County Of Sonoma

Santa Rosa , CA
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Deputy County Counsel III

County Of Sonoma
Santa Rosa, CA Full-time
Posted on June 24, 2018

Deputy County Counsel III $9,383 - $11,404 Monthly

Working at the County of Sonoma offers expansive opportunities for growth and development, the ability to be a part of a challenging and rewarding work environment, and the satisfaction of knowing that you're working to better our communities. You can also look forward to excellent benefits* including:

  • An annual Staff Development/Wellness Benefit allowance up to $1,500, and ongoing education/training opportunities
  • Competitive vacation and sick leave accruals, 11 holidays per year
  • County paid premium contribution to several health plan options
  • County contribution to a Health Reimbursement Arrangement to help fund post-retirement employee health insurance/benefits
  • Retirement fully integrated with Social Security
  • Eligibility for a 5% salary increase after 1040 hours (6 months when working full-time) for good work performance; eligibility for a 5% salary increase for good performance every year thereafter, until reaching the top of the salary range
  • With time and good performance, the opportunity for advancement to Deputy County Counsel IV (up to $154,154.69/year)

The Deputy County Counsel III provides legal counsel to assigned County departments and agencies, and prepares and presents civil cases before the court. This position will be exposed to a variety of practice groups, which include Land Use, Litigation, and Infrastructure and Public Resources. To successfully oversee this body of work, the ideal candidate must have current active membership in the State Bar of California and have:

  • Substantial public law experience in one or more of the above areas
  • An excellent academic background
  • Exceptional writing skills
  • The proven ability to creatively problem-solve
  • The ability to work effectively, both independently and as part of a team

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