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Assistant City Attorney

Category: Other
Description:
THE CITY OF ASHEVILLE IS ACTIVELY SEEKING AN ASSISTANT CITY ATTORNEY TO JOIN THE LEGAL DEPARTMENT. AN EMPLOYEE IN THIS CLASS GIVES LEGAL COUNSEL AND ADVICE TO THE CITY MANAGER, CITY DEPARTMENTS AND CITY BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS. WORK INVOLVES PREPARING AND REVIEWING LEGAL DOCUMENTS FOR THE CITY AND POTENTIALLY REPRESENTING THE CITY IN STATE AND FEDERAL TRIAL AND APPELLATE COURT AS WELL AS ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEEDINGS. EMPLOYEE MUST EXERCISE INDEPENDENT JUDGMENT, DISCRETION, AND INITIATIVE IN COMPLETING ASSIGNMENTS. EMPLOYEE MUST ALSO EXERCISE TACT AND COURTESY IN FREQUENT CONTACT WITH TAXPAYERS, ATTORNEYS AND THE GENERAL PUBLIC. EMPLOYEE MAY PERFORM DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF THE DEPUTY CITY ATTORNEY OR CITY ATTORNEY IN THEIR ABSENCE. WORK IS PERFORMED UNDER GENERAL SUPERVISION OF THE DEPUTY CITY ATTORNEY AND IS EVALUATED THROUGH OBSERVATION, CONFERENCES AND REVIEW OF WORK PERFORMED. FULL-TIME 37.5 HOURS PER WEEK; EXEMPT POSITION TYPICAL HOURS ARE MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM, MUST BE WILLING TO WORK EVENINGS AND WEEKENDS AS NEEDED. INITIAL REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS WILL OCCUR ON MONDAY, AUGUST 27TH WITH ADDITIONAL APPLICATIONS BEING REVIEWED UPON RECEIPT. TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS EXCITING OPPORTUNITY WITH US, PLEASE SUBMIT A JOB APPLICATION AT: WWW.ASHEVILLENC.GOV/JOBS
Employer: City of Asheville
Expires: 7/27/2019
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