Assistant District Attorney, District 6

Rockland, Maine, United States | Legal | Full-time

Apply by: June 26, 2024

Assistant District Attorney Prosecutorial District VI


***Please DO NOT APPLY ONLINE See Application Instructions below ***



Opening Date:  June 5, 2024

Closing Date:  June 26, 2024

Class Code: 0206

Salary: $69,742.40 - $135,054.40/annually (Salary competitive and based upon qualifications)*

*Pursuant to 5 MRS § 196 the salary for this position has been set by the Office of the Attorney General

Position Number: 006100610



The District 6 (Sagadahoc County, Lincoln County, Knox County, and Waldo County) District Attorney’s Office is seeking a full-time Assistant District Attorney for Waldo County/Belfast.

The Assistant District Attorney will be primarily responsible for criminal prosecution for adults in the Unified Criminal Docket as well as appellate cases before the Law Court. Candidates should have a strong desire for a career in litigation and prosecution with trial experience and developed trial skills a plus. High ethical standards, sound judgment, strong communication and inter-personal skills, good organizational/time management skills, and good writing skills are essential. A commitment to criminal justice reform, restorative justice as well as racial and gender justice, is essential.


Applicants must be members of the Maine Bar in good standing, have an eye for legal detail, be interested in complex state and federal regulations, have strong legal advocacy and writing skills, and have a demonstrated ability to function effectively as part of a team.

Application Instructions - Please DO NOT APPLY ONLINE

If you are interested in applying for this position, prepare a cover letter highlighting your experience and qualifications that make you a strong candidate for the position and the knowledge, skills and abilities required.

Include resume, letter of interest, three references (to include one work-related reference), and a copy of your Maine Board of Overseers of the Bar certification.

Submit all required documentation to the Office of the District Attorney, 62 Union Street, Rockland, ME 04841, or at the following email address: Please use the following format for email subject line: Position Last Name, First Initial. Example: ADA Waldo County – Doe, J.

The DAO is not responsible for late receipt of applications due to mail service, faxing malfunctions or electronic transmission malfunctions.

Job offer to new hire is conditional upon verification of credentials, criminal records, and driver’s license check, and professional license requirements if applicable.


Please direct all questions to District Attorney Natasha Irving via email at


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·        Work-Life Balance Rest is essential. Take time for yourself using 13 paid holidays, 12 days of sick leave, and 3+ weeks of vacation leave annually. Vacation leave accrual increases with years of service, and overtime-exempt employees receive personal leave.

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·        Retirement Plan The State of Maine contributes 13.16% of pay to the Maine Public Employees Retirement System (MainePERS), on behalf of the employee.

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