|CITY PROSECUTOR II|
|Performs professional and administrative legal work prosecuting violations of the Orlando City Code in County Court. Responsibilities include prosecution of all municipal ordinance violations, including administrative/technical codes, and State law misdemeanors in County Court, supervision of professional and clerical staff, developing and coordinating office policy, drafting and reviewing new City ordinances, and instructing trial techniques/City Code to Orlando Police Department recruits and Police Academy students. Work is performed under the general supervision of the City Attorney and is reviewed for results obtained through reports and conferences.|
|Appears daily in County Court on arraignments, motions, pre?trials, pleas and trials; handles appeals to Circuit Court, State and Federal Appellate Courts, and performs all necessary research.
Reviews arrest/criminal investigation reports and citizen complaints and determines necessity for filing charges.
Consults with City Attorneys representing other municipalities, law enforcement agencies, City, State and County officials, defense attorneys, and the general public, regarding inquiries/interpretation of City Code.
Develops and coordinates office policy; supervises professional and clerical staff; interviews, recommends hire, handles disciplinary actions and terminations; evaluates performance and recommends merit pay increases.
Assists Orlando Police Department and Metropolitan Bureau of Investigation in tactical operations to eliminate City Code violations; reviews strategy, briefs officers involved, provides legal advice.
Provides instruction to Police Academy students and recruits on trial techniques and City Codes; provides legal advice/assistance to other City Departments and Boards in regulation/disposition of violations of City Code.
Drafts and reviews new City ordinances; assists City officials and attorneys on proposed amendments to City Code.
Performs related work as required to ensure accomplishment of goals and objectives of the Office of Legal Affairs.
|Thorough knowledge of City of Orlando Codes, ordinances and charter provisions and of state, federal and constitutional law.
Extensive knowledge of principles, methods, materials and practices of legal research.
Knowledge of judicial procedures and rules of evidence.
Knowledge of established precedents and sources of legal reference applicable to municipal activities.
Ability to prepare and try criminal cases.
Ability to analyze and to draft legal documents, proposed legislation and legal opinions.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with government officials, court officials, employees, and the general public.
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing.
|Bachelor's Degree and Law Degree (J.D. OR LL.B) from approved/accredited law school. One (1) year experience in criminal law as a prosecutor or defense attorney. Membership in the Florida Bar required.Membership in the Florida Bar required.|