Job Description and Duties:
If you previously applied to JC #429710 you do not need to reapply.

A Government Entity is recruiting to fill an Attorney IV vacancy in the Legal Affairs Bureau.

As a valued member of A Government Entity , the incumbent will work to continually enhance the professionalism of California law enforcement by working with A Government Entity staff and the A Government Entity Commission on legal issues involving development and implementation of training and selection standards, certification of police officers, investigation of police misconduct cases for purposes of decertification, and supporting POST's various bureaus with a wide range of legal issues involving POST's operations. Common tasks include working with executive management on various matters involving A Government Entity operations; working with POST's Professional Conduct Bureaus in investigation of police misconduct and the selection and preparation of cases for decertification; coordinating with the Office of the Attorney General regarding litigation involving A Government Entity ; analyzing court records to determine peace officer disqualification; appearing before the Peace Officer Accountability Advisory Board and the A Government EntityCommission; responding to Public Records Act requests; handling internal personnel matters; analyzing local agency compliance with POST regulations; determining legal requirements for law enforcement training; implementing and interpreting legislative mandates; and drafting proposed legislative language.

Licensing requirement: Incumbent must maintain active membership in the California State Bar and be a member in good standing.

This position is subject to POST's Conflict of Interest Code. The incumbent is required to submit a Statement of Economic Interests (Form 700) within 30 days of assuming office, annually by April 1, and within 30 days of leaving office.

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement. (

Working Conditions:
POST headquarters is located at 860 Stillwater Road, Suite 100, West Sacramento, near IKEA, Starbucks, and downtown Sacramento. This location has easy freeway access, is near many eateries, and offers FREE electric car charging stations, and FREE parking.

Hybrid telework is available for employees who can satisfactorily perform their essential work functions independently and remotely.

Telework eligibility is pursuant to Government Code section 14200 for eligible applicants residing in California. POST has a minimum in-office requirement of three days per week for all positions including those that are eligible for telework.

Works in an office setting with artificial lighting and temperature control. Primarily sedentary for extended periods of time; uses a computer and other common office equipment; participates in meetings.

Regular and consistent attendance is critical to the successful performance of this position.

Special Requirements:
  • The position(s) require(s) a(n) California State Bar Membership License. You will be required to provide a copy of your license prior to being hired.
  • A fingerprint check is required.f