Chief of County Counsel's Administration

  • San Bernardino, California
  • Jun 14, 2022
Full Time Administration and Management Legal Services Municipal or County Clerk
  • Salary: $89,606.40 - $121,742.40 Annually USD

Job Description

The Job

The County Counsel's Office is recruiting for a Chief of County Counsel's Administration to plan, organize and direct the administrative operations of the department. This position will be responsible for the development of administrative policies and procedures; organizational study, design and change; budget/fiscal administration; contract administration; grant administration; and will act as the department liaison with elected officials, other agencies, and the public. Applications will be accepted until further notice; recruitment may close at any time once sufficient applications are received.

For more detailed information, please see the Chief of County Counsel's Administration job description.

Minimum Requirements

Education: A bachelor's degree in public/business administration, social/behavioral science or related field.

Experience: Three (3) years of professional-level experience directing complex projects with primary responsibility for analyzing, interpreting, and making recommendations to management in more than one of the following fields: Budget/Financial Analysis; Requests for Proposals, Contracts; Facilities Planning/Property Management; Grants Management, Organizational Analysis, or Project Management. Qualifying experience must include one (1) year of supervisory experience over a support services staff .

Desired Qualifications

Preferred candidates will have experience in the following areas: supervising staff including hiring, evaluating, and training staff; preparing budgets, fiscal administration and accounting; contract administration; computer skills including familiarity with excel, word, and the ability to learn the office's management software (PerfectLaw); preparing reports regarding office statistics/activities, budgets, and goals; and experience working in an office that provides legal services to clients. Additionally, the ideal candidate will possess the ability to effectively multi-task and effectively manage a variety of administrative support functions for a department with approximately 100 employees.

Selection Process

There will be a competitive evaluation of qualifications based on the information provided in the Application and the Supplemental Questionnaire. You are encouraged to include detailed descriptions of your qualifying experience and skills, as only the most highly qualified applicants will be referred to the Department.

All communications regarding the selection process will be via email. Applicants are encouraged to check their e-mail frequently to learn additional information regarding this recruitment. Check your GovernmentJobs account for notifications. Update your firewalls to allow e-mails from San Bernardino County through Update your Spam, Junk, and Bulk settings to ensure it will not spam/block/filter communications from email addresses with the following domain "". Finally, be sure to keep your personal information updated. Taking these steps now will help ensure you receive all communications regarding this recruitment.

Application Procedure : Please complete and submit the online employment application and supplemental questionnaire for consideration. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application and/or supplemental questionnaires. Applications will be accepted until further notice. Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to ensure consideration as recruitment may close at any time.

To ensure timely and successful submission of your online application, please allow ample time to complete and submit your application before the posted filing deadline. Applicants will be automatically logged-out if they have not submitted the application and all required materials prior to the posted deadline. Once your application has been successfully submitted you will receive an onscreen confirmation and an email. We recommend that you save and/or print these for your records. Please note: if you do not receive an onscreen confirmation and an email acknowledging our receipt of your application, we have not received your application.

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EEO/ADA: San Bernardino County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant employer, committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants.

ADA Accommodation: If you have a disability and require accommodations in the testing process, submit the Special Testing Accommodations Request Form within one week of a recruitment filing deadline.

Veterans' Preference: Eligible veterans and their spouse or widow(er) who are not current County employees may be awarded additional Veterans' Preference points. Click here for information and instructions to request Veteran's Preference points.

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Closing Date/Time:

Remote-eligible (Remote work is a type of flexible working arrangement that allows an employee to work from remote location)


Job Address

San Bernardino, California United States View Map