Job Description for Administrative Assistant II - DA

Position Announcement
Position Information
Job Title:
Administrative Assistant II - DA
Wage and Salary:
$18.71 per hour
Application review will begin:
September 30, 2022
Application Deadline:
Open Until Filled
Job Description:

The Jefferson County District Attorney's Office is responsible for the prosecution of all offenses assigned responsibility to the District Attorney by state statute. The District Attorney and the Assistant District Attorneys are available to law enforcement officers throughout the county 24 hours a day to provide advice on legal issues and pending investigations. The office of the District Attorney is designed and dedicated to assist the District Attorney in ensuring that those responsibilities are met.

The District Attorney’s office is currently hiring an Administrative Assistant to join the team to perform administrative support tasks.

With excellent attention to detail and customer services skills, you will be successful in this role by completing the below key tasks and responsibilities:

  • Evaluates, filters, and prioritizes case file information and provides excellent customer service to all case parties that request case file information and to the general public, while protecting privacy, sensitive or confidential information.
  • Accurately receives, enters and modifies data from a variety of sources into the State computer database; enters criminal and civil referrals from law enforcement, child support, juvenile, sex offender registry, Department of Agriculture and other referrals in a timely and accurate manner; advanced knowledge of what path that information will take, what it will affect, how it will be used.
  • Drafts correspondence such as emails and memos.
  • Communicates with various law enforcement personnel and the Courts to determine who is detained and will appear for Intake; assures that appropriate paperwork is in order.
  • Variety of other tasks necessary

Starting wage: $18.71/hour

Hours: 40 hours/week

Benefits: eligible for our excellent benefit package with details at the below link


Qualifications Needed:

  • High school diploma and one-year related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Valid Driver’s license

Qualifications Preferred:

  • Office experience and working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel
  • Knowledge of legal terminology and accounts payable/receivable experience

Applications will be accepted as long as position is posted, however, initial screening of applicants will begin: September 30, 2022.

Application and position details are available at or

Jefferson County Human Resources: 311 S. Center Ave. Room 111, Jefferson, WI  53549.

Jefferson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer