This Job Posting closes at 11:59 p.m. (Pacific Time) on Monday, September 27, 2021.
Please Note: The application deadline may be extended to expand the pool of qualified candidates. Any recruitment timeline changes will be communicated to all who have initiated an application process or have submitted an application.
PAY AND BENEFITS
Clackamas County proudly offers an attractive compensation and benefits package, including competitive wages, cost-of-living adjustments, merit increases (for eligible employees) and a robust sick and vacation plan for regular status employees.
We encourage and support employee health and wellness by offering a variety of gym membership discounts, annual wellness fairs and alternative care benefits, so you can customize your wellness needs to fit your lifestyle.
Competitive compensation package:
Annual Salary Range: $70,829 - 95,619
Hourly Pay Rate: $34.05 - $45.97
Starting salaries will be within the posted pay range, based on job-related factors, such as relevant experience. This may include military service, paid work, and unpaid work (internships, volunteering, etc.).
In addition to competitive wages, Clackamas County offers an attractive benefits package and incentives for employees in regular status positions.
Generous paid time off package, including:
JOB DETAILS AND QUALIFICATIONS
If you answered “yes” to the questions above, we want you to join our team as a Legal Office Manager in the Adult & Juvenile Criminal Prosecution & Case Resolution Support unit of the Clackamas County District Attorney’s Office. We are searching for a dynamic and motivated individual with excellent customer service and interpersonal skills. As the Legal Office Manager, you will be a key member of our leadership team responsible for supervising daily work activities, providing coaching and feedback to assigned staff, as well as, hiring, training and evaluating employees. If selected for this position, you will provide leadership to approximately 25 legal staff, who are responsible for supporting prosecutors in prosecuting criminal cases, including five (5) Senior Legal Assistants who are responsible for leading the day-to-day work of assigned legal assistant staff.
This is a critical role within the District Attorney's Office that focuses primarily on effective supervision of legal support staff and serving as an intermediary between them and the rest of the office, including Deputy District Attorneys, operations and administrative staff, as well as the public. You will oversee workload to ensure processes fluidly meet ever-changing business needs; monitor, develop, and implement policies and procedures to achieve continuous improvement of service delivery, and agency collaborations that continue to create value. Our mission is to provide the highest level of value and service to the community of Clackamas County.
We are seeking an experienced individual who is highly adaptable, motivated, conscientious, and who exhibits the highest standards of work ethic, including dependability. A successful candidate will effectively lead people and manage challenging situations in a fast-paced, high-stress environment with consistency and composure.
Required Minimum Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:*
Preferred Special Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:*
*For Veterans qualified for Veteran’s Preference: If you believe you have skills that would transfer well to this position and/or special qualifications that relate to this position, please list those skills and/or qualifications in the open-ended question at the end of the application and explain how those skills and/or qualifications relate to this position.
KEY COMPETENCIES FOR SUCCESS IN THIS ROLE:
Values Public Safety and has the desire to contribute to making Clackamas County a safer and healthier place to live. By joining our team, you will have a direct impact on bringing justice to victims, and upholding the rule of law through your teams’ support of the District Attorney’s Office.
Demonstrating a Commitment to Public Service through Professionalism, Integrity, Respect, Individual Accountability, and Trust in your work. (Clackamas County Core Values).
Creates a Respectful and Safe Environment by promoting a working environment and culture in which employees and the community we serve feel physically and emotionally safe and able to express themselves without repercussion. The ideal candidate is committed to serving diverse populations, and recognizes that all must be treated with dignity and respect, and must not experience discrimination, bias, or a lack of equity in services. These diverse populations include, but are not limited to, people of all races, ethnicities, and national origins; lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and gender-nonconforming people; individuals with physical or mental disability; people of all ages, religions, genders, political affiliations, veterans; and people of various socio-economic statuses.
Exhibits Skill in Program Management and works to improve organizational effectiveness to accomplish vision, mission, and goals.
Builds Teams by developing, influencing, and inspiring employees, as well as fostering an environment where employees work collaboratively.
Demonstrates Excellent Customer Service by anticipating, assessing, and responding effectively to the needs of the office and the diverse community we serve.
Serves as a Change Agent who manages and leads change effectively and supports innovation.
Embraces Continual Learning by displaying an ongoing commitment to, and takes ownership for, learning, self- improvements, and demonstrating willingness to grow within the job as technology and organizational changes demand it.
Honors Confidentiality in compliance with privacy laws and in accordance with the District Attorney's Office standard practices and procedures, where sensitive information is used with utmost discretion and only for the purpose of fulfilling employment obligations and business needs of the organization.
Puts Ethics into Action by holding themselves to a high standard of professional, honest, and objective behavior. Our employees are required to meet the highest standards of professional conduct, and ethical decision making while on the job, and maintaining those same high standards when taking actions in your personal life that could reflect upon the District Attorney’s office.
Duties may include but are not limited to the following:
Duties involve exposure to cases where documents, evidence and/or case discussion may contain emotionally upsetting or disturbing information.
This position works 40 hours during a standard workweek of Monday through Friday. Specific hours of work will be discussed with the candidate selected for this position at the time an offer of employment is extended.
EXPLORE CLACKAMAS COUNTY
Clackamas County is in a prime location in the Portland, Oregon metropolitan area and is recognized nationally as one of the most livable areas in the United States. Located on the southern edge of the City of Portland and extending to the top of Mt. Hood, Clackamas County is part of a thriving region in the Northwest. It has a population of about 400,000 citizens.
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT
The Clackamas County District Attorney's Office is required by state law to represent the state in felony prosecutions, misdemeanor prosecutions, grand jury proceedings, mental commitment hearings, child support actions, family abuse prevention hearings, and juvenile delinquency and dependency hearings.
Clackamas County only accepts online applications.
Help With Your Application:
If you have any questions or issues you may contact the Department of Human Resources at 503-655-8459 or e-mail us. Our office hours are Monday - Thursday 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Pacific Time (closed on Fridays).
HOW TO CLAIM VETERAN'S PREFERENCE
Clackamas County does not offer visa sponsorships. Within three days of hire, applicants will be required to complete an I-9 and confirm authorization to work in the United States.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Clackamas County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential elements that create and foster a welcoming workplace. All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, political affiliation, disability or any other factor unrelated to the essential functions of the job.
If you wish to identify yourself as a qualified person with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act and would like to request an accommodation, please address the request to the Department of Human Resources prior to the recruitment close date. You may request an accommodation during the online application process.