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 County Attorney

Remember why you decided to became a lawyer in the first place? The Spotsylvania County Attorney's Office seeks an energetic attorney who enjoys the varied challenges of local government practice. We offer excellent benefits (including membership in the Virginia Retirement System) and the opportunity to reap the rewards of representing a dynamic, growing community. Our office also offers an opportunity to form a healthy work/life balance. The Assistant County Attorney will litigate cases in all state and federal courts, perform legal research; prepare legal opinions and briefs; review bonds and contracts; review planning documents; and provide legal advice to various County Departments. The position requires the ability to communicate well both orally and in writing. Experience in zoning, animal control and general code compliance cases preferred. License to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia and Juris Doctor required; two to five years of legal experience is desirable. Previous government experience helpful. Please submit a resume, transcript and writing sample with a County employment application at www.spotsylvania.va.us. Starting Salary Range: $75,047 to $97,561 depending on qualifications. Application Deadline: Continuous. For questions, please call 540/507-7290. EOE.

County Attorney

Loudoun County is seeking an experienced attorney, with a demonstrated track record in leading and managing legal staff, to be the new County Attorney. The County Attorney advises all county boards, commissions, agencies, and officials; represents the County in all judicial proceedings and before administrative agencies; interacts frequently with attorneys from the Loudoun County Public Schools and the towns within the county; provides legal services in transactions involving the County, including but not limited to, contracts, financings, real estate transactions, bonds, and preparation and review of ordinances and regulations. Requirements include a JD degree, Virginia Bar membership, and at least 10 years' experience practicing law, including supervisory experience. Preferred qualifications include legal expertise in land use, employment, litigation, legislation, and public finance. Residency within the county after acceptance of the position is strongly desired. The salary range for County Attorney is $185,000 to $200,000, plus an excellent benefits package. The position is open until filled, with a first review of applications scheduled for July 1, 2014. For more information, including how to apply or to whom to direct any questions about the position, please visit http://thenovakconsultinggroup.com/county-attorney-loudoun-county-virginia.

Assistant City Attorney I

The City of Richmond seeks to hire a full-time Assistant City Attorney, with a salary range of $56,101 to $92,149. Although no minimum experience is required for the position, four years of experience is preferred. The attorney's primary responsibilities may involve handling significant cases in federal and state trial and appellate courts. Significant experience handling complex civil litigation, especially significant trial experience in federal courts, is preferred. Alternatively, the position may involve providing advice and representation to city agencies in such areas as audit, finance, tax, retirement, and other assignments as needed. The position will remain open until filled. An online application must be completed at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/richmond/default.cfm. Please attach a resume and writing sample to the online application, or mail these documents to Allen L. Jackson, City Attorney, 900 East Broad Street, Suite 300, Richmond, VA 23210. Applications submitted without all requested items will be considered incomplete. EEO/AA.