Assistant County Attorney Job Openings by Volusia County, FL in DeLand
30+ days ago
Volusia County, FL
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Volusia County, FL Recruitment 2020
Detail of : Assistant County Attorney Job Openings in DeLand
The Volusia County Attorney’s office is seeking applicants for one full time position of Assistant County Attorney. The applicant must be a member of the Florida Bar. No outside practice is permitted. Duties include representing the County in civil litigation, workers’ compensation claims, and risk protection order petitions. Candidates must demonstrate excellent research and writing skills, and familiarity with state and federal rules of evidence and civil procedure. Note: Veterans Preference does not apply for this position, per Florida Statute 110.205 (2).
(NOTE: These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)
Prepares written legal opinions, ordinances, resolutions, contracts, leases, and memoranda as assigned by the County Attorney.
Drafts and presents legislative bills to local delegations.
Negotiates terms and conditions of contracts and agreements.
Serves as Attorney representing the County in such diverse areas as fire, finance, tax, engineering, personnel, labor, public services, zoning, and administration.
Advises officials and employees on legal questions and prepares legal opinions.
Gathers facts, checks investigation reports, reviews files, and answers correspondence.
Participates in the preparation of assigned State and Federal cases for trial.
Conducts discovery, prepares briefs and pleadings, and supervises investigations.
Represents the County in trials and appeal.
Explains and interprets ordinances and case law.
Provides legal advice to various operating divisions.
May be assigned to other County locations based upon operational needs.
Attends work on a regular and consistent basis.
Must adhere to Federal, State, County and Local ordinances.
Responds to emergency situations.
Performs related work as required.
Must possess a Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school and be an active member of the Florida Bar. No outside practice is permitted. The preferred candidate will have excellent research and drafting skills and five to seven years litigation experience in one or more of the following practice areas: personal injury, 42 U.S.C. §1983 cases, workers' compensation and eminent domain. Note: Veterans Preference does not apply for this position, per Florida Statute 110.205 (2).
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Knowledge of judicial procedures.
Knowledge of State statutory and State and Federal constitutional law, and their application to County operations and ordinances.
Ability to learn the organization, functions and authority of the various County departments.
Ability to represent the interests of the County departments/groups in drafting legislation and legal documents.
Ability to present and argue cases in court.
Ability to analyze cases for their value as legal precedent.
Ability to deal tactfully and effectively with County administrative officials, employees, court officials, attorneys, and the general public.
Ability to work under stressful conditions.
Ability to interact effectively with others.
Ability to relocate to other county locations based upon operational needs.
ADA REQUIREMENTS: Physical Demands: Ability to lift, pull and push up to 10 lbs. Ability to see, hear, talk. Mental Demands: Ability to read and comprehend legal documents, statutes, ordinances; technical and professional journals and manuals, abstracts, and financial reports. Ability to write legal documents, business letters, summaries, opinions, etc using prescribed formats. Ability to speak clearly and concisely relating information, details and procedures to layman;
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Only qualified candidates that meet with the above requirements would be processed in this recruitment.
Only shortlisted candidate will be proceed on the next step.
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