City of North Las Vegas

Deputy City Attorney I - Criminal

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March 25, 2024 Attorney Criminal Law

Job Description

Serve your community. Make a difference. Grow your career.  MEANINGFUL WORK awaits you here at the City of North Las Vegas. We serve one of the largest culturally diverse cities in the nation and our community continues to grow! If you value Accountability, Communication, and Teamwork then you are just the person we are looking for! 

A Deputy City Attorney I - Criminal is an essential member of our team, we invite you to apply and help contribute to CNLV’S growing success! Please thoroughly review the information and selection process outlined below this announcement.


  • Submit a Complete Application – For your application to be considered, you MUST fully complete an online application by providing sufficient information to demonstrate how you meet the minimum and any preferred qualifications, attach any documents as necessary, and answer ALL questions. Select “Apply for Job” at the top of this announcement and click “SUBMIT” at the end of your application.
  • Pay Considerations – The salary range for the position is $81,196.77 – $131,143.85. Starting salary is dependent on education, qualifications, and experience.
  • Work Schedule – This position is scheduled to work 4 days per week, 9 hours per day (36 hour work week), Monday through Thursday, 7:00am to 5:00pm.
  • Environment – Light Work: Exerting up to 25 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Must be able to lift a minimum of 15* pounds unassisted. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of force greater than that for Sedentary Work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for light work.

Under general direction is responsible for representing the City on all matters heard in, and appealed from, the North Las Vegas Municipal Court, and assisting the Chief Deputy Attorney.

The full job description can be found here: Deputy City Attorney I -Criminal

Check out some of our benefits here: CNLV Benefits Flyer

Education and Experience

  •  Juris Doctorate or equivalent (undergraduate degree and LLB) from an accredited law school.
  • Certificate of admission to the State Bar of Nevada at time of application.

Licenses and Certifications

  •  Must possess a valid state driver’s license with the ability to maintain satisfactory motor record and obtain an appropriate Nevada state driver’s license within required time frame.


  1. Complete Online Application - Interested candidates MUST submit a completed application through the City’s application system. Evaluation of meeting requirements will be made solely on information provided on the application and any required attachments.
  2. The selection process will begin with a screening of the application/resume - The best qualified candidates will be invited to participate in the assessment process. The selection process will include (dates to be determined).
  3. Oral Board Interview - (Weighted 100%):  Dates to be determined.
  4. Pre-Employment Screening – Selected candidates for this position are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes but is not limited to local & state criminal history check; federal criminal history checks via submission of fingerprints; and drug screening. *IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Background check processing may take 2 to 3 months to complete
  5. Selection/Offers

The selection process may include any combination of written, performance, and oral assessments to evaluate job-related education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities. The City reserves the right to modify selection devices and test instruments in accordance with accepted legal, ethical, and professional standards. The City will provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. It is the responsibility of the candidate requiring accommodation to contact the Human Resources Department (preferably in writing) at the time of application.

For questions about this position or the selection process, please contact:
Ralonda Green, Talent Acquisition Partner

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