About the Position
The Office of the Legal Defender is searching for a motivated leader to play a vital role on the defense team through research and investigation into the backgrounds and mental health symptoms of our clients.
As the Mitigation Supervisor, you will work with attorneys to develop and present mitigating evidence in death penalty cases. You will also offer guidance and supervision to Capital Mitigation Specialists, Mitigation Specialists, and Client Services Assistants.
About the Office of the Legal Defender
The Office of the Legal Defender consists of attorneys and support staff helping to provide quality legal representation to indigent individuals assigned to us by the court, thus safeguarding the fundamental legal rights of each member of the community.
If you would like to seek just and equitable treatment for our clients, apply today, and join our team!
We recognize your time is valuable, so please apply if you meet the following required qualifications.
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The tasks listed are a representation and not an all-inclusive list of essential job tasks for this position.
The job requires the ability to work with traumatic subject matter (crime scenes, accidents, etc.) You will work in an environment with frequent interruptions, time pressures, high volumes of work, handling multiple, complicated, unscheduled, and frequently changing tasks, accuracy, decision making, concentration/vigilance, teamwork, working in close physical proximity with others, public contact, and overtime may be a common occurrence. You may be required to lift 15-25 pounds from floor to waist; 15 pounds waist to shoulder or shoulder to overhead; carry 15-25 pounds 100 feet or push/pull 100 pounds 1000 feet. Work requires travel to and from job-related locations during a scheduled workday, subject to County policies regarding the use of County vehicles and/or private vehicles used on County business.
The Maricopa County Human Resources Department reserves the right to admit to the selection process only those candidates considered to be the most highly qualified. Those selected will be assessed based on the evaluation of listed education and experience. The hiring authority will interview and select the successful candidate from a list provided by Human Resources.
All offers of employment made to new hires and rehires at Maricopa County are contingent upon successful completion of a post-offer, pre-employment thorough background investigation. A background investigation is conducted on a current employee who changes to a Safety Sensitive Position or one having the potential for serious adverse impact on the integrity or efficiency of the County. These requirements do not pertain to employees of elected officials who undergo background investigation processes administered through their respective offices.
Maricopa County is an EEO/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.