Assistant County Counsel 1 and 2

County of Columbia, OR

POSITION: ASSISTANT COUNTY COUNSEL 1 AND 2. This position is full time, FSLA exempt.

ANNOUNCEMENT #: 21-087 DEPARTMENT: County Counsel

SALARY: $6,216 to $7,901 per month for Level 1, $6,838 to $8,690 per month for Level 2. Excellent benefits.

CLOSING: June 03, 2021. Applications must be received by 5:00pm on the closing date. Applications will only be accepted via electronic submission.

PLEASE NOTE: This recruitment is open to applicants who meet the requirements below and will be used to fill any current vacancy and any vacancies that may occur in up to the next twelve months. You will be notified of your status on the hiring list shortly after the closing date.

DUTIES: Perform a variety of legal services for County departments relative to civil matters. Represent the County in litigation and administrative proceedings. Do related work as required. Assist in providing legal assistance to the Board of Commissioners and other elected officials and department heads. Please refer to the job description for additional details.

TO QUALIFY: Graduation from an accredited school of law. Two years for Level 1, four years for Level 2, of increasingly responsible legal experience, with a preference for experience representing municipalities. Any satisfactory combination of experience and training that demonstrates the knowledge and abilities to perform the described duties may be acceptable.
Membership in good standing in the Oregon State Bar.

TO APPLY: Applicants MUST submit the Columbia County application form, a resume and cover letter, describing how the minimum and preferred qualifications are met. To be considered in the recruitment process, online instructions must be followed for completing and submitting the application. Email completed application, resume and cover letter, before 5:00pm on the closing date to

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Job Details

Job Function
Other Entry to Mid-Level
Position Type
Full Time

County of Columbia


230 Strand St
Saint Helens, OR 97051-2040
United States

Form of Government
County Commission