Prosecutor/Assistant City Attorney at the City of Fife


invites applications for the position of:  Prosecutor / Assistant City Attorney

SALARY:                        $84,113.40 – $115,242.72 Annually

OPENING DATE:                10/08/18

CLOSING DATE:                10/22/18 11:59 PM


The Prosecutor/Assistant City Attorney is responsible for all aspects of prosecution in the Fife Municipal Court, including, but not limited to civil and traffic infractions, misdemeanor and gross misdemeanor offenses, and appeals, and assists in civil litigation and other legal matters as assigned by the City Attorney. This position is responsible for assisting the City Attorney in the performance of a wide variety of professional legal duties, both criminal and civil. The position helps develop and implement community prosecution initiatives and has a great deal of contact with City staff, Police Department personnel, elected officials, community members, victims, attorneys and the Court. The person in this position is expected to exercise sound professional judgment and conduct throughout the performance of his or her duties.


A combination of the experience, education, and training listed below which provides an equivalent background to perform the work of this position. Graduation from an accredited school of law with a Juris Doctorate or equivalent degree and two (2) years of experience in the field of Criminal Law as a prosecutor or defense attorney with one (1) year of trial experience or a combination of education, experience, and training that indicates the ability to successfully perform the essential functions of the position. Possession of and the ability to maintain license with the Washington State Bar Association.


Applications for Position #2018-00030 Prosecutor/Assistant City Attorney may be filed on-line at under the Employment tab.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

5411 23rd Street E
Fife, WA 98424
(253) 896-8609

Position #2018-00030



Heather LigtenbergProsecutor/Assistant City Attorney at the City of Fife