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The City of Dublin, Georgia is currently taking applications for a full time Staff Attorney.
The staff attorney serves as legal advisor to the City Manager, City Treasurer, City Clerk and other staff as may be required. The staff attorney performs duties as requested by the City Manager and has broad latitude in decision-making and is self-directed in the day-to-day performance of the job. Duties include using their legal expertise to help deal with day-to-day legal issues with which the City needs assistance. Legal research, analysis, and drafting about issues pertaining to municipal government operations and activities are the primary tasks required. Attends staff, committee, and council meetings upon request.
The applicant must have a Juris Doctorate Degree from an accredited school of law and five (5) years of work experience in local government is preferred. Applicant must be admitted to the State Bar of Georgia, Court of Appeals of Georgia, Supreme Court of Georgia; and able to be admitted to the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia – including Bankruptcy Court within a year.
Starting salary is commensurate with experience. An extensive fringe benefits package including health, dental, and life insurance is also offered.
REQUIRED DOCUMENTS FOR APPLICANTS
Failure to include all of the required documents and information with the application and resume will result in disqualification of the candidate.