Assistant City Attorney

Legal
Full-time
City of Simi Valley
Until Filled
jobs@simivalley.org
8055836743
City of Simi Valley

Consider a legal career with the City of Simi Valley!
Do you want to make a meaningful impact on the community with your municipal law expertise?
Are you looking for an environment where every day is different but yet the organization is stable and predictable?
Does the idea of working with a small tight-knit legal team where you can report directly to the City Attorney sound appealing?
Are you approachable and able to advise all levels, e.g. city staff, boards and commissions, with sound legal opinions? 
Then we want to talk to you!

Under general direction, performs a variety of legal duties supporting the City Attorney's office including preparing and drafting briefs, pleadings, ordinances, resolutions, contracts, leases, permits, letters, memos, and other documents; receives and reviews claims and lawsuits against the City and recommends settlement; provides written and oral legal opinions to departments, employees and officers of the City; and prepares for and participates in court hearings, arbitration and trails on behalf of the City. 

Details:
Juris Doctorate, Membership in California State Bar, and Municipal law experience required.
Position will be filled at either the Deputy or Assistant level
Annual Salary Range: Deputy $102,196 to $132,855; Assistant $123,697 to $159,426 with Excellent Benefits (listed below)

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