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Chief Deputy City Attorney, Criminal Division

Company: Government Jobs
Location: Santa Monica
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

JobSummaryOPENING DATE: 04/19/21CLOSING DATE: Open until filledJoin the Santa Monica City Attorney's OfficeThe Santa Monica City Attorney's Office is currently seeking exceptional candidates for one attorney position:Chief Deputy City Attorney, Criminal DivisionWe also accept applications for law student externships on an ongoing basis. This page offers details and application requirements. Chief Deputy City Attorney, Criminal Division The Santa Monica City Attorney's Office seeks an experienced leader to serve as Chief Deputy City Attorney, Criminal Division. The Criminal Division prosecutes a wide range of misdemeanor violations of the California Penal Code and Santa Monica Municipal Code. The Division also employs innovative diversion models to prevent and address crime in Santa Monica, including a "homeless court" program focused on the specific rehabilitation demands encountered in working with homeless individuals in the criminal justice system.The successful applicant will have a combination of required and preferred qualifications, including exceptional leadership skills, high ethical standards, significant criminal prosecution experience, and the creativity and ability to design and implement innovative diversion programs and criminal justice policy solutions.Required qualifications:Proven leadership ability;Sound judgment and high ethical standards;Strong communication, advocacy, and research skills;Minimum of five years of criminal experience, including trial experience; andLicense to practice law in the State of California.Preferred qualifications:Significant management experience, including willingness to use data-driven management tools;Significant experience designing, implementing, and directing criminal diversion programs addressing individuals experiencing homelessness and substance abuse; andCreativity and ability to design and implement innovative criminal justice policy terested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample of no more than ten pages, and the names of two references. These materials should be submitted in a single pdf document by email to with the subject line: "Application - Chief - Criminal Division." Candidates are strongly encouraged to apply by May 14, 2021, when consideration of applicants will begin. The position is open until filled. A background check will be required prior to beginning employment. Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience based on a five-step scale, range $206,760 to $255,264; excellent benefits.Equal Opportunity EmployerThe City of Santa Monica is an equal opportunity employer. The City Council's Policy Statement reads in part, "In the recruitment, selection, assignment, promotion, discipline and training of personnel, we will consider only job-related skills, abilities, knowledge and performance. We will develop positive measures to eliminate discrimination based on race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, or sexual harassment in the workplace.Job DetailsSalary $99.40 - $122.72 Hourly $7,952.31 - $9,817.85 Biweekly $17,230.00 - $21,272.00 Monthly $206,760.00 - $255,264.00 Annually$206,760.00 - $255,264.00 AnnuallyLocation City of Santa Monica, CACity of Santa Monica, CAJob TypeFull-Time RegularDepartmentCity AttorneyJob Number0024Closing date and timeContinuousAgency infoAgencyCity of Santa MonicaPhone 310-458-8697 WebsiteAddress 1685 Main Street, Room 101 P.O. Box 2200 Santa Monica, California, 90401SDL2017

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