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POSITION: Kankakee County Assistant State’s Attorney
DESCRIPTION: Excellent professional opportunity to become an experienced litigator. Exposure to Traffic and Misdemeanor cases. Conduct bench trials as well as jury trials. Assist with mental health hearings and specialty treatment courts, including but not limited to Veterans Treatment Court and Drug Treatment Court. Other duties as assigned.
REQUIREMENTS: 1-5 years of legal experience. Experience as a prosecutor is a plus. Exceptional communication, research, and writing skills are essential. Must be a licensed attorney within the State of Illinois at time of application. Must be willing to meet county residency requirement within 12 months.
SALARY: Commensurate with experience and abilities. County Benefits include: major medical health insurance, life-insurance, deferred compensation, retirement benefits, paid holiday and vacations.
LOCATION: Kankakee County is located approx. 50 miles south of Chicago and offers affordable housing with a wide range of recreational resources.
DATE OF POSTING: September 19, 2019
DEADLINE TO APPLY: UNTIL POSITION IS FILLED
SEND COVER LETTER, RESUME, COPY OF ARDC CARD, AND 5 PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES TO:
Melody Vilt – Chief of Administration
Kankakee County State’s Attorney’s Office
450 E Court Street 3rd Floor
Kankakee, Il. 60901
Fax: (815) 936-5801
THE KANKAKEE COUNTY STATE’S ATTORNEY’S OFFICE AND THE
COUNTY OF KANKAKEE ARE EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERS