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Fresno's County Counsel Office is Hiring!

Bianca Garcia  | Published on 6/10/2021

COUNTY OF FRESNO
invites applications for the position of:

DEPUTY COUNTY COUNSEL I/II/III/IV



Deputy County Counsel Annual Salaries Deputy County Counsel I: $66,248 to $80,496 Annually Deputy County Counsel II: $77,298 to $93,964 Annually
Deputy County Counsel III
: $92,768 to $112,762 Annually

Deputy County Counsel IV: $108,550 to $131,950 Annually

The County Counsel's Office serves as the civil attorney for the County of Fresno, including the Board of Supervisors and all County offices, departments, boards and commissions. In addition, the Office provides legal services to various other public entities and special districts. Assignments increase in complexity as the employee gains experience and knowledge and advances in the office. Assignments may include transactional, advisory and litigation matters.

The Fresno County Counsel’s Office is looking to hire an attorney to handle juvenile dependency matters, including court hearings. The successful candidate should have strong legal research and writing skills. While not required, experience handling court hearings would be beneficial.

The County of Fresno offers a competitive salary and benefits package. The candidate selected will be placed at the appropriate level, depending on their background and experience, and at the discretion of the appointing authority. The salary ranges for the Deputy I through Deputy IV classification levels are set forth above.

Deputy County Counsel I/II/III/IV positions are in Medical Group I – Light Physical Activity (Personnel Rule 8). This group includes positions which require only light physical effort and may include lifting of small, light objects and some bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, and reaching. Considerable walking or standing may be involved.

Eligible candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:


Deputy County Counsel I:

License: Membership in the State Bar of California.

Deputy County Counsel II:
License: Membership in the State Bar of California.
Experience: One (1) year of experience as a practicing attorney or full-time law clerk experience. The latter must be experience which is acceptable to the County Counsel.

Deputy County Counsel III:
License: Membership in the State Bar of California.
Experience: Two (2) years of experience as a practicing attorney or full-time law clerk experience. The latter must be experience which is acceptable to the County Counsel.

Deputy County Counsel IV:
License: Membership in the State Bar of California.
Experience: Three (3) years of experience as a practicing attorney or full-time law clerk experience. The latter must be experience which is acceptable to the County Counsel.

Note: All levels also require possession of a valid Class "C" driver's license, or equivalent. HOW TO APPLY:

Applicants are required to submit the items listed below by the filing deadline to:

Fresno County Counsel's Office

ATTN: Alma Navarro 2220 Tulare St. Suite 500 Fresno, CA 93721

or via email to anavarro@fresnocountyca.gov

Cover Letter (In your cover letter, please identify the relevant training and experience that makes you uniquely qualified for the position and why you are interested in a career with our office.)
Professional Resume

Writing Sample
Professional References
Verification of California State Bar licensure
(a printout from the "Attorney Search" section of the California State Bar website is acceptable)

Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., excluding holidays. For additional information, please contact the County Counsel's Office at (559) 600-3479.

The County of Fresno is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of Fresno County to provide employment opportunity for all qualified persons. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, or denial of medical and family care leave, or any other non-job- related factor.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS:

The County of Fresno is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). Qualified individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or selection process may contact the Office of the County Counsel at (559) 600-3479.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER



County of Fresno, Human Resources Employment Services Division
2220 Tulare St., 14th Floor
Fresno, CA 93721

(559) 600-1830

HREmploymentServices@fresnocountyca.gov

Position #21-0108 DEPUTY COUNTY COUNSEL I/II/III/IV FN