County of Los Angeles – Division Chief, Training Division

About The Company
The County of Los Angeles serves a demographically and geographically diverse population of more than 10 million residents. Employing over 100,000 employees in 38 departments who work in roles as broad as law, civil engineering, public safety, healthcare, and human services, the County operates with an annual budget of over $46 billion for the fiscal year 2023 ‐ 2024. The County is a Fair Chance employer, committed to diversity and inclusiveness in its workforce. It is a culturally diverse economic and cultural hub, driving major elements of the national and world economies. It is the center for arts, media, and entertainment – unlike anywhere else in the world.

Job Description/Duties
The Office of the Public Defender is recruiting for its Division Chief, Training Division. This position reports directly to the Office of the Public Defender’s Chief of Staff and has administrative and technical responsibility for the Training Division in the Office of the Public Defender. The Division Chief will lead the training of over 700 lawyers to ensure the effective implementation of the Office of the Public Defender’s legal mandate to provide zealous advocacy in Los Angeles County.

Job Criteria
Two years’ experience supervising and directing a branch office or major legal section of a public defense agency, or similar agency, in a management capacity AND a Juris Doctorate from an accredited college or university.
License: Admission to practice law in all courts in California.

Salary Range/Hourly Rate

Other Benefits and Perks
This is an unclassified (at‐will) position and is subject to the provisions of the County’s Management Appraisal and Performance Plan (MAPP) at the MAPP Range of R19. This is a new position, subject to Board approval. Benefits: The County of Los Angeles provides an excellent benefits package that allows employees to choose benefits that meet their specific needs. The package includes: • Retirement Plan – The successful candidate will participate in a contributory defined benefit plan. • Cafeteria Benefit Plan – Benefits may be purchased from the MegaFlex Cafeteria Benefit Plan using a tax‐free County contribution of an additional 14.5% ‐ 17% of the employee’s monthly salary. • Flexible Spending Accounts – Optional employee tax‐free health care spending account. • Savings Plan (401k) – Optional tax‐deferred income plan that may include a County matching contribution up to 4% of employee’s salary. • Deferred Compensation Plan (457) – Optional tax‐deferred income plan that may include a County matching contribution up to 4% of employee’s salary. • Holidays – 12 paid days per year.

Job Category: Training
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Los Angeles