Placer County Counsel’s Office, located in Auburn, is recruiting for a California licensed attorney with extensive Child Protective Services experience to fill one position of Deputy County Counsel at level II/III/IV. Salary will be determined based on experience at the time of employment offer with the hiring authority.

Preference may be given to Best Qualified candidate with experience in child dependency. Applicants are encouraged to identify in their application materials experience and/or strength in this area. Experience providing advisory and litigation services primarily in the areas of child protective services, including research and appeals, is desirable.

Minimum Qualifications and Salary:

Deputy County Counsel II

Experience : One year of responsible professional legal experience performing duties similar to a Deputy County Counsel I with Placer County or one year of trial experience.

Training : Active membership in the California State Bar.

Annual Salary $110,781 – $138,361

Deputy County Counsel III

Experience : One year of responsible professional legal experience performing duties similar to a Deputy County Counsel II with Placer County or two years of trial experience.

Training : Active membership in the California State Bar.

Annual Salary $122,429 – $152,942

Deputy County Counsel IV

Experience : One year of responsible professional legal experience performing duties similar to a Deputy County Counsel III with Placer County or three years of trial experience.

Training : Active membership in the California State Bar.

Annual Salary $137,966 – $172,286

Bilingual Incentive – Incumbents may be eligible for bilingual incentive depending upon operational needs and certification skills.

Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department.

  • Management Leave: 100 hours per year*
  • Holidays: 13 paid holidays per year, 1 of which is a floating holiday*
  • Vacation Leave: 10 days/year with ability to accrue 25 days/year
  • Sick Leave: 12 days/year*
  • Cafeteria Plan: $4,000 per year to use towards 401(k), dependent care, medical co-insurance or cash*
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance available for employees and dependents
  • Deferred Compensation with 401(k) contribution matches up to $750/year
  • $50,000 Life Insurance Policy at no cost to employee
  • CalPERS Retirement plans
  • Retiree Medical Insurance
  • Education Allowance: Up to $1,200 per year
  • Annual Vacation Cash Out: Up to 100 hours may be cashed out each year

*Amounts will be prorated for part time employees and employees hired after the first of the year.

If you feel you would be a good fit for this opportunity, you are encouraged to apply at www.JobsAtPlacerCounty.com

Filing Deadline: November 7, 2022 at 5:00 PM

Placer County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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