WE’RE HIRING: LEGISLATIVE ATTORNEY
Who We Are
The Office of Council Services provides administrative services to the Council Chair, Council Members and the Council’s District Offices.
Appointment and Salary
Legislative Attorneys are appointed by the Council for the 2017-2019 Council term, and do not have permanent or civil service status. The term began at noon on January 2, 2017 and expires on January 2, 2019. Legislative Attorneys may be reappointed by future Councils to additional terms.
Examples of Duties
The following are examples of duties and are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in this class. The omission of specific duties does not preclude management from assigning such duties, if such duties are a logical assignment for the position
- Carries out the functions of the Office of Council Services, including assisting the County Council, its committees, and the Council members in their legislative responsibilities.
- Routine work includes reviewing and analyzing laws, opinions, bills, resolutions, budget documents, contracts, and other documents.
- Perform a variety of research work for the Office of Council Services.
- Staff Council committee meetings.
- Use of current word processing software is required.
- Occasionally, attendance at night meetings and off-island meetings may be required, as well as travel by light aircraft or ferry.
- Moderate lifting, setting up facilities, operating automobiles and use of electronic and sound equipment.
- Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualification Requirements
- Current Hawaii State Bar license
- Strong research and writing skills
- Qualification on a test administered by the Office of Council Services
- Valid motor vehicle operator’s license
- Ability to lift equipment weighing 30 pounds
$61,077 to $119,943 annually, as established by Section 2.08.060, Maui County Code, typically depending on the number of full years that have 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 (July 1, 2017).
How to Apply
Applications are available 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:
Submit completed application, resumé and letter of intent via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline to Apply
Continuous recruitment until needs are met.
If you have questions or need more information, contact the Office of the County Clerk at email@example.com, or Deputy County Clerk Josiah Nishita at (808) 270-7748.
Pre-employment/Post-offer Drug Screening Test
Applicants must pass a pre‑employment/post-offer drug screening test as a condition of employment. There is no retesting or re-evaluation process.
The Office of Council Services and the Maui County Council do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, color, ancestry, national origin, disability, marital status, pregnancy, arrest and court record, assignment of child support, National Guard participation, or any other basis covered by State or Federal laws governing nondiscrimination.