The Orange County District Attorney is currently hiring a Deputy District Attorney IV. The salary range for this position is $134,264.00 to $185,764.80 annually. In addition to performance-based merit increases, this position is scheduled to receive salary range increases on the following dates: effective June 27, 2025 – 4.00% increase.

Salary may be negotiable within the range listed above, based on position requirements and successful candidate’s qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization.


This recruitment is being held to establish an open eligible list to fill current and future Regular, Limited-Term and Extra-Help Deputy District Attorney IV positions. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications throughout the County of Orange.  


Online applications will be accepted for a minimum of five (5) business days and will remain open on a continuous basis until 11:59 P.M. PST on the day the County’s needs are met.

Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately.  


The Orange County District Attorney (OCDA) represents the People of the State of California in criminal and civil proceedings, serves the court and criminal justice system, and the Orange County Grand Jury. The mission of the Office of the Orange County District Attorney is to enhance public safety and welfare and to protect and respect crime victims and to create security in the community through the vigorous enforcement of criminal and civil laws in a just, honest, efficient and ethical manner. The Office consists of three major divisions: Legal, Investigative Bureau, and Administration. 

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