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.

Deputy and Assistant City Attorney

The City of Richmond seeks to fill two attorney positions: Deputy City Attorney (Position No. 10M000000021; Salary Range $84,897-$137,877) and Assistant City Attorney (Position No. 10M000000018; Salary Range $56,101-$92,149). The Deputy City Attorney will be responsible for overseeing the work of attorneys and related support staff. The successful candidate must have at least six years of experience, but at least ten years including significant supervisory experience is preferred. There is no minimum for the position as Assistant City Attorney, but at least four years of experience is preferred. The attorneys' 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, would be preferred. Alternatively, the positions may involve providing advice and representation to City agencies in such areas as audit, finance, tax and retirement. Both positions will undertake other assignments as needed. The successful candidate for Deputy City Attorney must reside in the City during his or her continuance in such employment and all candidates must be members of the Virginia State Bar. Both positions will remain open until filled. An on-line 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, Suite 300, 900 E. Broad Street, Richmond, Virginia 23210. Applications submitted without attaching or mailing all requested items are considered incomplete. EEO/AA.


Public Safety Attorney

The Virginia Beach City Attorney’s Office seeks an experienced applicant for the position of Public Safety Attorney. Duties include advising the City’s public safety agencies, preparing written opinions, drafting ordinances and contracts, and representing the City in court. Excellent writing skills, sharp analytical skills, and strong research abilities are essential. Candidates with law enforcement, prosecutorial or military experience are preferred.  Starting salary is $79,850, plus City benefits.  Virginia State Bar membership required.  Submit City application, resume, writing sample, and law school transcripts at www.vbgov.com. EOE.