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Employment Opportunity Assistant Public Defender
The Gooding County Public Defender's Office is seeking a full-time Assistant Public Defender. This
position is for the performance of professional legal work representing indigent adults and
juveniles. A successful applicant will primarily provide misdemeanor-level criminal defense with
opportunities to handle other levels of public defense cases. Duties including pretrial and trial
preparation; litigating all aspects of the case through disposition at the trial court level;
relevant motion practice; and appearing at regularly scheduled court hearings. A successful
candidate must be licensed to practice law in the State of Idaho and have a strong work ethic,
positive attitude, and ability to work respectfully and collaboratively in a team environment.
Annual salary is $60,000-$65,000 DOE with county benefits including health insurance and PERSI
retirement. This position is contingent on funding and is to be funded on a year to year by grant.
Interested candidates will need to submit a resume with a Gooding County application form (Search:
"application for employment" at (www.goodingcounty.org). The position is available immediately and
applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications and resumes can be
delivered or mailed to 125 5ᵗʰ Ave. W. Gooding, ID 83330 or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Assistant Public Defender Job description