Assistant District Attorney - District VI

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

Apply by: Dec. 1, 2020


Assistant District Attorney

Prosecutorial District VI


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


Opening Date:  November 13, 2020

Closing Date:  December 1, 2020

Class Code: 0206                                

Position Number:  006100046

Grade: 1

Salary: 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


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 Sagadahoc County.

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, as well as racial and gender justice is essential.

The following internet site provides information on the Sagadahoc County District Attorney's Office: 


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, P.O. Box 249, Wiscasset, ME 04578 or at the following email address:  Please use the following format for email subject line: Position – Last Name, First Initial.  Example: ADA Sagadahoc 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


The bi-weekly dollar values of some State-paid benefits for full-time employees include: $14.60 for dental insurance; 14.11% of employee’s pay towards retirement; and, depending on the employee’s annual pay, at least 85% ($400.34) of health insurance premiums (more information is available here). Participation in the Health Premium Credit Program can decrease the employee’s cost of health insurance by 5%. 


 Why Work for the State of Maine?

State of Maine employees have a wide variety of health benefits and wellness programs available to them. Whatever your health and wellness goals may be, we have solutions to help you meet your goal. Preventive care is covered 100%, low-cost generic medications, premium-free dental insurance for full-time employee coverage, tobacco cessation program and MUCH MORE!

Benefits Include: Health, Dental and Vision Insurance; Retirement Savings; Flexible Spending Accounts; Gym Membership Reimbursement; and Living Resources (Employee Assistance Program).

Public Sector employees may qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.  To learn if you qualify, please visit

The State of Maine also offers paid holidays, training, and the chance to make a difference in Maine with a career in public service.

The District Attorney’s Office, State of Maine Government, and Office of the Attorney General is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.