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4/30/2018 - Assistant County Counsel

Assistant County Counsel
Unclassified/Appointed Position
Legal Department
Salary: $70,000 - $80,000


Duties: Under direction of the County Counsel, assists in the legal representation of the County and its interests; plans, develops, organizes, and supervises the work programs concerned with such legal services as assigned; does other related work. This position will serve in a backup capacity in the operation of the Division of Social Services and reimbursement obligations for child support under State and/or Federal law on behalf of the County Division of Social Services. This position will also represent the Cumberland County Adjuster in Competency Hearings.

Requirements: License to practice as an Attorney-at-Law in the State of New Jersey.
Five (5) years of experience in litigation and transactional work, with an emphasis on public entity representation preferred. Experience with child support obligations preferred. Cumberland County residents will receive preference in this position.

Hours: Typical work shifts are Monday through Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm. However, this position requires occasional work beyond the typical shifts as assigned.

Note Offers of employment for this title are contingent upon successful completion of physical fitness testing that includes drug screenings and criminal background checks.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and the names of three professional references to:

Brittany Wiita, Confidential Assistant
Department of Personnel or fax to 856-453-0361

Application deadline is May 11, 2018

The County of Cumberland is an Equal Opportunity Employer Striving for Diversity in the Workplace.