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Sexual Assault Prosecutor

Company: Alaska Department of Law
Location: Anchorage
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Office of Special Prosecutions - Full-Time; Anchorage We welcome you to join us as a sex crimes prosecutor at the Office of Special Prosecutions. This position offers a unique opportunity for a highly specialized caseload in a challenging and rewarding area of prosecution. The caseload consists of sexual assault and sexual abuse of a minor cases and you will serve as an expert on the topic. In addition to prosecuting cases in any location in the state, you will also provide advice and assistance to law enforcement agencies and mentor other prosecutors. The expertise you will share includes:

  • a victim-centered approach
  • obtaining search warrants
  • effective seizure of evidence
  • presenting scientific evidence at trial You may also serve on multidisciplinary teams developing guidelines and suggestions designed to increase successful investigation and prosecution of perpetrators while minimizing trauma to victims. This position requires you to be familiar with Alaska's criminal justice system and laws, have extensive trial experience, a history of handling complex criminal prosecutions, and a demonstrated commitment to working with victims of sexual assault and sexual abuse. Some travel within the region is required, including for trials that may last several weeks. Salary is determined by the legal background and experience of the selected candidate. Regular salary increases are provided every 1-2 years. A comprehensive state benefits package is provided, including health, dental, vision and life insurance; a retirement account in which the state matches pre-tax contributions of up to 5% of your gross eligible salary; a generous Supplemental Benefits System in which the state provides a 6.13% match of your gross pay (this system takes the place of social security for State of Alaska employees); options for deferred compensation; 21 days of personal leave for new employees, which increases over time and includes cash-in options; and some assistance with moving expenses. Application Instructions Candidates who are interested in applying for this position should submit a resume that includes a complete history of education and professional work experience and identifies at least three professional employment references. Other items that should be included are a legal writing sample and a cover letter that specifies which position the applicant is applying for. If applying for multiple positions, the cover letter should specify which of the positions the applicant wishes to be considered for, but only one set of application materials is necessary. Department of Law
    Criminal Division Central Office
    P.O. Box 110300
    Juneau, AK 99811-0300 The Department of Law is an equal opportunity employer and complies with Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Applicants needing accommodation to apply may contact Relay Alaska at (800) 770-8973 or the Criminal Division Central Office at (907) 465-3600. All interested and qualified applicants will be considered, but not every applicant will be interviewed. A preference will be given to applicants with the ability to fluently speak another language that is commonly used in the geographic locations related to this position. Want the latest attorney opportunities
    delivered straight to your inbox? The Attorney General and Department of Law staff may not provide legal advice to private citizens or organizations. Please contact an attorney if you need legal advice. The Alaska Lawyer Referral Service or your local bar association may be able to assist you in locating a lawyer.

Keywords: Alaska Department of Law, Anchorage , Sexual Assault Prosecutor, Other , Anchorage, Alaska

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