Assistant County Attorney III Annual salary: $90,501.71 to $114,617.34 First resume review: Monday, May 30, 2022.
Located in northern Colorado, Weld County is home to charming small towns, thriving cities and approximately 4,000 square miles of wide-open sky and beautiful mountain views. Our history is rooted in the land, and our western heritage runs deep. The County is the third largest county in Colorado with a population of 328,981 and 32 incorporated municipalities, each with their unique attributes and charming appeal.
Upon direction of the County Attorney, the Assistant County Attorney III provides legal advice, representation, and/or legal services to County departments or its affiliated agencies, including, but not limited to, Accounting, Assessor, Facilities, Extension, Finance and Administration, Clerk and Recorder, Coroner, Human Resources, Health, Human Services, Justice Services, Planning, Public Works, Purchasing, Records, Sheriff, and Treasurer.
The ideal candidate will be an articulate, decisive, and highly motivated individual who possesses excellent political acumen and awareness. The successful candidate will be able to thoroughly research and analyze problems, evaluate but not fear risk, develop sound conclusions and decisive recommendations, as well as having the ability to intelligently explain legal concepts to different levels of audiences in a clear and direct manner. This person should enjoy working in a collaborative environment and have the flexibility to adapt to changing priorities. A professional with effective communication and interpersonal skills is needed to build productive working relationships. Dedication to public service, ensuring the public’s trust, a strong work ethic, exceptional analytical skills, creativity, flexibility, and sound judgment are essential. An attorney with expertise in the courtroom is highly desirable.
Education and Experience Juris Doctorate and 1-2 years’ experience depending on level of position.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations Licensed to practice law in the state of Colorado, and in good standing. License to practice in Federal District Court preferred, but not required.