Legal Services Supervisor

YUBA COUNTY   Marysville, CA   Full-time     Legal
Posted on January 9, 2023
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The County of Yuba is currently recruiting for the County-wide classification of Legal Services Supervisor. Under general direction plans, organizes, coordinates, reviews, evaluates, and supervises legal and general administrative support activities within the assigned department; provides difficult, technical and specialized legal support to staff, attorneys, managers and/or the Department Head; assists with the administrative and fiscal functions of the department including budget development and monitoring, payroll, and personnel related issues; performs difficult, technical, complex and specialized legal office support work as well as duties in support of departmental fiscal, purchasing, and personnel related functions and performs other duties as assigned.

This is the full supervisory level in the legal services series. 

•    Recommends and assists in the implementation of goals and objectives; establishes schedules        and methods for providing legal office support; implements policies and procedures.
•    Plans, prioritizes, assigns, supervises, and reviews the work of staff involved in legal office               and administrative support duties.
•    Evaluates operations and activities of assigned responsibilities; recommends improvements           and modifications; prepares various reports on operations and activities.
•    Participates in the selection of staff; provides or coordinates staff training; works with                     employees to correct deficiencies; implements discipline procedures.
•    Performs the more complex, technical, difficult and/or specialized legal office support work             within the department and performs the full range of legal office support duties of assigned           subordinates on a relief or day-to-day basis.

The ideal candidate for this position has a knowledge of: principles and practices of legal office support, pertinent local, State, and Federal rules, regulations and laws, principles and practices of budget monitoring, and principles and practices of supervision, training and performance evaluations. Must be skilled in motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job; identifying the developmental needs of others and coaching, mentoring, or otherwise helping others to improve their knowledge or skills; supervising, training, and evaluating assigned staff; and organizing, implementing, and directing legal office support operations/activities. The ability to give full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate and not interrupting at inappropriate times, type at a net rate of 50 words per minute, and maintain composure, keep emotions in check, control anger, and avoid aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.

Required Qualifications:

MINIMUM: An Associate’s degree from an accredited college with course work in legal assisting,
business administration, public administration, accounting, bookkeeping, or a related field;
and three years of experience at a level equivalent to the County’s classification of Legal
Support Specialist. Candidates with strong experience who lack the degree are encouraged
to apply.

PREFERRED: In addition to the minimum, experience directing and reviewing the work of others.


May Vary Based on Vacancies
Marysville , CA