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GRAYS HARBOR COUNTY OFFICE OF PUBLIC DEFENSE JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
June 6, 2019 | Scott Shoemaker

Department:               Office of Public Defense

Position Title: Public Defense Coordinator

Salary:                         $90,000 – $100,000 Annual plus benefits

Closing Date:              OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Grays Harbor County Office of Public Defense is looking to hire an Office of Public Defense Coordinator. The Coordinator will provide administrative and limited public defense services for Public Defense in Grays Harbor County as follows. Oversees the management of public defender contracts, including compliance with reporting requirements.  Makes recommendations to Board of Commissioners concerning approval of contracts with public defense attorneys.  Performs public defense duties for Juvenile Court conflict cases and Involuntary Treatment Court cases.  Accountable for the efficient and effective performance of the Department and the preparation of timely and professional analyses and reports as a basis for planning, funding and implementation of policy.  Works with other agencies and groups as necessary to accomplish the work of the Department and the County. Ensures compliance with county and state policies and legal requirements.    Monitors expenditures and budget guidelines.  Develops relationships with staff, other departments and individuals outside county government that encourage participation, teamwork, effective relationships and use of resources.  Represents Grays Harbor County by maintaining a professional approach and demeanor in all activities.

Minimum Qualifications:  Member in good standing of the Washington State Bar Association; six (6) years’ progressively responsible experience as a practicing criminal defense trial attorney; qualified to represent Juvenile clients; qualified to represent clients in the Involuntary Treatment Court.

To apply go to: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/graysharbor. Applicants must attach a cover letter, writing sample and resume.

GRAYS HARBOR COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER