Employment Opportunities


The LGA, as a service to our members, posts notices of employment opportunities available in those localities and firms that are LGA members. The content of each announcement is supplied by the member, and any questions should be directed to the person identified in that announcement.

Postings to the Employment Opportunity page will run for 30 days and then deleted, unless we are instructed otherwise when the posting is requested.

LGA members desiring to post an announcement in this section may send the announcement to Adele MacLean, am7m@virginia.edu.

Employment opportunities are posted as they are received. If there are no postings, check back at a later date.

Assistant City Attorney
Department of Social Services

The Virginia Beach City Attorney is accepting applications for a full-time position of Assistant City Attorney, with a starting salary of $68,502. The position involves representation of the Department of Human Services and all of its divisions in administrative and litigation matters. Job responsibilities include providing legal advice; preparing legal documents; and representing the department in connection with matters involving child abuse and neglect, foster care and adult protective services in state courts and before administrative tribunals. Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with court officials, city officials, and the general public; ability to present complex ideas effectively both orally and in writing; and must be licensed to practice law in the State of Virginia. Please submit a City application, resumé, writing sample, and law school transcripts. Applications must be received no later than September 1, 2015. www.vbgov.com. EOE.

Deputy/Senior Assistant County Attorney

The County Attorney's Office seeks an energetic Deputy/Senior Assistant County Attorney who enjoys the varied challenges of a fast paced, high volume local government practice. We offer an excellent benefits package, including membership in the Virginia Retirement System. The successful candidate will be responsible for pursuit/defense of complex civil litigation, including but not limited to erroneous assessment cases, transportation and construction contract claims; s/he will also perform legal research and prepare legal opinions and briefs; review bonds, contracts, and planning documents; and provide legal advice to various county departments. The ideal applicant will have at least seven to ten years of local government experience, including experience litigating matters at both state and federal court levels. Experience handling complex land use matters, as well as employment law issues and tax-related litigation preferred. A valid Virginia law license and good standing with the Virginia State Bar is required. Salary range is $90,000 to $138,999, depending on qualifications. Submit an on-line County employment application, resume, writing sample, case information highlighting litigation experience, and law school transcripts at www.spotsylvania.va.us. Spotsylvania County is an equal opportunity employer. The position will remain open until filled.