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Notice #: 05527382

County of Maui



Applications, resumé and letter of intent must be received no later than February 9, 2007

Type of Position:

Appointed position concurrent with the term of the County Council; not a civil service position.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Works independently with minimal supervision to perform research and committee work assignments for the Office of Council Services, as well as provide the legislative branch with written and oral legal advice on a variety of legal issues that frequently affect the legislative branch. Research work includes: gathering, reviewing and evaluating information; drafting legislation, press releases, testimonies and correspondence; preparing written reports; and responding to inquiries from other agencies and the public. Committee work includes: research work; setting meeting agendas; staffing meetings (which may include off-island and evening meetings); preparing summary minutes and committee reports; and providing other assistance and services to facilitate the work of the Council and its committees. Legal work includes: reviewing opinions, bills, resolutions, contracts, and other documents upon request, and research work requiring legal training. Other related duties may be assigned, including light lifting and setting up facilities for meetings.

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a degree in law. (Attach official transcript or copy of diploma).

Citizenship and Residence: All persons seeking employment with the Office of Council Services shall be citizens, nationals, or permanent resident aliens of the United States, or eligible under Federal law for unrestricted employment in the United States.

License requirements: Possession of a license to practice law in the State of Hawaii, and a valid motor vehicle operator\u2019s license.

Physical condition: Able to meet certain physical requirements such as lifting of equipment weighing 50 pounds. Occasionally, travel on light aircraft is required.


All applicants must qualify on written examinations.


Salary range from $49,332 to $88,632 annually, as established by Section 2.08.060 of the Maui County Code, depending on the number of full years that has elapsed since the attorney was admitted to the practice of law in any state or the District of Columbia, as of the beginning of the fiscal year.

Applications May Be Obtained At:

The Office of Council Services, County of Maui, Kalana O Maui Building, 200 South High Street, 7th Floor, Wailuku, Hawaii or at the County website at:

Applications, together with a resumé and
letter of intent, must be presented to:

Office of Council Services
County of Maui
Kalana O Maui Building, 7th Floor
200 S. High Street
Wailuku, Hawaii 96793

The County of Maui does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national
origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services.