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, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Employment opportunities are posted as they are received. If there are no postings, check back at a later date.
CITY OF RICHMOND
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.
Assistant County Attorney I
The Henrico County Attorney's Office seeks to hire an entry level, full-time attorney with a strong academic background and excellent research and writing skills to assist in providing a full range of legal services to County agencies, boards and officials. Responsibilities include performing legal research, reviewing and drafting contracts, ordinances, resolutions and legal opinions, client counseling, and litigation before state and federal courts and administrative tribunals. Breadth of responsibilities will include administrative, building code, construction, contract, environmental, land use, real property, tort defense, public utilities, and other matters related to Virginia local government law. A demonstrated interest and experience in local government and/or environmental law is preferred but is not a requirement.
Applicants must have a Juris Doctor degree and must be a member in good standing of the Virginia State Bar at the time of application.
The pay range for this entry-level position is $62,616-$112,517. The starting salary will depend on the qualifications of the successful applicant and is expected to be at the low end of the pay range. Deadline for completion of an online Henrico County application form is February 24, 2014.
Applications will be accepted only via Henrico County's online job site at www.henricojobs.com. EOE.
LOCAL GOVERNMENT ATTORNEYS OF VIRGINIA, INC.
Administrative Director, Part-Time
SALARY: DOQ. Offices in Richmond.
The LGA is the primary professional organization for Virginia localities, law firms, and government organizations specializing in local government law. The association has almost 300 members, represented by over 700 attorneys.
This position averages 15-20/hours week; however, schedule varies, depending on work demands. Ongoing responsibilities include: (1) managing day-to-day affairs of the LGA, its board of directors and standing committees; (2) overseeing contractual agreements for staff support and membership services, ensuring that all work is timely, accurate, and meets intended purposes; (3) serving as LGA assistant treasurer and assistant secretary; and (4) assisting the board and staff in communicating LGA’s programs and services to members and the larger legal community.
This position requires independent and critical thought, flexibility, initiative, and sound judgment; excellent oral and written communications; and ability to manage a budget. Other qualifications include BA/BS degree, with some knowledge of local government desirable; and at least five years’ work experience in administrative and project management, preferably with nonprofit or government sector.
APPLICATION: For more information and instructions on applying, please click here.
Deadline: Friday, April 4, 2014. No phone calls or written queries, please.
CITY OF HAMPTON
Sr. Deputy City Attorney/Litigator
Closing date: March 28, 2014
The Hampton City Attorney’s Office is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Sr. Deputy City Attorney/Litigator. The Litigation Attorney works with other litigators and litigation support staff in the office. The successful candidate must have a minimum of seven (7) years professional legal experience, five (5) of which must have been in government/municipal
legal practice; a minimum of seven (7) years of experience in litigating significant cases in federal, state trial and appellate courts required; first chair trial experience in federal court is preferred. Additionally, the candidate must possess significant experience in handling ADA, FLSA, FMLA, WC, EEOC and other employment law matters, and also be experienced in construction and tax litigation cases. The position undertakes other assignments as needed including providing legal services to the Hampton Police Division and the Hampton Division of Fire & Rescue. Excellent writing skills, sharp analytical skills and strong research abilities are essential. The Litigation Attorney must be able to work well in a group and must possess a sincere interest in serving a municipality. The qualified candidate must be licensed in all Virginia and federal courts and must be active and in good standing in the Virginia State Bar. Please submit both a writing sample and a resume in order to be considered for this position.
This position may be hired at the Senior Deputy or Deputy level, depending on qualifications. The City of Hampton offers a generous benefits package. For more information and to apply, please visit our website at www.hampton.gov/hire. EOE.