Child Protective Services Counsel II

San Joaquin County

Salary: $7,446 - $9,053 Monthly

County Counsel of San Joaquin County is seeking an experienced legal counsel in the practice of civil law, with emphasis in juvenile dependency involving child protective services issues.  This position is housed in the Human Services Agency and is primarily responsible for providing legal services to the department in matters of dependency law including adoption, child welfare, child custody and placement and related civil issues where the chief goal is the protection of children.

The ideal candidate will have at least one year experience in the practice of civil law, litigation experience and possess knowledge of legal principles and their applications; rules of evidence and procedures; a strong foundation and understanding of legal research methods and laws applicable to child protective services cases.

Please visit our website to view the complete job description, minimum qualifications, and benefits of the position.  Final filing date is March 1, 2019.  Apply to:  San Joaquin County Human Resources, 44 N. San Joaquin Street, Suite 330, Stockton, CA 95202. For information call (209) 468-3370 or visit our website at  EOE.