Deputy District Attorney I/ii

County of Marin
Full Time, Temporary $52 - $75 Per hour CA 3501 Civic Center Dr Ste 145, San Rafael, CA 94903, United States


At the County of Marin, our employees overwhelmingly report feeling their work is meaningful, they like the work they do, and they are proud to tell people “I work for the County of Marin.” Discover more about us, our values and our organizational culture . Read on to find out more about this opportunity:


The District Attorney's Office currently has two (2) full-time, contingent hire vacancies in the General Prosecution Unit that will be filled at either the Deputy District Attorney I level or the Deputy District Attorney Il level. These positions are anticipated to last for 6 months but may be extended or ended early based upon the needs of the department and ongoing funding.
The General Prosecution Unit provides professional legal services in the preparation and prosecution of a variety of criminal and/or civil matters which may include driving under the influence (DUI) cases, family violence cases, and general misdemeanor violations of the California Penal Code. Additional information can be found in the . 


Our Highly Qualified Candidate: The ideal candidate has a demonstrated willingness to perform all aspects of District Attorney legal services and possesses the knowledge and skills to work independently and collaboratively on all assignments, including litigation matters. The ideal candidate has a proven track record of excellent customer service and is a team player, works respectfully, collaboratively and develops positive working relationships with colleagues, clients, staff and court personnel. In addition to the above, the ideal Deputy District Attorney II has a full range of experience prosecuting misdemeanor cases through jury trials to verdict.
We recognize your time is valuable, so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required Minimum Qualifications:   

Deputy District Attorney I:

  • Possession of Juris Doctor Degree. 
  • Current active membership in the State Bar of California.
 Deputy District Attorney II:
In addition to the above candidates must have:
  • One (1) year of progressively responsible experience as a Deputy District Attorney or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Candidates will be considered for the District Attorney level(s) for which they meet minimum qualifications.  

Special Requirements: The selected candidate must pass a background investigation as required for employment in a law enforcement agency. 


Applicants are encouraged to apply early. This recruitment may close at any time once a sufficient number of acceptable applications have been received. For first consideration, please apply by February 29, 2024

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Testing and Eligible List: Depending on the number of qualified applications received, the examination may consist of a highly qualified review, application screening, online assessment, written examination, oral examination, performance examination, or any combination to determine which candidates’ names will be placed on the eligible list.
The eligible list established from this recruitment will be used to fill the current vacancy and any future contingent hire (temporary) vacancies which may occur in this assignment while the list remains active. Eligible lists remain active for a minimum of six (6) months.

Disaster Service Workers:

All County of Marin employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.