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A career with the Summit County Prosecutor’s Office provides a positive work-life blend, individual development within a team atmosphere, extensive training opportunities, and a work culture that values diversity and inclusion. Summit County is the fourth largest county in the State of Ohio and provides a unique opportunity to challenge yourself professionally while providing numerous opportunities for career growth.

Applicants must have a strong work ethic, excellent communication skills, and a willingness to learn.

Compensation for these positions will be commensurate with candidate’s experience and skill set and includes federal student loan forgiveness options as well as full county and OPERS benefits. We are currently accepting applications for all positions listed below.

Elliot Kolkovich,

Summit County Prosecutor


 

Current Openings as of June 28, 2024

 

Domestic Violence Prosecutor – Criminal Felony Division

This position reviews, prepares and presents all felony domestic violence and related cases to the grand jury and assigns these cases to the appropriate courtroom prosecutors, while maintaining a docket of domestic violence cases.  The domestic violence prosecutor handles court appearances, motion hearings, and jury trials while also assisting other prosecutors in the prosecution of domestic violence cases sitting second chair on trials as needed. The Domestic Violence prosecutor works closely with law enforcement, advocates and victims.  The Domestic Violence prosecutor provides training to prosecutors, law enforcement, and community stakeholders in the investigation and prosecution of crimes of domestic and sexual violence. In addition, the Domestic Violence Prosecutor is responsible for maintaining detailed records relating to the prosecution of domestic violence cases as required for grant reporting purposes, submitting grant progress reports, and assisting the office in reapplying for grant funding. The Domestic Violence Prosecutor will collaborate with grant partners in maintaining statistics and ensuring that grant goals are attained. 

Candidates must be licensed to practice law in Ohio, be detail-oriented, committed to grant reporting, and have a strong interest in prosecuting family violence cases.   For more information on this position and to apply please send applications to Heaven R DiMartino dimartino@prosecutor.summitoh.net

Prosecutor –Supervisor Juvenile Delinquency Division

The Supervisor of the Juvenile Delinquency Division supervises six assistant prosecutors in the delinquency division, who prepare and present unruly and delinquency cases to be tried in juvenile court; research and prepare briefs and opinions; negotiate resolutions to cases; and prepare a variety of legal documents. The Supervisor assigns cases to the Delinquency Prosecution team and oversees prosecution of all delinquency cases, which includes assigning and monitoring cases, assigning prosecutors to specialty dockets, and managing walk-ins. The Supervisor is responsible for administrative tasks such as approving time off and providing ongoing training to assistant prosecutors in the delinquency division in preparing for trial, managing plea negotiations, engaging in discovery, and working with victims and law enforcement. The Supervisor, along with the assigned prosecutors, handles bindover cases before the Judge and collaborates with the adult felony division on cases involving juveniles who are bound over. The Supervisor of the Delinquency Division may supervise law clerks and interns and engage in outreach aimed at preventing juvenile crime, including gun violence, sexual assault, sexting, bullying, and drug abuse. The Supervisor attends monthly administrative meetings, monthly in-service training, and is encouraged to attend weekly criminal division supervisor meetings.

Candidates must be licensed to practice law in Ohio and be able to provide effective training to assistant prosecutors. For more information on this position and to apply please send applications to Heaven R DiMartino dimartino@prosecutor.summitoh.net

 

Prosecutor – Child Protection Unit

Under general direction, prepares and presents cases in court on behalf of Summit County Children Services; advocates for the safety and welfare of abused/neglected/dependent children; maintains a working knowledge of the law; collaborates with Summit County Children Services in-house legal counsel; negotiates resolutions to cases. Candidates must be Licensed to practice law in Ohio. For more information on this position and to apply please go to https://rb.gy/bf6kyn

 

Prosecutor – Juvenile Delinquency Division

This position prepares and presents unruly and delinquency cases to be tried in juvenile court; researches and prepares briefs and opinions; negotiates resolutions to cases; prepares a variety of legal documents; may supervise law clerks/interns and maintains a working knowledge of the law. Candidates must be Licensed to practice law in Ohio. For more information on this position and to apply please go to https://rb.gy/bf6kyn

 

Prosecutor – Civil Division

The Civil Division represents Summit County boards, commissions, elected officials, officers, employees, agencies, and townships in various civil proceedings, including but not limited to litigation and transactional matters in administrative agencies, and state and federal courts. The candidate must have a firm foundation in legal research and writing, and excellent time-management skills. You will be responsible for researching and advising on federal, state and county laws. In addition, as the legal advisor for Summit County, you will be providing counsel on our home rule charter.  Candidates must be Licensed to practice law in Ohio and be eligible practice law before the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio. For more information on this position and to apply please go to https://rb.gy/bf6kyn

 

