July 6, 2011 at 1:31 pm #134625
The City of Sioux City is currently seeking a dynamic attorney with a track record of success to manage the legal affairs of a progressive community as City Attorney. The City Attorney serves as the director of the City's legal department and chief counsel to the five member City Council. The City Attorney prepares resolutions, ordinances, contracts, leases, franchises, and other legal documents for Council meetings; reviews ordinances and prepares City contracts. Additionally, the City Attorney attends meetings of the Council and City boards and commissions, serves as legal advisor to these groups and represents the City in legal matters, brings suits necessary to be instituted by the City and defends the City in suits brought against it. The City Attorney supervises the Legal staff, which includes three Assistant City Attorneys, a Risk Manager and two clerical employees.
Qualifying entrance background is graduation from a law school of recognized standing; licensed to practice in the state of Iowa or the ability to obtain such within six months from the date of hire via motion; background in litigation and previous experience managing a law office. This position requires a detailed background investigation.
To learn more about this opening, visit http://careers.govtjobs.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site_id=9366&t731=202974&jb=8203557
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