Orange County
(Santa Ana, California)

Executive Director of the Office of Independent Review

The County of Orange is recruiting for a highly experienced California licensed attorney to manage the day-to-day activities of the Office of Independent Review (OIR). Appointed by and serving at the discretion of the County Board of Supervisors, the Executive Director of the OIR will oversee, review, monitor, assist, and advise the Orange County Board of Supervisors in the investigation of selected internal and citizen complaints and other administrative investigations, which may include allegations of misconduct. Oversight responsibilities of the OIR include oversight and review of the Orange County Sheriff’s Department, Office of the District Attorney, Office of the Public Defender, the Probation Department, and the Social Services Agency. The Office has an estimated FY 2017/18 operating budget of approximately $455,000. An experience base of at least 3 years of related experience in conducting oversight of law enforcement personnel and departments, related legal experience, typically civil rights and/or criminal law, and experience working with individuals of diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds is required. Must be an attorney licensed to practice law in the State of California and shall have had no imposition of discipline by any State or Federal Bar. Interested candidates should apply by submitting a comprehensive resume, compelling cover letter, 6 professional references, and current salary via email to Candidates are encouraged to submit applications before October 16, 2017. If you have any questions or wish to discuss the opportunity further, please call Robert Burg at (916) 630-4900. Additional information available at