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City Attorney

Perry

Posted: Jul. 5, 2019

End Date: Aug. 2, 2019


The City of Perry is seeking qualified applicants for the position of City Attorney.

Salary Range:  $72,800 - $116,800

GENERAL NATURE OF WORK:
Position provides legal advice to Mayor, Council and City staff.  Represents the City in legal matters.  Coordinates legal activities.  Supervises assigned staff.
 
EXAMPLES OF TASKS:
  • Attend all meetings of the City Council and provide responses/research as requested.
  • Provide legal research for City Manager and department head requests.
  • Coordinate legal services with contracted attorneys.
  • Prepare/monitor responses to legal requests.
  • Represent the City in legal court/hearing procedures.
  • Prepare ordinances as needed.
  • Coordinate real estate acquisitions.
  • Represent the City’s response to regulatory bodies as needed.
  • Provide legal advice to Council authorities, boards and commissions as needed.
  • Monitor, evaluate and train assigned staff.
  • Represents the City’s position in the Municipal Court of the City of Perry.
  • Review contracts to protect the City’s interests.
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT:
  • Primarily office, some outside travel, appearances in court, and night meetings.
 
SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Supervise, monitor, train and evaluate assigned assistant city attorneys, legal staff and others as assigned.  Monitor certified legal services for Municipal Court’s prosecuting attorneys.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 
  • Possess and maintain a current membership in the legal bar of Georgia.
  • Ability to effectively communicate in oral and written business English.
  • Experience with local government issues.
 
This position requires pre-employment and post-accident drug screening.

Complete job posting may be viewed on our website at www.perry-ga.gov.  Applications/resumes may be submitted to City of Perry, Attn:  Karen Bycenski, P.O. Box 2030 (1211 Washington Street), Perry, GA 31069; via e-mail at karen.bycenski@perry-ga.gov; or faxed to 478-988-2716.  Questions may be directed to Karen Bycenski at 478-988-2713.

The City of Perry is an Equal Opportunity Employer