Senior Division Unit Chief

Employer:                     El Paso County Attorney                                    

Title:                            Sr. Division Unit Chief

Job Location:                El Paso, Texas

Job Description:            The Senior Division Unit Chief provides vision and leadership in operation and management of the overall County Attorney’s Office, and more specifically manages the General Counsel and Civil Litigation sections of the office.    

Provides executive leadership, management and coordination to multiple units or divisions; Plans and develops policies, procedures and programs; Oversees interdepartmental, intergovernmental and public/private coordination concerning operations and activities; Works closely with elected officials and policy-making bodies and provides management support, legal counsel and advice to department attorneys. Directs activities through subordinate division directors.

Provides general counsel services on a wide variety of civil matters including contract review, issuance of opinions, advising with respect to open government requirements; may review, analyze and draft legislation, as well as policies and procedures; attends and assists at the meetings of the Commissioners Court as well as numerous county boards and entities;   

Provides oversight and supervision to Civil Litigation unit including management and supervision of unit which represents County of El Paso, county officials, department heads and county employees. Litigation involves state and federal employment cases, tort cases, construction matter and §1983 litigation.                                             

Doctor of Jurisprudence and a minimum of six (6) years of general counsel/civil litigation experience; including four (4) years of executive/department head level experience;

Salary:                          Dependent on qualifications and experience - Salary Range: $122,234 - $156,006

Contact Information:     Edward Sosa, First Assistant County Attorney

                                    El Paso County Attorney’s Office

                                    500 E. San Antonio, Room 503, El Paso, Texas 79901

                                    Email: [email protected]         Phone: 915-546-2050            Fax: 915-546-2133

Apply online:              https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/elpasocounty 

Applications must be submitted online.