Job Opportunity

Legislative Affairs Manager (Administrative Manager I)
Orange County

Date Posted:

December 7, 2021


$60,798.40 – $120,848.00 Annually


Reporting to the Legislative Affairs Director, the Legislative Affairs Manager is charged with the day to day responsibilities of the County’s legislative affairs program, including researching and preparing bill analyses and recommended actions for the Board; tracking legislative bill activity of interest to the County and preparing a weekly status report to the Board and County senior staff; coordinating with the County’s legislative advocates to execute legislative advocacy strategies to achieve desired outcomes; assessing operational and fiscal impacts to County departments; and developing proposed bill language for sponsored legislation. Additionally, the Legislative Affairs Manager is responsible for developing the County’s bi-annual Legislative Platform document, and leads the coordination, training and development of County department legislative coordinators. Limited travel will be required, including accompanying County Supervisors and/or County department staff on advocacy trips, as well as attending applicable trade association conferences or events.


The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of three (3) years of experience in the following areas: – Has worked on or is currently working on legislation before the state or federal government, either as a policy committee analyst or a legislative staff member to an elected official, or for an external organization, trade association or non-profit. – Demonstrated understanding & applied experience of the state or federal legislative process & calendars. – Analyzing regulatory & legislative policy proposals to assess operational & fiscal impacts. – Writing & developing bill language & corresponding advocacy collateral including factsheets, infographics & talking points for elected officials or executives. – The ideal candidate will demonstrate strong political instincts & judgement when interacting with the Board of Supervisors, other elected officials & their staff. – A Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited university in a related field such as Political Science, Public Policy, Public Relations, etc. is highly desirable.

How to Apply:

Applications and supplemental information are available on-line only. This recruitment is open on a continuous basis and will close at 11:59p.m. (PST) on the day the County’s needs are met. To apply, please visit:

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