Closing Date: 9th June, 2023


General Description: Under the general supervision of the City Attorney, prepares and handles criminal prosecutions. Assists the City Attorney in civil matters for the City as assigned.

Recent law school graduates are encouraged to apply.

Minimum Requirements:
Graduation from an accredited law school with a JD degree.

Special Requirements:
Must be a member of the Utah Bar Association at the time of appointment.

Essential Duties:
  • Under direction of the City Attorney, performs criminal prosecution work; conducts legal research; handles appeals; appears in court, as necessary, to prosecute and dispose of criminal cases.
  • Screens possible criminal prosecutions from police.
  • Makes court appearances; prepares criminal cases for pre-trial and trial; prepares necessary pleadings.
  • Prepares ordinances.
  • Handles appeals to the State District and Appellate courts.
  • As directed by the City Attorney, performs civil legal work.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

  • Pension through Utah Retirement System
  • Medical, dental, vision, life insurance
  • Vacation - 20 days/yr; sick leave - 12 days/yr; 14 paid holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement

A complete list of essential duties and minimum qualifications can be viewed on the job description which can be found here (

Note: In the interest of workplace and public safety, all offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a chemical screen for the purpose of detecting the presence of alcohol and/or controlled substances in the body. A background check is conducted if the candidate is over 18 years of age.

Murray City is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, disability, veteran status or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws.