Interim District Attorney
August 11, 2020
The Modoc County District Attorney relinquished the position effective April 2020, resulting in a vacancy in the Office of District Attorney. This is an elective County office. The District Attorney serves as the Public Prosecutor, assists victims and survivors of crime, protects the health and well-being of children while deterring juveniles from criminal activity, assists with investigators conducted by law enforcement and makes reasonable and ethical decisions when initiating prosecution. The District Attorney attends court and conducts prosecutions for public offenses.
To qualify for appointment to the office of District Attorney, the appointee must be at least 18 years of age, a citizen of California, a registered voter within 30 days of appointment, and admitted to practice in the California Supreme Court. These requirements may not be waived. It is desirable that candidate be experienced in the practice of criminal law, have demonstrated organization and management ability, and possess strong interpersonal communication skills.
How to Apply:
Applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. Applications may be obtained from and returned to the Office of Administration/HR 204 South Court Street, Room 100 Alturas, CA 96101. Scanned and completed packets may be emailed to email@example.com. Please submit a cover letter, a signed and completed Modoc County Employment application, resume and 3-5 references.
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