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Are you an experienced administrative leader who has a collaborative and team-oriented management style? Are you committed to efficient and effective service delivery? Do you have experience managing a law office and supporting personnel? If so, Come Lead with Us at Washington County as our Administrative Manager for the District Attorney’s Office!

The District Attorney’s Administrative Manager will work with the District Attorney to manage, coordinate, and plan diverse department-specific administrative functions. In this role, you will have the opportunity to use your exceptional management and interpersonal skills to build relationships within all programs of the DA’s Office; collaborate on creating and enhancing policies and procedures both within the DA’s Office and with criminal justice system partner agencies; and use your skills in managing budgets within a large county department. The Administrative Manager will coordinate the preparation of the annual budget; oversee facilities, information technology and management information systems planning, grants, contracts, and departmental purchasing; as well as hire and manage supervisory, professional, technical and clerical staff for the department, including management of personnel issues such as discipline, staffing and recruitments.

The successful candidate will be someone with sound knowledge and judgment related to the principles of government finance, exceptional leadership skills, and have an inclusive management style. Criminal justice system or law firm experience is preferred but not required.

To learn more about the Washington County District Attorney’s Office role in our community, please visit their website by clicking the following link: District Attorney’s Office.

Education and Experience:

  • A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree from a four-year college or university with a major in business or public administration, finance, or a closely related field; AND
  • At least five (5) years of progressively responsible professional experience in administrative, management, intergovernmental, operations, budgetary and similar analyses that includes at least three (3) or more years of professional level supervisory experience.


If you are interested in applying for this opening, please visit our website at and search for job #2019-280 before the deadline of October 13, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. Please submit a completed Washington County employment application with a cover letter, and comprehensive resume attached to the electronic application.

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☆ Dont forget to tell your interviewer that you heard about this opportunity from the Urban League of Portland ☆