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.

CITY OF DANVILLE
Assistant City Attorney

The City of Danville is seeking applicants for the position of Assistant City Attorney I. The successful candidate will provide legal advice regarding the mitigation of blighted properties. Position requires a Juris Doctor Degree and applicant must be a member of the Virginia Bar. Experience in municipal law and real estate law, or a willingness to self educate in these areas is desirable. Position requires City residence. Submit a completed City of Danville application, cover letter, and resume. All submissions confidential. Apply on the City of Danville website at www.danville-va.gov. Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications accepted through April 30, 2015.

LOUISA COUNTY
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, and department heads, as well as to 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; and 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, candidates must complete a Louisa County Employment Application. EOE

LOUISA COUNTY
Assistant County Attorney

The Assistant County Attorney performs complex professional work under the direction of the County Attorney. The Louisa County Attorney's Office represents the County by providing timely legal services and advice to the Board of Supervisors, Constitutional Officers and Department Heads, as well as all of the various Boards, Authorities and commissions in and for Louisa County. The Assistant County Attorney is expected to assist the County Attorney in serving all internal clients, but has primary (first-line) responsibility for the Louisa County Department of Human Services. The other practice areas of the Assistant County Attorney will be based upon the strengths and interests of the applicant and the needs of the County. For complete details for the position, please visit our website at www.louisacounty.com. To be considered, a completed Louisa County Employment Application is required. This professional opportunity will remain open until filled.

LOUDOUN COUNTY
Assistant County Attorney

The Assistant County Attorney for Loudoun County is responsible for representing the County in all matters related to procurement and contracts, including construction contracts, leases, license agreements, and public-private partnerships. The duties of the Assistant County Attorney 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 in administrative proceedings. The successful candidate must manage multiple projects in a timely and efficient manner, supervise paralegal 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 skills (verbal and written) are required. The position requires a Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school and seven years of relevant experience. The candidate must be a member of the Virginia State Bar. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check. Salary Range: $75,551-$144,937. Recruitment # 15-A312A-0952. Visit our online employment center at www.loudoun.gov for more information and to apply. EOE

LOUDOUN COUNTY
Assistant County Attorney
(Real Estate)

The Office of the County Attorney is seeking an experienced real estate attorney to support the office as an Assistant County Attorney with Loudoun County Government. This position is primarily responsible for providing legal support for real property transactions related to capital projects, particularly right-of-way and easement acquisitions. Principal duties include: reviewing and analyzing title reports and taking appropriate action to secure a clear title; preparing and updating templates; drafting and reviewing contracts, deeds and other transaction documents and legal instruments; assisting staff with negotiations; advising staff and board members regarding, and ensuring compliance with legal requirements for, eminent domain; and other duties as assigned. The successful candidate must be able to independently manage legal work for multiple projects in a timely and efficient manner; work effectively with staff to ensure that projects progress to construction and completion on schedule; provide reliable legal advice to county staff and board members; and attend late evening meetings as needed. Significant experience in real estate transactions and excellent written and oral communication skills are required. Candidates with eminent domain experience are preferred. Applications should highlight relevant experience. The position requires a Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school and at least three years of relevant experience. The candidate must be a member of the Virginia State Bar. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check. Salary Range: $66,481-$127,538. Recruitment # 15-A212A-0995. Visit our online employment center at www.loudoun.gov for more information and to apply. EOE

CITY OF NEWPORT NEWS
Assistant City Attorney

The City Attorney is accepting applications from attorneys for a full-time position as an Assistant City Attorney. Civil and administrative litigation or local government law experience is preferred. Among the preferred practice areas are litigation including personal injury and property damage defense, employment, tax, workers' compensation, custody and/or construction contract claims or general counsel on a broad range of legal issues to major City departments. Salary is negotiable depending upon experience and qualifications. The City provides an excellent benefits package. Must be a graduate of an accredited law school and a member of the Virginia State Bar in good standing. The position will become available June 1, 2015, and will remain open until filled. Please complete a City application on-line at www.jobs-nngov.com and submit resume, salary requirements, Virginia State Bar number and writing sample to Law Office Administrator, Office of the City Attorney, 2400 Washington Avenue, Newport News, VA 23607. EOE.