Posted: 09/14/2021

OTERO COUNTY ADMINISTRATION, Alamogordo, New Mexico is recruiting for a County Attorney. (This is an at-will, contract position.)
 
Employment Status: Full-Time
Experience Required: Five (5) years of progressively responsible legal experience, with public sector experience a plus.
Minimum Education Requirements: The degree of Juris Doctor from an accredited college or university; plus, other advanced training in business management or public administration.
 

Job Summary:  Serves as in-house counsel, legal advisor to the Board of County Commissioners and to the County Manager.  Represents the County in all matters not assigned to insurance counsel; investigates, prepares and negotiates contracts and civil cases; conducts administrative hearings and represents the County in administrative proceedings.
 
Knowledge

  • State of New Mexico statues and applicable Federal rules and regulations.
  • All fields of government law.
  • Legal research methods, techniques, sources, databases and other research tools.
  • Legal case management procedures and techniques.
  • Management and personnel administration methods, techniques and policies.
  • Budgets, grant requirements, and financial reporting.
  • Relevant civil and criminal law.
  • Magistrate and district court proceedings.
  • Electronic filing and local rules for the 12th Judicial Court.
  • Legal ethics.
  • Principles of business letter writing.
  • Thorough understanding of the County’s functions, policies, and procedures.

Salary: $84,000.00 - $94,624.14 DOE plus benefit package.

Position is OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

How to Apply:

Complete and return application to:
        Otero County Administration Office
        1101 New York Ave
        Alamogordo, NM 88310

OTERO COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND A DRUG FREE WORKPLACE.
 

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