County of Tulare

JOB TITLE: Prosecutor/Attorney
AGENCY: County of Tulare
LOCATION: Visalia, California
FILING DEADLINE:  Open until Filled
SALARY RANGE: $73,715 – $133,427 Annually DOQ/DOE

The District Attorney's Office

The District Attorney’s Office is a fast-paced and exciting environment and is structured to provide outstanding career growth opportunities with a strong commitment to ethical criminal prosecution and quality service to victims of crime. When fully staffed, there are sixty-nine attorneys that carry out the core function of prosecution supported by 207 team members composed of investigators, administrative assistants, victim/witness service specialists, support staff, witness coordinators, fiscal staff and interns. The Office of the District Attorney serves 26 cities, townships, and districts in the county with offices in Visalia and Porterville. To learn more, go to:

The Position
The County is seeking qualified attorneys at all levels to perform professional legal work in the prosecution of criminal cases. Responsibilities include evaluating investigative reports; filing criminal cases; preparing pleadings, briefs, and points and authorities, as well as conducting legal research; examining and evaluating evidence; prosecuting cases in the courts and assisting less experienced attorneys in all phases of legal work or more complex cases.

The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidates will have solid analytical skills, be dynamic, enthusiastic, and highly motivated. Excellent written and verbal communication as well as listening and interpersonal skills are necessary to work in this collegial and team-oriented environment. The successful candidates will enjoy working in a collaborative environment and have the flexibility to adapt to changing priorities, and will be highly motivated in seeking justice for victims of crime in the local community.

The County of Tulare’s District Attorney’s Office provides a culture where attorneys are given a high amount of responsibility and will have the opportunity to have a real impact and argue on jury trials in court quickly and often, as well as have exposure to high visibility cases in the earlier stage of their tenure; all of which can translate to rapid career advancement.

Key attributes and characteristics
  • Confident, honest, and has high integrity.
  • Engender trust and credibility with peers and stakeholders.
  • A relationship builder with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to multi-task and work on multiple and varied projects and cases.
  • Possess a positive presence and value public service.

The Community
Centrally located within the State of California, Tulare County is situated in a delightful and geographically diverse region. The County includes an area of 4,863 square miles. Mountain peaks of the Sierra Nevada range rise to more than 14,000 feet in its Eastern half. Meanwhile, the extensively cultivated and very fertile valley floor in the Western half, has allowed Tulare County to become the top producer of agricultural commodities in the United States. In addition to substantial packing/shipping operations, light and medium manufacturing plants are increasing in number and are becoming an important factor in the County’s total economic picture. The County has a growing population of 479,112. The Eastern half of the County is comprised primarily of public lands within the Sequoia National Park, National Forest, and the Mineral King, Golden Trout, and Domeland Wilderness areas. Opportunities for all-season outdoor recreation include hiking, water and snow skiing, fishing, and boating.

For more details about this opportunity, please visit the job brochure at:   

To be considered, please submit a resume, cover letter, and four work related references (who will not be contacted in the early stages of the recruitment) at:   

For additional information, please contact:
Frank Rojas at: (510) 495-0448 or Email:
Carlo Zabala at: (510) 342-3233 or Email: