Part time City Prosecutor
City of Lenexa - Lenexa, KS

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Who we are

The City of Lenexa, Kansas is a growing, dynamic and progressive city due in large measure to its commitment to quality growth as a "planned community" in partnership with its citizens. Lenexa has a diverse population of approximately 48,000, with a similar number of people coming into the city each day for work. Encompassing 34.40 square miles of land, Lenexa is located in the greater Kansas City metropolitan area, and was ranked 47 in Money Magazine’s 100 Best Places to Live in America; the only city in Kansas to make the list this year. City of Lenexa employees are dedicated to providing exceptional public service to the community. We value integrity, service, teamwork, dedication, vision and employees who care.

We are now accepting applications for a part-time City Prosecutor to join our team within the Legal department. The City Prosecutor is skilled in all aspects of municipal court prosecution, including criminal law and procedure, trial work, plea negotiations, sentencing recommendations. This position also will handle building code violations, legal research, writing motions and briefs, and advising city departments on related issues. The successful candidate must demonstrate good judgment and have excellent interpersonal communication skills.

QUALIFICATIONS : Must be an attorney licensed to practice law in Kansas, with preference given to applicants with two or more years’ experience in criminal prosecution and those without an active criminal defense practice. Previous experience in municipal law and/or litigation is also desirable.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for public service, possess initiative with a demonstrated ability to multi-task and prioritize a heavy workload, have a stable work history, demonstrate strong communication skills, and have a dynamic personality. This is a regular, part-time, exempt position involving approximately 25 hours per week; with required minimum hours of 8-5 Tuesdays, Wednesday evenings, and 8-12 Thursday mornings. The successful candidate must pass a pre-employment physical, drug screen and background investigation. Annual salary $35,000 DOQ.

To Apply: For best consideration apply immediately as applications will be accepted only until March 27, 2013. Apply on line and attach a cover letter and resume.