County of Orange

County of Orange

Executive Director, Office of Independent Review

Located on the Southern California coast with a culturally diverse population of 3.2 million residents, the County of Orange (Orange County) offers a high quality of life and a nearly perfect climate year-round. Visitors and residents alike have an opportunity to enjoy an abundance of world-class shopping, dining, and resort accommodations, as well as spectacular vistas with 42 miles of pristine, sandy coastline.

The County Board of Supervisors is seeking an Executive Director for the Office of Independent Review. The Executive Director will review, monitor, assist, oversee, 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. The ideal candidate must be well-versed in Federal and State statutory and constitutional laws, policies, and procedures governing the County, laws related to public safety investigations, and the essential elements of the Public Safety Officers Procedural Bill of Rights (POBR). An experience base of at least three 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 socio-economic backgrounds is required. The selected candidate will 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.

The annual salary for the Executive Director of the OIR is $137,675 to $261,081; placement within this range is dependent upon qualifications. The County also offers an attractive benefits package. If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please visit our website at to apply online. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call Gary Phillips at (916) 784-9080. Filing Deadline: 7/1/22

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