This is a Governor appointed position and applicants are required to complete the online application form selecting the relevant job title. Applicants that fail to submit an application to the California Governor’s Office will not be consider for this position. – https: www.gov.ca.gov/application-for-appointment/
PLEASE NOTE DO NOT SUBMIT APPLICATIONS THROUGH CALCAREERS. YOU MUST APPLY FOR THIS POSITION THROUGH THE GOVERNORS OFFICE AT THE LINK ABOVE.
Job Description and Duties
The Department of Motor Vehicles is seeking a visionary in the legal profession for the role of Chief Counsel to serve as critical member of the organizations Executive Team in support of DMVs mission and commitment to modernize operations.
The Chief Counsel acts as legal advisor to the Director, DMV Executive Team, public officials and interested parties on a broad array of matters addressing licensing and motor vehicle services, including:
- Registration Issue titles and register for automobiles, trailers, vessels, and commercial vehicles (interstate and intrastate commerce).
- Licensing – Issue licenses to qualified drivers, provide identification services to the public, and verify the identity of those who hold either type of license.
- Driver Safety Monitor and evaluate the driving performance of licensed drivers and the advancement of autonomous vehicles.
- Motor Vehicle Industry Licensure License and regulate the occupations and businesses related to the manufacture, transport, sale and disposal of vehicles.
The incumbent in this position must be a critical thinker, possess intellectual curiosity, embrace digital advancement and be politically astute in a complex and changing environment. We are seeking a special individual that can balance modernization of the DMV with a risk intelligent approach.