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Borough of Keyport, NJ

Job Opportunity

Title: Municipal Prosecutor

Issue Date: 8/24/18                                             Closing Date: 8/31/18

Jurisdiction: Keyport                                            Salary: $10,000 - 25,000

Number of Positions: 1                                       Workweek: Part Time TBD

MUNICIPAL PROSECUTOR

DEFINITION

Under direction, prosecutes violations of criminal and motor vehicle statutes on behalf of the State and, in addition, prosecutes violations of municipal ordinances in behalf of the municipality; does related work as required.

NOTE

The examples of work for this title are for illustrative purposes only. A particular position using this title may not perform all duties listed in this job specification. Conversely, all duties performed on the job may not be listed.

EXAMPLES OF WORK

Prosecutes contested motor vehicle cases.

Prosecutes violations of municipal ordinances such as disorderly person’s charges.

Prosecutes contested dog bite cases.

Prosecutes violations, of the municipal plumbing, health, electrical and building codes.

Prosecutes indictable criminal charges such as the passing of bad checks over two hundred dollars in value.

Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office or related units.

REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION:

Admission to practice as an Attorney-at-Law in the State of New Jersey.

EXPERIENCE:

Five (5) years of experience as an Attorney-at-Law.

LICENSE:

Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform essential duties of the position.

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge of state statutes and municipal ordinances and their application to specific cases.

Knowledge of the problems involved in interpreting legal documents and in preparing answers, stipulations, briefs, transcripts of records, and decrees and of the preparation of memoranda relating to the law and suitable answers.

Ability to interpret existing laws and ordinances.

Ability to plan and put into operation the necessary legal steps on behalf of the municipality in litigated cases.

Ability to prepare answers, stipulations, briefs and decrees; to confer with members of the bar and with other persons interested in or concerned with the work of the municipality.

Ability to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording information systems used by the agency, office or related units.

Ability to read, write, speak, understand, or communicate in English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position. American Sign Language or braille may also be considered as acceptable forms of communication.

Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as long as they can perform the essential functions of the job after reasonable accommodation is made to their known limitations. If the accommodation cannot be made because it would cause the employer undue hardship, such persons may not be eligible.

Additional Information:

The Borough of Keyport is an equal opportunity employer. Interested applicants should file a letter of interest and resume detailing related experience with Stephen J. Gallo, Borough Administrator at sgallo@keyportonline.com by Friday, August 31, 2018