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

The Assistant Loudoun County Attorney position is responsible for representing the County in all matters related to procurement and contracts including construction contracts, leases, license agreements, and public-private partnerships. Duties include negotiating, preparing and reviewing contracts and other transactional documents; advising the Board of Supervisors and County staff on a variety of legal issues; and representing the County in state and federal court and administrative proceedings. The successful candidate must manage multiple projects in a timely and efficient manner, supervise paralegal's work, and attend late evening meetings as needed. Demonstrated expertise concerning the Virginia Public Procurement Act is preferred. Significant experience in contract matters and excellent communication (verbal and written) skills are required. Requires a Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school and seven years of relevant experience. Must be a member of the Virginia State Bar. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check. (Salary Range: $75,551-$144,937) Recruitment # 15-A312A-0952. Apply immediately. Visit our on-line employment center at www.loudoun.gov for more information and to apply. EOE

County Attorney

The Louisa County Attorney is the Chief Legal Officer and Counsel to the County of Louisa. The Louisa County Attorney reports directly to and is responsible to the Louisa County Board of Supervisors. The Louisa County Attorney represents the County by providing timely legal services and advice to the Board of Supervisors, Constitutional Officers, Department Heads, as well as the various boards, authorities and commissions in and for Louisa County. The Louisa County Attorney performs complex legal work including the management and trial of complex civil litigation; works with insurance counsel and outside counsel, reviews and prepares legal documents including ordinances, legal opinions and contracts. The Louisa County Attorney is the primary risk management officer for the County and works daily with leadership, staff, and citizens to resolve problems. For complete details for the position of County Attorney, please visit our website at www.louisacounty.com. To be considered, a completed Louisa County Employment Application is required. EOE.

Deputy Town Attorney

As the seat of government for one of the fastest growing counties in the United States, Leesburg (population 47,000+) has been successful at preserving its heritage while embracing the advantages of close proximity (35 miles) to Washington, D.C. The Town is a customer service oriented organization that values teamwork, leadership, technology, and performance excellence. The Deputy Town Attorney assists the Town Attorney by advising the Mayor and Town Council and all Town boards, commissions, agencies and officials; representing the Town in all judicial proceedings and before administrative agencies; providing legal services in transactions involving the Town, including contracts, financings, real estate transactions, bonds and dedications with land applications; preparing and reviewing ordinances and regulations; and working on other Town matters deemed by the Town Attorney to require legal representation. The ideal candidate will be an attorney who enjoys a fast-paced work environment, is able to research and write legal opinions and briefs, enjoys the courtroom and public meeting experience, and is able to attend several evening and night-time meetings per month. The position requires a Juris Doctorate, a license to practice law in the state of Virginia, and membership in good standing with the Virginia State Bar; experience in local government law and/or litigation is preferred. The Town offers a competitive salary ($82,000-$100,000) and benefits package, including retirement as allowed under the Virginia Retirement System. To apply, please fill out an on-line application and submit a detailed resume and salary history at www.leesburgva.gov. For more information please call 703/771-2707. EEO/ADA. Position open until filled.

County Attorney

James City County is seeking a candidate with extensive law experience in the public sector to perform advanced professional and supervisory work while serving as chief legal advisor to the County government in all matters affecting the legal interests of the County. Work is performed under the direct supervision of the County Administrator. Position manages the law business of the County and departments, boards, commissions and agencies thereof, or in which the County has an interest; institutes, prosecutes, defends, comprises and settles all legal proceedings; advises the Board of Supervisors on legal matters; and, supervises staff and the administration of the County Attorney's Office. Candidates must have a degree of law from accredited school and be a member of the Virginia State Bar, as well as knowledge of laws, legal precedents, court cases, and administrative regulations pertaining to local government in the Commonwealth of Virginia and the ability to provide sound legal advice to government officials on a wide variety of circumstances and situations; effectively plan, coordinate, and provide guidance to subordinate attorneys; establish and maintain effective working relationships with County officials and employees, other attorneys, representatives of community and government agencies, and the general public; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; and, prepare clear and concise reports and legal materials. Accepting applications until position is filled. For more information, please visit our website at https://jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov/.