Law Clerk

The District Attorney of Solano County invites you to apply for the position of Law Clerk. This role receives work experience and instruction in performing a wide variety of tasks that may include public contact and/or research; assists in the performance of skilled clerical, technical or professional duties.

POSITION Salary:

$23.25 Per Hour

College Intern-Graduate Level (Juris Doctorate - J.D. only)

College Intern positions offer college students/graduates practical work experience through projects related to the student’s field of study – law. College Interns employed in this class may be assigned to one of the County’s legal departments. This recruitment will be used to fill current and future positions.

This recruitment is intended to fill College Intern-Graduate Level (Extra-Help) positions requiring enrollment in or completion of a law school program. Extra-help employees do not have rights to a regular position or continued employment and are excluded from civil service. Interns generally work up to 29 hours per week. Interns may work more than 29 hours per week, depending upon departmental assignment and budget. However, hours cannot exceed more than 999 hours in a fiscal year.

 

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION/TRAINING:

Education:

Graduate Level: Completion of a Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college/university within the past one year OR current enrollment in a post-Bachelor’s law school program. Proof is required.

Experience:

No experience required.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Possession of a valid Class C California Driver’s License may be required.

JOB RELATED AND ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:

Knowledge of:

Basic goals and principles of Public Administration.

General principles of organization, administration and management.

Methods used in budget and administrative analysis.

Skills to:

Operate office equipment including a personal computer, copy and fax machines and printers.

Ability to:

Learn to research, comprehend, interpret, and apply laws/legislation, rules, regulations, procedures, and related information; comply with laws, regulations, and professional practices.

Learn to collect and analyze data to establish/identify needs and evaluate program effectiveness.

Learn to initiate studies and prepare reports on administrative issues.

Plan, organize, and prioritize daily assignments and work activities.

Use computer assistance to gather and analyze data.

Maintain accurate records and document actions taken; use proper grammar, spelling, and
punctuation.

Effectively communicate and interact with County management staff, department managers, the general public, and all other groups involved in the activities of the department both orally and in writing; communicating effectively with people of diverse socioeconomic backgrounds and temperaments.

Demonstrate tact and diplomacy; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.

ADA:

Physical Ability:

Tasks require the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of light weight (5-10 pounds). Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or workstation.

Sensory Requirements:

Some tasks require visual perception and discrimination. Some tasks require oral communications ability.

Environmental Factors:

Essential functions are regularly performed without exposure to adverse environmental conditions.

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AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER – IT IS THE POLICY OF SOLANO COUNTY NOT TO DISCRIMINATE BECAUSE OF RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, SEX, SEXUAL PREFERENCE, NATIONAL ORIGIN, AGE OR DISABILITY.