Job Opportunity

Land Use Attorney-County Counsel
Santa Cruz County

Date Posted:

September 3, 2019


$12,821 – $15,585 / Month


• Competitive candidates will have demonstrated expertise handling legal issues related to California Planning and Zoning law, CEQA, the Subdivision Map Act, and the Coastal Act.
• Experience working with local land use ordinances and programs (e.g., affordable housing restrictions, vacation rentals, etc.) is also beneficial.
• This attorney will represent the Planning Department, the Planning Commission, Santa Cruz County LAFCO, and other clients principally associated with land use.


Three years of experience* as an attorney practicing civil law for a public agency or four years of experience* as an attorney practicing general civil law.

*Qualifying experience must be gained after admission to a State Bar.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Membership in the California State Bar.

How to Apply:

Paid holidays, excellent benefits and CalPERS retirement!

The County of Santa Cruz offers a generous benefits package which includes annual leave, paid
holidays, medical, dental, vision and retirement benefits!

Live and work in beautiful Santa Cruz County!

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