Examination Announcement No: FSM-040-11 RI
Opening Date: July 04, 2012
Closing Date: August 04, 2012
It is the policy of the FSM Government that qualified FSM citizens is given first priority for employment consideration; with other Micronesians and US citizens utilizes in positions for which no qualified FSM citizens are available.
Public Defender Representative II
PL-32/1 (463.86 BW)
Office of the Public Defender
FSM National Government
Tofol, Kosrae 96944
DUTIES (ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY):
Provide professional criminal defense representative to Public Defender clients in both state and municipal court; represent a wide variety of criminal cases ranging from simple misdemeanor cases to Class-A state felony cases; prepares and represent criminal defendants in state appellate courts; represent clients on post-convication hearings; prepare and file various type of remedial petitions on behlaf of clients as may be necessary; render legal advice on state criminal laws as needed; interpret court and other legal documents as necessary; performs habeas corpus hearings when necessary; render advise on constitutional and fundamental rights to person as necessary; protect civil rights of arrested persons and those confined in jail; act as counsel of record for all assigned criminal cases; supervise lower trial counselors; performs other dutuies as assigned.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a degree in criminal justice or related field plus two (2) years of Progressively responsible law enforcement or criminal justice work experience.