Child Protective Services Attorney

  • Auburn, California
  • Oct 25, 2022
Full Time Human and Social Services Legal Services
  • Salary: See Below USD

Job Description

(Unclassified - Management)

Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play and learn. For more information about Placer County, please visit .

Placer County Counsel's Office, located in Auburn, is recruiting for a California licensed attorney with extensive Child Protective Services experience to fill one position of Deputy County Counsel at level II/III/IV. Salary will be determined based on experience at the time of employment offer with the hiring authority. Positions in the Deputy County Counsel series I-IV are designated as unclassified, and as such, are at-will employees serving at the pleasure of the department head.
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Preference may be given to Best Qualified candidate with experience in child dependency. Applicants are encouraged to identify in their application materials experience and/or strength in this area.

The County Counsel's Office is a department of the County of Placer. It consists of 24 employees, including 16 attorneys. The Office of Placer County Counsel is headed by the County Counsel, an attorney who is a direct appointment of the Board of Supervisors. The office structure is similar to a traditional law office, providing in-house transactional and civil litigation services to its client population.

Assigned proceedings include the full range of litigation activities, from advising on investigations through appeal. Practice includes appearances in state court and the courts of appeal.

It is intended that the successful candidate for this position will be assigned to the child dependency team providing advisory and litigation services primarily in the areas of child protective services, including research and appeals.

Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department.

  • Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled

Job Address

Auburn, California United States View Map