Assistant Public Defender
JOB TITLE: ASSISTANT PUBLIC DEFENDER
DEPARTMENT: NORTH HILL COUNTRY PUBLIC DEFENDER OFFICE (NHCPDO)
LOCATION: BLANCO, BURNET AND LLANO COUNTY
SALARY: $74,069 - $79,269
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:
This position requires a valid Texas State Bar License in good standing. This position requires knowledge of Texas law, and provides a full range of legal services to indigent defendants in the assigned felony, misdemeanor or juvenile cases in the assigned County. Document processing, and/or record keeping, and preparation and presentation of legal cases in jury and bench trials are necessary to fulfill this position. Position assists in the daily operation of the Public Defender’s Office.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:
Burnet County complies with all State and Federal laws re: non-discrimination against any person in job structuring, recruitment, examinations, election, appointment, placement, training, upward mobility, discipline, or any other aspect of personnel administration based upon race, age, religion, color, disability, national origin, sex, political affiliation or belief, genetics, or any other non-merit factor. Personnel decisions shall be made on the basis of occupational qualifications and jobrelated factors such as skill, knowledge, education, experience, and ability to perform specific jobs.
Each applicant is required to submit an application for employment with pertinent information regarding training and experience. Application forms may be obtained at website www.burnetcountytexas.org or between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. from the Human Resource Office, Burnet County Annex on the Square, 133 E. Jackson, Room 103, or at the Burnet County Courthouse, 220 S. Pierce Street. Completed applications will be accepted in the Human Resource Office until 5:00pm on Friday, October 29, 2021.