Innocence Commission job posting Raleigh NC


JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT

Website: www.nccourts.org/

  Position: INN COMM INVESTIGATOR
Working Title: INN COMMISSION STAFF ATTORNEY
Vacancy Number: 2061-1450-4590-601
Salary Grade: FR
Department: JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT
Division: INNOCENCE CLAIM REVIEW COMMISSION
Type of Appointment: Time-Limited Full-Time
Location: RALEIGH
Posting Date: 10/28/2009
Closing Date: 11/10/2009
Number of Positions: 2

Description of Work

THE NORTH CAROLINA INNOCENCE INQUIRY COMMISSION SEEKS A QUALIFIED
STAFF ATTORNEY TO INVESTIGATE AND EVALUATE POST-CONVICTION CLAIMS OF
ACTUAL INNOCENCE. PRIMARY DUTIES WILL BE DRAFTING MOTIONS, EVIDENCE
SEARCHES, EVIDENCE TRANSPORTATION, INVESTIGATION, INTERVIEWS, LEGAL
RESEARCH, AND CASE PRESENTATION. STAFF ATTORNEYS HAVE FREQUENT
CONTACT WITH OTHER STATE AGENCIES, INCLUDING ALL LAW ENFORCEMENT
AGENCIES, PROSECUTING AUTHORITIES, AND CLERK’S OFFICES. POSITION IS
FULL TIME WITH BENEFITS AND IS FUNDED THROUGH AN 18-MONTH FEDERAL
GRANT AND FUNDING IS FROM 1/1/10 – 7/1/11. THE FEDERAL GRANT COULD BE
RENEWED AT THE END OF THE TERM, BUT IS NOT GUARANTEED. THE GRANT IS
SPECIFICALLY DESIGNATED FOR WORK WITH DNA CASES ONLY. WORK WILL
INVOLVE EXTENSIVE TRAVEL WITHIN THE STATE OF NC AND SOME OUT-OF-STATE
TRAVEL. FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE NC INNOCENCE INQUIRY
COMMISSION, PLEASE SEE: WWW.INNOCENCECOMMISSION-NC.GOV.

**SALARY WILL BE BASED ON EXPERIENCE**

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

APPLICANTS MUST HAVE FAMILIARITY WITH NORTH CAROLINA CRIMINAL LAW AND
PROCEDURES AS WELL AS THE INVESTIGATIVE AND DISCOVERY PROVISIONS OF
BOTH CRIMINAL AND CIVIL PROCEDURE. SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE MUST BE A
HIGHLY PROFESSIONAL, SELF-MOTIVATED INDIVIDUAL WITH EXCELLENT
ORGANIZATIONAL AND PEOPLE SKILLS. APPLICANTS WITH PRIOR CRIMINAL LAW,
INVESTIGATION, OR DNA CASE EXPERIENCE WILL BE GIVEN SPECIAL
CONSIDERATION. APPLICANTS SHOULD BE ABLE TO WORK INDEPENDENTLY AND IN
A TEAM SETTING. APPLICANTS MUST HAVE EXCELLENT WRITTEN AND ORAL
COMMUNICATION SKILLS AND BE ABLE TO ANALYZE AND COMPREHEND VOLUMINOUS
AMOUNTS OF INFORMATION AND IDENTIFY MINUTE OR OVERLOOKED DETAILS.
REQUIRES CONSIDERABLE TRAVEL, BOTH IN AND OUT OF NORTH CAROLINA (A
STATE OWNED VEHICLE IS AVAILABLE).

Training and Experience Requirements

APPLICANTS MUST HAVE A JURIS DOCTORATE DEGREE WITH A LICENSE TO
PRACTICE LAW IN NORTH CAROLINA AND TWO YEARS OF LEGAL EXPERIENCE
WITH CONCENTRATION IN CRIMINAL LAW.


HOW TO APPLY: SUBMIT A JUDICIAL BRANCH EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION (AOC-A-1
33), RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO CONTACT PERSON. SEE: WWW.NCCOURTS.ORG
FOR APPLICATIONS. APPLICANTS FOR EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES WITH THE
JUDICIAL BRANCH OF GOVERNMENT MAY BE SUBJECT TO CRIMINAL AND/OR SEX
OFFENDER REGISTRY BACKGROUND SEARCHES AS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT.

APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 5:00PM ON CLOSING DATE

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

How to Apply:

You must complete a Judicial Branch Application for Employment (AOC 133) to be considered for this position. Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Contact Person: NC INN INQUIRY COMM
Contact Agency: JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT
Contact Address: ADMIN. OFF. OF THE COURTS
  P.O. BOX 2448
  RALEIGH, NC  27602-0000
Contact Phone: 000-000-0000 Ext: 00000
   
Contact Fax: 000-000-0000
   

The vacancy system is provided by the Office of State Personnel.
Individual vacancy information is provided by each agency/university.

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