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File #: 12-1526    Version: 2
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 12/10/2012 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 1/15/2013 Final action: 1/15/2013
Title: Human Resources recommending the Board adopt Resolution 005-2013 revising the job specification for the Public Defender classification.
Attachments: 1. A - Public Defender Resolution.pdf, 2. B - Public Defender job spec.pdf, 3. Fully executed Resolution 005-2013.pdf
Title
Human Resources recommending the Board adopt Resolution 005-2013 revising the job specification for the Public Defender classification.
Body
Fiscal Impact/Change to Net County Cost
None.  Approval of this recommendation does not impact Net County Cost as the compensation amounts are not being revised.
Background/Reason for Recommendation
The Public Defender job classification was last revised in June 2000.  As a result of the announcement that the current Public Defender is retiring in early 2013, in preparation for a recruitment to fill this position Human Resources completed a review of the job classification.
Approval of this recommendation will incorporate standard langauge Human Resources is currently including in all job classifications, as well as add requirements that the Public Defender paticipate as a voting member on the Community Corrections Partnership in accordance with Assembly Bill 109 - Prison Realignment legislation.
In addition, Human Resources is recommending amendments to the minimum requirements of this position, including requiring candidates to have been practicing as an attorney in all of the courts of the State of California for at least one year preceding the date of appointment as the Public Defender in accordance with Government Code Section 27701, as well as include
 
Action(s) to be taken following Board approval
Board Chair to sign resolution and forward to Human Resources for implementation.
Contact
Karl Knobelauch