Deputy Public Defender I/ii/iii/iv/v

Kern County
Full Time $6,469 - $7,731 Per year CA 1315 Truxtun Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93301, United States
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Overview

Salary (paid bi-weekly): 
  • Level I: 

    $2,985.96 - $3,568.50

  • Level II: 

    $3,433.46 - $4,103.30

  • Level III: 

    $3,967.80 - $4,741.89

  • Level IV: 

    $4,916.89 - $5,876.14

  • Level V: 

    $5,514.53 - $6,590.37

Examination: 

Appraisal (Weight 100%)

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of training, education, experience, interest and personal fitness for the work based on any combination of the following: Investigation, oral exam and rating of application.



Applicants must attain at least a 70% score on each phase of the examination process.


Minimum Requirements/Employment Standards:

Applicant must be licensed by the California State Bar.

Level I:

Applicant must be licensed by the California State Bar.

Level II:

Applicants must be licensed by State Bar of California and have one (1) year of experience in the practice of law.

Level III:

Applicants must be licensed by the California State Bar and have two (2) years of experience as a practicing attorney in criminal and/or civil law.

Level IV:

Licensure by the California State Bar, and three (3) years of experience as a practicing attorney in criminal and/or civil law. 

Level V:

Licensure by the California State Bar, and seven (7) years of experience as a practicing attorney in criminal and/or civil law. 


All applicants

: must have the ability to travel to locations outside of the regular office to perform necessary legal services; have knowledge of the principles of law and their application, including criminal law; knowledge of trial procedure and the rules of evidence; knowledge of legal research methods; ability to present statements of fact, law and argument clearly and logically; ability to maintain effective working relationships with others; ability to evaluate people and to obtain information through interrogation.



Full Job Description For: Deputy Public Defender

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This position works within the Kern County Public Defender's Office. For more information about the department, please view their website 

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