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.

Town Attorney

The Town of Herndon, population 23,570, located in the Dulles Corridor of Northern Virginia in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, seeks a Town Attorney to represent the Town in all legal matters. The Town Attorney advises and renders legal opinions to the Town Council, Mayor, Town Manager, and other town bodies (including boards, commissions, and departments) on legal matters affecting the Town and its operation, policies, and procedures. The position requires a JD from an accredited law school and extensive experience as a practicing attorney in Virginia; familiarity with, and the previous practice of, local government law is preferred. For more information, please visit the town website at www.herndon-va.gov. To apply, send a resume and cover letter to Department of Human Resources, Town of Herndon, P.O. Box 427, Herndon, VA 20172. Applications must submitted by January 26, 2015.

Senior/Assistant County Attorney

The Stafford County Attorney's Office is seeking an experienced, innovative, enthusiastic, and highly motivated individual for the full-time position of Senior Assistant County Attorney, but we may underfill the position as an Assistant County Attorney. The Senior Assistant County Attorney will assist the County Attorney in providing written and oral advice to the Board of Supervisors, the County Administrator and County staff, Constitutional Officers, and boards, commissions, and committees appointed by the Board of Supervisors. The Senior Assistant will be expected to attend some Board of Supervisors meetings, which are generally held in the evenings, and serve as legal advisor at some Board committee meetings. Significant Virginia local government experience is required, including drafting and reviewing the following: resolutions, ordinances, deeds of conveyance and easement, leases, contracts, and other agreements. Knowledge of and experience with the following areas of Virginia law is highly desirable: condemnation/eminent domain, local taxation, FOIA, bankruptcy, real estate, construction, public water and sewer, public works, code enforcement, employment/personnel, public procurement, economic development, and land use. The salary range for the Senior Assistant County Attorney position is $90,376.00-$140,108.80 annually, and the Assistant County Attorney position is $80,683.20-$125,112.00 annually. Salary is negotiable depending on experience and qualifications. For more information and to apply, please see the Human Resources page on the County's website (www.staffordcountyva.gov). Applications must be submitted before midnight on Sunday February 1, 2015.