Supervising Prosecutor – Child Support Division

This position will supervise the legal division of the Summit County Child Support Enforcement Agency. This division includes a staff of 16 individuals consisting of assistant prosecutors, legal secretaries, support staff, investigators, and a victim advocate. Applicants must have a strong work ethic, excellent communication skills, and a willingness to learn. Applicant should have 5-10 years’ experience in child support or family law with experience supervising attorneys and other support staff. Compensation for this position will be between $83,000 and $100,000 depending on experience and includes federal student loan forgiveness options as well as full county and OPERS benefits. For more information on this position and to apply please go to  https://tinyurl.com/2fejyvup

 

Prosecutor – Child Support Division

This position represents the State of Ohio in child support matters before the Domestic Relations Court, Juvenile Court, Court of Common Pleas, and Probate Court by fighting for support of children. The attorney prepares and presents cases in court and provides legal advice on administrative processes; researches and prepares briefs and opinions; negotiates resolutions to cases; prepares a variety of legal documents; maintains a working knowledge of the law. Presents and argues court cases for agency including civil contempt hearings, criminal non-support hearings, probation violation hearings, paternity pre-trials and trials, and hearings on motions for child support establishment.  Candidates must be Licensed to practice law in Ohio and admitted to practice law before the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio. For more information on this position and to apply please go to  https://tinyurl.com/2tftt5ec

 

Intake Specialist

This position is a part of our bargaining unit. An Intake Specialist will interpret various court orders, case referrals, incoming petitions, applications for services and other documents that apply to CSEA services. They will establish new cases in the CSEA computer system through data entry, procedures, assess services as needed, and refer cases to other CSEA personnel. They will update demographics on existing cases, reassess for continuing services needed and forward to appropriate personnel for action. Establish cases upon need or request by other Agency personnel for collection of improper payments, paternity determination, and other processes. Investigate incomplete documents or those of unknown applicability for CSEA purposes through contacting clients, attorneys, and other State Agencies. For more information on this position and to apply, please go to https://tinyurl.com/y2uabdc8

 

Child Support Specialist II

The Child Support Specialist II performs child support services, which include absent parent location, paternity and support establishment, enforcement of medical and/or support orders and review and adjustment of established support orders. The candidate must employ effective communication skills, both written and verbal, whether in-person, on the telephone or electronically. This position involves assisting customers with the completion of forms and documents via the telephone and web portal. The Child Support Specialist II assists clients in understanding available services, processes, and procedures; answer client questions; addressing specific case related problems. The Child Support Specialist II prepares information for presentation in court and/or administrative hearings and appears at said hearings on behalf of the agency. This position requires the ability to multi-task.

This position requires at least the completion of high school, however, a Bachelor's degree is preferred. An Associate degree in court systems or related discipline may be considered with experience. It is preferred that the candidate have 3-5 years of child support case management experience, however consideration will be given to equivalent combinations of training and experience. This position requires expansive knowledge of the Child Support program, with additional knowledge of programs including IV-A (TANF), Medicaid, and IV-E to manage and enforce child support cases in accordance with federal, state, and local laws and procedures using applicable programs and policies. Letter of interest and resume should be forwarded to Caitlin Croft, Director of Administration HR at caitlin.croft@jfs.ohio.gov.

 

Senior Child Support Specialist

Under general supervision of the Child Support Supervisor, provides child support and customer service to the public while serving as the lead Child Support Specialist within the team. This position provides technical assistance to Child Support Specialist I and II to determine appropriate course of action for establishment, enforcement, and administrative review, as well as assisting with fiscal procedures,  assists in training of new case managers assigned to the team, prepares and/or reviews cases for court and/or administrative hearings, reviews referrals to the legal division for establishment or enforcement to assure investigation and documentation are complete, performs all child support services and explains them to clients, appears at court or administrative hearings on behalf of CSEA, receives calls and/or complaints in person.  Must be able to resolve problems for clients and staff members on team.  This position will serve as temporary backup in the Supervisor’s absence.

This position requires the completion of a secondary education or 5-10 years working as a Child Support Specialist I or II.  Consideration will be given to any equivalent combinations of training and experience. For more information on this position please contact Caitlin Croft, Director of Administration at caitlin.croft@jfs.ohio.gov.

 

Investigator – Criminal Division

Under direction of the Chief Investigator, a Direct Indictment Investigator conducts independent research and investigation; provides office security; transports witnesses, serves subpoenas, and processes records, evidence, and related information for cases in preparation for Grand Jury. Candidates must have an active Ohio Peace Officers Training Academy certification or must be able obtain one within a reasonable amount of time after offer of employment. For more information on this position and to apply please go to https://tinyurl.com/bdehzs8z

 

Investigator – Child Support Division

Under direction from Investigator 2; conducts independent research and investigation; provides office security and systems; processes records, evidence, and related information for case preparation. Performs other related duties as required. Any combination of training and work experience which indicates possession of the skills, knowledge and abilities listed below. High school equivalent education, and possession of an Ohio Peace Officer's Training Certificate, plus six (6) years of proven experience of which four (4) years was served in law enforcement and two (2) years in investigative experience or equivalent. A valid State of Ohio driver's license is required. For more information on this position and to apply please go to https://tinyurl.com/5rpxrf2v

 


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