Employment & Volunteer Opportunities


We are currently hiring for the entry-level position of Deputy District Attorney 1 in our misdemeanor criminal prosecution unit.  Applicants must have a J.D. and be a member of the Oregon State Bar.  Starting salary is $5924/month.  Applicants should send a cover letter to District Attorney Bob Hermann, resume, college and law school transcripts, three letters of recommendation (at least two from attorneys or judges), a writing sample of less than six pages, and the DDA Application and Background Authorization formApplication deadline is December 22, 2015. 

Please send application materials to:

   Washington County District Attorney's Office
   Attn: Jeff Lesowski
   150 N. First Avenue, MS#40
   Hillsboro, OR  97124

Questions about this process should be directed to Jeff Lesowski, preferable via email.

Clerical/Office Staff

Job openings for support staff and other professional opportunities are posted through Washington County Human Resources.  Open positions will be posted on the Human Resources Division Job Listing website.  

Volunteer and Internship Opportunities

Our Victim Assistance Program is always seeking community volunteers and student interns interested in helping victims of crime.

Visit our Volunteers & Interns web page in the Employment and Volunteer section, or contact the Volunteer and Intern Coordinator at (503) 846-3495 for more details about volunteer and internship opportunities.

Law Clerks

The Washington County District Attorney's Office hires law clerks on a year-long basis.  Partnering with the three Oregon law schools, the interviewing process begins in January for positions that begin in June.  To be eligible you must currently be enrolled in law school.  Only students who will be second- and third-year law students will be hired as law clerks.  For more information, visit our Law Clerks web page.