Job Opportunity

County Counsel
Sutter County

Date Posted:

July 21, 2021


Salary Negotiable


County Counsel serves as chief civil advisor, attorney for the county government, special districts, regional boards, commissions, and the courts; performs highly responsible professional and administrative legal work; supervises departmental professional and clerical staff. This position is an attorney with senior level managerial experience in a County Counsel or City Attorney’s Office. Expectations are that the individual will have extensive knowledge of civil, constitutional, and administrative law relating to county government operations, and the ability to establish and maintain highly effective working relationships with the Board of Supervisors, the County Administrator, County Department Heads, and other local and state partners.


Possess a Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school and five years professional legal work experience, including or supplemented by three years of practice of public law; or combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities. Our ideal candidate will have strong personal and professional integrity; the ability to be fair, honest and ethical in personal and professional relationships and activities; respects diverse ideas, backgrounds and talents throughout the organization and community; a strong communicator who is able to motivate and empower others to achieve goals. Personal background investigation required for top candidate(s).

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