Job Opportunity

Chief Counsel
Alameda County Employees’ Retirement Association (ACERA)

Date Posted:

October 24, 2019


$197,080 to $259,625


Alameda County, California’s seventh largest county, is located on the eastside of the world-renowned San Francisco Bay. The Chief Counsel reports to the Chief Executive Officer and is a critical member of the Senior Management Team. The Chief Counsel is a working attorney and is responsible for providing general counsel to ACERA. He/She provides legal advice and representation on complex legal matters in support of ACERA’s pension and non-vested benefit programs for select medical and supplemental benefits, disability retirement, investment portfolio and actuarial functions. Additionally, the Chief Counsel leads, manages and supervises subordinate associate counsels and administrative support staff.


This position requires the equivalent of five years’ full-time experience in the class of Associate Counsel, ACERA or Deputy County Counsel in the Alameda County classified service, or comparable experience in either the classified or non-classified service; OR the equivalent of six years’ full-time increasingly responsible experience as an attorney in the practice of civil law. Requires current membership in the California State Bar and a California Class “C” Driver’s License. Substantive experience supervising, coaching and directing professional and administrative staff in a legal environment is highly desired.

How to Apply:

Please apply on-line by November 22, 2019 at For questions, contact Sherrill Uyeda at or Cindy Krebs at or (562) 901-0769. EEO/ADA.

Filing Deadline:

November 22, 2019

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