Meade County Deputy State's Attorney in Sturgis, South Dakota
General Statement of DutiesUnder the direct supervision of the Stateand#39;s Attorney, is responsible for performing detailed legal work as required in the areas of Adult and Juvenile crimes.Typical Duties and ResponsibilitiesReview, authorize and prosecute violations of felony and misdemeanor criminal laws of the State of South Dakota (and County ordinances) committed inside the County.Authorize and prosecute felony adult and misdemeanor juvenile delinquency offenses.Prosecute cases in regards to violence against women.Represent the County in criminal matters as well as juvenile delinquencies, and parental neglect proceedings.Process mental commitment cases.Process juvenile delinquency proceedings.Process cases of abused or neglected children.Prosecute state statute violations.Assist the Stateand#39;s Attorney in advising the County Commission and other County officials in legal matters.Serve as the Stateand#39;s Attorney in the absence of the Stateand#39;s Attorney.Attend training sessions and meetings as required.Perform additional duties as required, performing all duties in a manner consistent with safe practices and policies.This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive duties of the position. Incumbents shall follow any other instructions and perform any other related duties as may be required.Minimum QualificationsThe minimum qualifications described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Experience and Education:A duly licensed attorney and counselor at law having the qualifications required of a Stateand#39;s Attorney by South Dakota State law.Extensive knowledge of laws pertaining to Criminal statutes and procedures as well as County government.Ability to demonstrate good communication skillsAbility to maintain a professional relationship with the general public and other employees.Ability to be confidential.Ability to demonstrate good organizational skills.Ability to train others.Physical Demands:While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear, and use hands to finger, handle or feel.The employee occasionally is required to stand, walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to sit.The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.Work Environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.Examination, Testing, and Certification:Valid South Dakota Drivers License.Licensed Attorney in the State of South Dakota.Successful competition in written and/or oral interviews.Other such examination as deemed appropriate and necessary by the County.Nothing in this job description restricts managementand#39;s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.