Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistant to the County Attorney

The Des Moines County Attorney is seeking qualified applicants for an administrative assistant to the County Attorney. The administrative assistant works directly with the County Attorney in the day to day management of the office. The ideal candidate will possess strong communication and organizational skills, as well as the ability to multi-task.

Proficiency in all facets of Microsoft Office is required.  Prior legal and/or accounting experience is a plus, as is familiarity with Iowa Courts Online and the State’s electronic filing system (EDMS). An AA degree is preferred but not required.

Primary duties include, but are not limited to, direct supervision of support staff and scheduling, payroll, accounts payable, purchasing, scheduling and arrangement of staff training/travel, assisting in preparation of the annual budget, organizing community engagement events, as well as preparation of legal documents.

Starting salary is $49,373 with an expected increase upon successful completion of 6 month probationary period, as well as a competitive benefits package, including paid vacation, sick leave, and a full healthcare plan. 

Applicant hired will be subject to a criminal background check.

Please send application materials to:

Lisa K. Schaefer

Des Moines County Attorney

100 Valley Street

Burlington, Iowa 52601


Deadline for resumes: July 19, 2024


Des Moines County is an EOE/AA Employer. 

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