County Counsel Annual salary range: $193,710 to $219,169 The county offers an excellent benefits package. First resume review: Saturday, December 3, 2022.
The County of Humboldt is seeking a County Counsel. The Office of the County Counsel is the legal advisor to the County of Humboldt. The Office provides legal advice and representation to the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors, County Elected and Appointed Officials and departments. The Office provides legal guidance and support, crafts legal strategies, gives training, drafts and reviews legal documents, analyzes legislation and represents the County in litigation. Leading a staff of 15, the County Counsel will build and support this legal team to meet the needs of the organization.
The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience in building a public-sector legal team that provides career opportunities for staff to make significant contributions to the organization and the community. Deep knowledge of land-use regulations and practices, human resource related laws and Public Law 280 will serve as an asset to the next County Counsel. A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion will be essential to the success of the next County Counsel. A candidate with experience in Child Welfare Services is also desirable.