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.

Associate General Counsel

Announcement Number: MWAA-16-11563

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority is seeking to hire an Associate General Counsel for the Office of General Counsel at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. The Associate General Counsel is the Airports Authority's lead attorney and legal advisor to Airports Authority management on all aspects of construction-related activities in its Aviation Enterprise, advises on and represents the Airports Authority in its commercial programs and conducts special projects in all areas of law (including constitutional law, administrative law, contract law, tort law and property law) in both the Aviation Enterprise and the Dulles Corridor Enterprise of the Airports Authority. Excellent starting wages and benefits package. Please visit our website for the complete job announcement and qualification requirement details at www.mwaa.com and to apply online. Applications must be received by June 24, 2016. EOE.

Assistant County Attorney

Frederick County seeks a full-time Assistant County Attorney. Essential functions of the position include rendering general advice on County legal matters, preparing proposed ordinances, representing the County in litigation matters, including tax collection matters and misdemeanor proceedings involving County Code violations, reviewing/advising on land use actions, preparing, reviewing, and advising on contracts, monitoring and advising on proposed federal/state legislation, attending meetings of and advising County boards, commissions, and agencies, and performing related tasks involving the County's legal affairs. The position requires a Juris Doctor from an ABA-accredited law school and 0-3 years practice experience in Virginia, with admission to practice or ability to gain admission to practice in Virginia within 6 months of employment. Employment is contingent on the successful completion of a criminal background check. Salary range: $65,800-$105,400. 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. Position will remain open until filled. To apply, go to http://www.fcva.us/Home/Components/JobPosts/Job/1319/31. Completion of a Frederick County employment application and the submission of a resume is required.

Assistant or Deputy City Attorney

The City of Norfolk seeks applicants for a position as a civil litigator in the City Attorney's Office. The successful applicant will handle cases in both state and federal courts, primarily involving liability claims against the City or its employees. Typical litigation cases will involve police activities, civil rights matters, premises liability, automobile accidents, and worker's compensation, and may also administrative proceedings, claims adjustment, and preparation of legal opinions for the City. Jury trial experience is preferred. Admission to Virginia State Bar required, plus admission or eligibility for admission to bar of United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. The position will be filled as either an Assistant City Attorney or a Deputy City Attorney. Salary commensurate with experience, plus a generous benefits package. Applicants should submit a resume and cover letter addressed to Heather Mullen, Deputy City Attorney, 810 Union Street, Suite 900, Norfolk, VA 23510 (email: Heather.Mullen@norfolk.gov). Position will remain open until filled.