Felony Prosecutor

CRIMINAL DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE: The Victoria County Criminal District Attorney’s Office is seeking a felony prosecutor.  Responsibilities will include all aspects of felony prosecution including: intake, negotiations, criminal motions practice, witness preparation, victim interaction, law enforcement interaction, trial preparation, and bench & jury trial. The salary is $80,000 – 90,000 per year, depending on experience.

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: A prosecutor’s job is primarily indoors, consisting of office activity or courtroom activity. Case investigation/trial preparation can require some outside activity such as inspecting crime scenes and interviewing witnesses. There is significant contact with the public, crime victims, witnesses, law enforcement, and courthouse personnel.

Qualifications:

Minimum: Applicant must be a Law school graduate, and a member of the State Bar of Texas and in good standing. Applicant should possess criminal trial experience.  

Knowledge: Applicants must be familiar with the following Texas laws: Code of Criminal Procedure, Penal Code, Transportation Code (as relates to justification for detention and possible search), Health & Safety Code Chapters 481-485, Local Government Code Chap 87, Government Code § 44.335 and Family Code Chapters 51-61 and Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct (particularly 3.01, 3.03, 3.04, 3.09 & 4.01).

Character Traits: Applicants’ personal and professional integrity must be beyond reproach.  Applicants must be capable of analytical thinking, good judgments and decisive action, effective  oral and written communication, and able to work in a team or alone. Strong interpersonal skills are a must.

To be considered, interested candidates must submit a current resume (with at least three references) and a cover letter to:

Ernest H. Guterrez Jr.,                    

V.C.C.D.A./Office Manager

205 N. Bridge St., Ste. 301

Victoria, Texas 77901

[email protected]