversion programs and community-based prosecution, giving it the distinction of being a model for other prosecuting agencies.
Currently, the Long Beach City Prosecutor's Office seeks qualified candidates for the position of Deputy City Prosecutor. If you want to make a difference in your community and are willing to put in the work to ensure justice, this might be the job for you. Specifically, the office seeks:
- Deputy City Prosecutors with 1-2 years of experience
- Deputy City Prosecutors with 4 or more years of experience
Bilingual (English/Spanish or English/Khmer) candidates of any experience level are especially encouraged to apply. The City Prosecutor's Office strongly encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
The successful candidate will act as a prosecuting attorney, appear in court in several criminal departments, and will be responsible for conducting criminal misdemeanor trials and appeals on behalf of the City of Long Beach and the State of California.
REQUIREMENTS TO FILE
1) Member of the California State Bar in good standing;
2) Significant experience in the area of criminal law, preferably as a criminal prosecutor in California;
3) Strong organizational skills;
5) Ability to handle jury trials;
6) A positive and courteous attitude; and
7) Commitment to working as part of a team.
The City of Long Beach is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Applications should be submitted by the closing date after which interviews will be conducted. Candidates interested in working part-time, for example, as a second career or to job-share, may select both Part-Time and Full-Time on the employment application. The employer reserves the right to hire more than one candidate for each open position or to cancel all or part of this recruitment at any time.
The City of Long Beach will consider qualified applicants with a criminal history pursuant to the California Fair Chance Act. You are not required to disclose your criminal history or participate in a background check until you receive a conditional job offer. If the City of Long Beach has concerns about a conviction that is directly related to the job after making a conditional job offer and conducting a background check, you will have the opportunity to explain the circumstances surrounding the conviction, provide evidence to mitigate concerns, or challenge the accuracy of the background report. Find out more about the Fair Chance Act by visiting https://calcivilrights.ca.gov/fair-chance-act
The City of Long Beach requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment unless a medical or religious accommodation is approved by the City of Long Beach's Human Resources Department. Closing Date/Time: 6/23/2023 4:30 PM Pacific