Attorney I

Work Type

Closing Date
November 19, 2021
Posted November 5, 2021

Agency Name
Randolph County Government

Work County

Job Description

JOB TITLE:                       Attorney I DEPARTMENT:               Social Services SALARY:                           Based on experience


DESCRIPTION OF WORK: Responsible for providing legal representation and consultation to the Director, employees and the Board of Social Services. Duties include consultation to child and adult protective service investigators conducting abuse, neglect and dependency cases. Duties also include consultation in the provision of public assistance and consultation regarding adoptions and termination of parental rights. Represents agency in all phases of child and adult welfare litigation. Performs related duties as required.

  MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Graduation from a recognized law school and licensed by the State of North Carolina to practice law.   SPECIAL CONDITIONS: The position is an exempt, full-time position. Standard agency hours are 40 hours per week; 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. However, as an exempt professional, the attorney is expected to work the hours necessary to accomplish the responsibilities and duties of the position. Work hours may include nights, weekends, and holidays as required for court appearances, case consultation, and obtaining non-secure custody orders for children or adults alleged to be abused, neglected, dependent, or exploited. Transportation for use at work, valid North Carolina driver’s license and good driving record. Oral and written interviews will be administered.   APPLICATION PROCESS: A Randolph County application and college transcript are required and must be received at the above address by 5:00pm on the closing date listed above to be considered. Applications are available in the Human Resources Office or through the County’s website at   SELECTION PROCESS: Selection procedures will include detailed review of applications and interviews for most qualified candidates. Reference checks will be conducted on the top candidate(s). Employment offer for any position requiring college credit or degree will be contingent upon verification by transcript. Employment offer contingent upon satisfactory results of pre-employment background checks and/or Division of Motor Vehicle (DMV) record checks.