Performs complex executive work handling all legal matters and serving as legal counsel regarding Child Support, Mental Health, and Guardianship and Protective Placement matters, administrative appeals for Health and Human Services, Truancy and Underage Smoking court matters, all citations for Planning and Zoning, Juvenile matters such as CHIPS, JIPS and Termination of Parental Rights, Tax Foreclosures, negotiating and reviewing all legal documents drafted on behalf of the County, preparing and monitoring department budget, maintaining files and records, preparing documents and reports, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work involves setting policies and goals under the direction of the County Manager. Departmental supervision is exercised over the Legal Assistant.
QUALIFICATIONS: Juris Doctorate degree in law and extensive experience working in governmental law, public sector employment law, or similar legal background. Possession of State of Wisconsin Law Practice License certification upon hire. Valid driver’s license in the State of Wisconsin.
SALARY: $85,000 – 115,000 annually depending upon qualifications and experience. Adams County offers a generous benefits package.
COMPLETE JOB DESCRIPTION AND APPLICATION may be obtained at the Adams County website, https://www.co.adams.wi.us/ under the “Job Opportunities” link.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, however, applicants are strongly encouraged to submit their application materials by June 1, 2021.
ADAMS COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
Deadline Note: Deadline to apply is: Until Filled. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit their application materials by June 1, 2021.