County Counsel – County of Santa Cruz

The County Counsel serves as the chief legal counsel for the County of Santa Cruz and reports directly to the Board of Supervisors. This position is at-will and is not subject to civil service rules, serving at the pleasure of the Board of Supervisors. County Counsel is responsible for advising and providing legal services to the Board of Supervisors and County departments. Additionally, this position is responsible for managing an office of 12 attorneys and 7 office support staff.

Candidates must submit a County application and supplemental questionnaire. The completed application packet must be received online at before midnight or received in the Personnel Department, 701 Ocean Street, Rm. 510, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, July 5, 2019. For more information please call Employment Services Manager Nisha Patel at (831) 454-2600. Hearing Impaired TDD/TTY: 711. If you have a disability that would require an accommodation please call (831) 454-2600.