Former Los Alamitos mayor Troy Edgar is now the chief financial officer for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
The Deputy City Attorney II (DCA II) will report to the Assistant City Attorney, and will be a litigator, a generalist, a pragmatist, and a hard worker who is comfortable performing multiple roles in the City Attorney’s Office. He or she will step into an active caseload, providing litigation services to various City departments, divisions and officials, including but not limited to the Police Department, Public Works, Human Resources and others, defending a variety of tort, wrongful termination, civil rights, anti-SLAPP, inverse condemnation and other matters in both State and Federal Court. The selected candidate will be expected to become knowledgeable in several areas, including, POBAR and FOBAR, employment law and workers’ compensation. It may also represent the City in labor disputes and handle personnel matters such as appeals from disciplinary action, disability retirement proceedings and grievance arbitrations. A high level of diplomacy and integrity are essential qualities as the ideal candidate will be a hands-on and engaged “bridge builder” able to assist clients achieve their goals.
This position will require excellent communication skills, both verbal and written with the ability to concisely and effectively explain complex legal issues in lay terms. This position requires at least two years of responsible professional legal experience including experience in municipal law, a Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school, and active membership with the California state Bar. Experience within the public sector or in supporting public sector clients is highly desirable. The salary range for this position is $107,538 - $130,713 annually, DOQ. To be considered, please visit the Avery Associates Career Portal at www.averyassoc.net/current-searches/ to upload your letter of interest, resume and contact information including email addresses for five work-related references to Paul Kimura by April 17, 2020.
Gavin Newsom was expected to close the state’s beaches on Thursday in response to images that showed hoards of people flocking to the sands.