Association for Los Angeles Deputy Sheriffs

Association for Los Angeles Deputy Sheriffs

Defense Representative I

Based in Los Angeles County, CA


Salary Range $5,739 to $7,110 Monthly

ALADS offers excellent pay and fringe benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, and a retirement plan.

Under general direction, the Defense Representative performs a wide variety of administrative staff work requiring specialized knowledge of the Association, employee relations and general office procedures, communications, including frequent and responsible public and member contact; works cooperatively with staff; and performs other duties as assigned.


  • Assists individual members in their employment relationship with the County of Los Angeles;
  • Assists individual members in preparing and processing grievances and represents them in administrative hearings;
  • Analyzes and makes recommendations for the resolution of problems and work procedure;
  • Attends meetings of the Unit Representatives;
  • Contributes to the publication of the ALADS Dispatcher, other publications, and other communication efforts;
  • Prepares reports, studies, and correspondence;
  • Conducts work site visitations;
  • Represents ALADS at various meetings as required;
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration or closely related discipline and at least one (1) year of full-time experience in a related professional capacity.

Knowledge of public sector unionism, California labor laws, organizing methods, administrative hearings, collective bargaining, dispute resolution, employee relations, modern office practices and procedures, current personnel practices, and principles of communication.

Ability to perform a wide variety of highly responsible duties, use advanced English skills, including spelling, grammar, sentence structure, and original composition; prepare accurate reports; exercise independent judgment on matters where the consequence of error is moderate; establish and maintain effective relations with staff, members and the public; and work under pressure accomplishing the duties and responsibilities of the position.

Must have a valid California driver’s license, proof of car insurance, a dependable vehicle available to work each business day, and be willing to travel extensively throughout Los Angeles County on a regular basis, along with a willingness to work a flexible schedule, beyond forty (40) hours per week, be on-call and work occasional weekends.

To Apply:
If you meet these requirements and are interested in the position, please send your résumé and cover letter, mentioning this posting from unionjobs.com, to careers@alads.org. Include “Defense Representative” and your full name in the subject line.

WHEN APPLYING: Be sure to indicate that you saw this information at UNIONJOBS.COM.