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Published August 17, 2022

Position Details

Position Title: Deputy County Attorney
County: Powell County
Department: Attorney’s Office
Salary or Pay Rate: $25/hr.
Closing Date: October 1, 2022

Position Description


Powell County is seeking to hire a part-time Deputy County Attorney. This position is responsible for prosecuting criminal cases in the State of Montana in the Third Judicial District Court and the Powell county Justice Court. The secondary function of the position is advisory to the Powell County commissioners and department heads.

Start Date

December 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023. Additional employment beyond June 30, 2023 may be available.


Qualified applicants will be licensed attorneys in good standing in the State of Montana or who will obtain a Montana license within 90 days of hire.  Trial experience is desired but not required.  Additional experience in public or business administration is desired.

Application Instructions

This is a part-time, contract position of 10-16 hours per week paid at $25 per hour.  Submit resume, cover letter, three references and a county application to Powell County Attorney, 409 Missouri Avenue, Deer Lodge, Montana, 59722 or fax to (406) 846-1031 or email to  Application Deadline is October 1, 2022.