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Employment Opportunity - Franklin County

As the HCM Associate, you may be expected to perform a wide range of basic human resources functions, including recruitment ,assessment, interviewing, representing HCM in meetings with employees, and providing assistance to staff.

Interested persons may view the job description here. Applications should be submitted via the Ohio Hiring Management System website at careers.ohio.gov.

Applications must be received no later than 11:59 p.m., Friday, August 23, 2019.

The State of Ohio is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, religion, age, disability, or military status in employment or the provision of services.

Employment Opportunity - Knox County

Qualifications for the position include a law degree from an accredited law school and being admitted to practice in Ohio.  However, applicants who are taking the July 2019 bar exam will also be considered. 

Prior experience with juvenile court proceedings is preferred but not required. The candidate who is selected will also be cross trained in order to assist the public defenders in the municipal court and the felony court. The ability to relate to indigent clients with special needs is essential. This is a full-time position, therefore, the outside practice of law is not permitted. 

The starting salary will be $50,000, plus the full range of benefits including medical insurance and possibility of participating in a program to have student loans forgiven. 

Please email a cover letter and resume to: JohnPyle@co.knox.oh.us

John Pyle

Knox County Public Defender

110 East High Street

Mt. Vernon, Ohio 43050