Attorney Position Announcement
The Logan County Attorney’s Office in Sterling, Colorado invites qualified candidates to apply for the position of Assistant County Attorney – Entry Level. This is a new full-time position that primarily involves representation of the Logan County Department of Human Services in child welfare and child support enforcement matters, but also involves providing legal counsel and assistance to county elected officials and department heads in a variety of matters. Primary work tasks will include meeting with caseworkers, preparing pleadings, motions and briefs, and regular appearances in court on behalf of the Department of Human Services, as well as assisting the County Attorney with legal research and drafting contracts, resolutions and legal opinions.
The successful candidate will quickly become proficient in handling dependency and neglect litigation and child support enforcement, and will have strong verbal, legal writing and legal research skills. This is an excellent opportunity for a newly admitted attorney to acquire immediate courtroom experience, working closely with experienced attorneys, initially, but soon gaining the ability to work independently.
Minimum Qualifications: – Graduation from an accredited law school, admission to the Colorado bar, and student or actual courtroom experience.
Compensation: Starting annual salary for the position is $53,906. Logan County has an attractive benefits package, including retirement plan, health, dental, vision and disability insurance, paid holidays, and paid time off.
Interested persons should submit a letter of interest, resume’ and the names of three (3) professional references to:
Alan Samber, County Attorney
Logan County Attorney’s Office
508 South 10th Avenue
Sterling, CO 80751
Logan County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
Human Services Eligibility Specialist/Technician
Logan County Department of Human Services
The Logan County Human Services Department is seeking Eligibility Specialist/Technician to perform variety of entry level complex clerical duties as needed to expedite the processing of applications, determination of eligibility and the delivery of Human service assistance. Performs routine eligibility determinations and participates in the coordinating of direct services to qualified and approved clients. May be assigned as support staff to one or more specialty programs, i.e., Assistance Programs, Adult Programs/Fraud, Child Support Enforcement, or Self-Sufficiency.
- Education and Experience:
A. Graduation from high school with course background in offices practices preferred;
B. One (1) year of experience performing above or related duties;
C. Equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
- Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Some knowledge of bookkeeping; advanced clerical tasks related to filing, indexing, and record keeping; personal computer operation and various software applications used for word processing and spreadsheet analysis; community resources available for service as alternatives to the county; public relations and interpersonal communications skills; general methods of conflict resolution and stress management.
Some skill in interpersonal communication and telephone etiquette. Bilingual skills both in written and spoken format preferred.
Ability to plan and organize work independently; make mathematical calculations quickly and accurately; operate a variety of standard office machines; maintain objectivity in decision making while considering complicated and emotional situations; establish and maintain effective working relationships with State, Federal and Local organizations who provide similar services.
- Special Qualifications:
Type 50 wpm.
Must be able to operate personal computer.
Ability to communicate in both Spanish and English, written and spoken formats, preferred.
Hourly wage: $13.4058 per hour plus benefits.
For detailed job description & application, contact Sterling Workforce Center.
(Typing and data entry tests will be required with submitted applications and will be completed at the Sterling Workforce Center.)
Submit completed application and resume to:
Sterling Workforce Center
100 Broadway STE 24
Sterling, CO 80751