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The Prosecuting Attorney's Office staff includes prosecutors, legal interns, diversion counselors, victim advocates, investigators and various support positions.


Attorney positions are posted on the Washington Association of Prosecuting Attorneys (WAPA) and Washington State Bar Association (WSBA) websites. Application materials should include a cover letter and résumé, which can be mailed or emailed to Shari Jensen, Administrator.

Position Opening

Civil Deputy Prosecuting Attorney: The Clark County Prosecuting Attorney has an opening for a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney in the Civil Division.  Duties of this position include providing legal advice to county departments and elected officials on a wide variety of issues, representing the county in complex negotiations and litigation, contract review and other duties as assigned.  Five years of prior civil experience, including civil jury trials in state or federal courts, is required.  The starting salary for this position is $89,160.  The successful candidate’s salary will be dependent on qualifications and related experience.  Applicants must be a member of the Washington State Bar Association, in good standing.  The successful candidate for this position will be subject to fingerprinting and a criminal history record check.  To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Shari Jensen, via email at Shari Jensen, Administrator or by regular mail to Shari Jensen, Clark County Prosecutor’s Office, P.O. Box 5000, Vancouver, WA 98666.  Applications sent via email will receive a confirmation of receipt within two business days.  If you do not receive a confirmation, please call Shari Jensen at 360-397-2261 ext. 4763 to ensure your materials were received.  Position will be open until filled.  Clark County is an equal opportunity employer.

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Legal interns are hired for 12 month assignments beginning in May/June. To be eligible for an internship, you must be a 3rd year law student and able to practice under Rule 9.

Intern applications are accepted beginning December 1 of each year. Application materials should include a cover letter and résumé, which can be mailed or emailed to Shari Jensen, Administrator.

All other vacancies

Recruitments for division counselors, victim advocates, investigators and support positions are handled through Clark County Human Resources.

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