Attorney II/III/IV – County Counsel
County of Santa Cruz
The County of Santa Cruz offers a generous benefits package which includes annual leave, paid holidays, medical, dental, vision and CalPERS retirement benefits!
The Position: The County of Santa Cruz is seeking an attorney to represent general government departments and related County boards and commissions. Representative clients could include departments handling health and human services, general services (purchasing and internal infrastructure), government finance, elections, land use, public infrastructure, information services, law enforcement, juvenile dependency, conservatorships, and other areas. The main duties of this attorney will be to provide advice and counsel on legal issues, draft ordinances and resolutions related to the business of the clients, conduct legal research and writing, and review and approve contracts in assigned areas. This attorney may also be required to conduct or assist with civil litigation and court hearings associated with their client departments. Previous municipal or general government law experience is desired, but not required.
Attorney II - County Counsel: $9,504 - 11,549 / Month: One year of experience* as an attorney practicing civil law for a public agency or two years of full-time experience* practicing general civil law.
Attorney III - County Counsel: $11,287 - 13,714 / Month: Two years of experience* as an attorney practicing civil law for a public agency or three years of full-time experience* as an attorney practicing general civil law.
Attorney IV - County Counsel: $13,173 - 16,014 / Month: Three years of experience* as an attorney practicing civil law for a public agency or four years of full-time experience as an attorney practicing general civil law.
*Qualifying experience must be gained after admission to a State Bar.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Membership in the California State Bar.
For more information and to apply, please visit www.santacruzcountyjobs.com
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