Job Openings

Deputy District Attorney - Wyandotte County

BRIEF JOB DESCRIPTION: Responsible for assisting the District Attorney in managing the daily operations of the District Attorney’s Office, handling the highest level cases, supervising attorney’s and support staff, monitoring the flow of paperwork. Supervises staff to include: prioritizing and assigning work; handling personnel issues; ensuring staff are trained; providing guidance to attorneys; interpreting laws and regulations; preparing and reviewing legal documents; interpreting and enforcing policies; and, making recommendations on hiring, termination and disciplinary actions; coordinates activities with other offices, departments and agencies and performs public relations activities; reviews and approves incoming and outgoing work such as pleas and diversions; performs other duties of a similar nature or level.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Seven years of progressively responsible supervisory, criminal, civil, juvenile offender, and/or child in need of care legal practices, or a related work experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above. Experience with handling high level cases highly desired. Good communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisors, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction. Membership in the Kansas State Bar and License to practice law in the State of Kansas required. Knowledge of Federal, State and local laws and regulations, Constitutional and/or Criminal law; court procedures and etiquette as well as sentencing guidelines.

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-Posted 6/11/18
Legal Assistant II - Franklin County

Position Summary:

Under the supervision of the Office Manager, the Legal Assistant II is the most advanced position in the Legal Assistant series of positions. Employees at this level perform the most complex legal assistant duties of the assigned department and may be responsible for the direction of specific phases of the assigned department’s operations. This position requires the need to exercise independent judgment and initiative within the areas of established policy. The Legal Assistant II assignments involve considerable skill in computer operation and other office equipment as well as considerable skill in interacting with other departments and the public. This position requires thorough understanding of the laws, rules, regulations, etc. of the assigned department.  Work is performed with limited or infrequent direct supervision from the designated supervisory personnel of the assigned department.  The employee in this position will be assigned work according to subject matter, e.g. juvenile cases, adult cases, etc. and will be responsible for preparing and maintaining files, including all related documentation, associated with his/her assigned case load.  The case load can be reassigned and/or changed, depending on the type/volume of cases referred to the office.  The employee must be able to multi-task and perform under high-stress conditions.


Franklin County participates in the Kansas Public Employees Retirement System (KPERS & KP&F).


How to Apply:    Complete On-Line Application at www.HRePartners.com.

Base Rate:         $16.51 per hour depending on qualifications

Date Opened:    Friday, June 1, 2018

Date to Close:   Sunday, June 17, 2018

Hours:       8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Friday.  Some Overtime may be required.

Questions regarding this job announcement shall be directed to the Human Resources Department at 785-229-3444 or via e-mail at humanresources@franklincoks.org.


Additional Information:

Associate's degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school OR two to three years related experience and/or training OR equivalent combination of education and experience required. Valid driver’s license required.

Maintain confidentiality and security of records, communications, information, etc. required. Enters/Updates Calendar bond dates on DUIs, requests prior driving records and/or conviction information, and gets to attorney for review; requests any jail credit and prepares journal entries, and maintains interoffice case management system (FullCase) required. Work independently, without direction, ability to prioritize own work, schedule and perform assigned tasks, maintain complex file systems, perform moderately complex mathematic calculations accurately, and understand and follow oral and written instructions accurately required. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, other employees, court personnel, outside agencies, officials and the public required. Employee is expected to have acquired the necessary skills and knowledge to perform at an acceptable level within six months of being awarded the position.


Franklin County conducts background checks and drug screenings on all potential candidates.

Anyone with a disability who needs a reasonable accommodation related to a selection process is requested to contact the Human Resources Department at 785-229-3444 at least two days prior to the scheduled test or interview. Duties listed on the job description are intended only as illustrations of the various types to work performed.  Omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.  The attached job description does not constitute an employment agreement and is subject to change as the County’s needs and requirements of the job change. The State of Kansas and Franklin County are At-Will Employment jurisdictions.

Franklin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer


-Posted 6/1/18
Legal Assistant I - Franklin County


Position Summary:

Under the supervision of the Office Manager, the Legal Assistant I will be assigned work according to subject matter, e.g. juvenile cases, adult cases, traffic cases etc. and will be responsible for preparing and maintaining files, including all related documentation associated with his/her assigned case load.  The caseload can be reassigned and/or changed, depending on the type/volume of cases referred to the office.  The employee is expected to be a self-starter; able to perform on his/her own; and complete assigned tasks with a minimal amount of supervision.  The employee must have knowledge of general office practices, possess strong typing and data-entry skills and must have the ability to recognize and use correct spelling, punctuation and grammar when typing correspondence.  The employee must have strong communication skills, and must be able to work with the public in a congenial manner.  The employee must be able to multi-task and perform under high-stress conditions.


Franklin County participates in the Kansas Public Employees Retirement System (KPERS & KP&F).


How to Apply:  Complete On-Line Application at www.HRePartners.com.

Base Rate:         $13.68 per hour depending on qualifications

Date Opened:    Friday, June 1, 2018

Date to Close:   Sunday, June 17, 2018

Hours:       8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Friday, Some Overtime may be required.

Questions regarding this job announcement shall be directed to the Human Resources Department at 785-229-3444 or via e-mail at humanresources@franklincoks.org.


Additional Information:

Associate's degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school OR one year to two years related experience and/or training required.  Valid driver's license required. Maintain confidentiality and security of records, communications, information, etc. required. Monitors diversions, including payments, proof of counseling, community service, etc. and testifies in court as to violations of those terms of diversion in specific cases required.Prepares affidavits or other documents such as legal correspondence, and organizes and maintains documents in paper or electronic filing system; prepares motions to continue, motions to revoke probation, and motions to resume prosecution; prepares subpoenas and court notices for witnesses and victims in cases required. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, other employees, court personnel, outside agencies, officials and the public required.

Employee is expected to have acquired the necessary skills and knowledge to perform at an acceptable level within six months of being awarded the position.


Franklin County conducts background checks and drug screenings on all potential candidates.

Anyone with a disability who needs a reasonable accommodation related to a selection process is requested to contact the Human Resources Department at 785-229-3444 at least two days prior to the scheduled test or interview.

Duties listed on the job description are intended only as illustrations of the various types to work performed.  Omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.  The attached job description does not constitute an employment agreement and is subject to change as the County’s needs and requirements of the job change. The State of Kansas and Franklin County are At-Will Employment jurisdictions. Franklin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer


-Posted 6/1/18


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