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Assistant County Attorney, Leon County

Expires: August 27, 2022*

Summary: Leon County Government is accepting applications for the position of Assistant County Attorney, providing legal support primarily to the County’s Department of Human Services & Community Partnerships, Code Compliance Services Division, and Parks & Recreation Division.  The Assistant County Attorney represents the County in quasi-judicial hearings before the Code Enforcement and Nuisance Abatement Boards, and also provides counsel for human and housing services programs administered by the County.  The Assistant County Attorney will prepare and analyze various legal documents, including legal opinions, agreements and contracts, grants, leases and license agreements, mortgages, satisfactions, releases, and subordinations, policies, forms, bylaws, agenda items, resolutions, and ordinances, as well as general office documents such as letters and memoranda.  Active membership in good standing with The Florida Bar is required.  Experience in local government law, administrative law and transactional law is preferred.  Applicants must have the ability to provide sound legal advice to department and administrative personnel and elected officials and to represent the County in various types of local government civil matters, including litigation. The successful applicant will have a diligent work ethic, possess strong interpersonal skills, and be a team player.  The successful applicant will also have excellent oral and written communications skills, be well organized, and have a good working knowledge of Office 365.  Salary is negotiable, dependent upon experience, and is complemented by an excellent benefits package.  Current annual salary range is $67,036 – $110,609.  Leon County is a member of the Florida Retirement System.  A completed Leon County Government application, a resume, and a recent representative writing sample are required.  The position will remain open until filled.

To Apply: For additional information and to apply online, go to: http://www2.leoncountyfl.gov/HR/jobs/joblist.asp  If you have any questions, please contact the Leon County Human Resources Division, 315 S. Calhoun Street, Suite #210, Tallahassee, FL 32301, (850) 606-2400, LCHR_Recruitment@leoncountyfl.gov. 

Associate Litigation Attorney, Nabors, Giblin & Nickerson, P.A.

Expires: August 17, 2022*

Summary & To Apply: NABORS, GIBLIN & NICKERSON, P.A., a statewide law firm focusing on the representation of counties, cities, and special districts, seeks an associate for its Tallahassee office in the litigation practice area.  Minimum qualifications: two to seven years of litigation experience and active membership with the Florida Bar.  Experience in local governmental law is preferred.   Candidates must have excellent writing skills and a strong academic background.  We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.  Send resume, references, and writing samples to:  Angela Matherne at amatherne@ngnlaw.com

DEPUTY CITY ATTORNEY – CITY OF PORT ST. LUCIE

Expires: August 14, 2022*

Summary & To Apply: The City of Port St. Lucie, currently the 7th largest city in in Florida by population (220,000+ fulltime residents) and the 3rd largest city by area (120+ square miles), is seeking a Deputy City Attorney. This position requires general knowledge of municipal law, with specific experience in code compliance, solid waste, public facilities, and public works strongly preferred. The ideal candidate will join a full-time, in-house staff of 10 attorneys and 7 paralegals, and must be a team-player capable of excelling in a collegial environment. A successful candidate should have a minimum of 5-years experience representing local government and must be a member in good standing with the Florida Bar. Salary range starts at $100,000 per year with a generous benefit packet, including a 12% contribution into a 401(a). More information can be found on our website at www.cityofpsl.com. Position open until filled; however, first review of applications will take place on June 17, 2022.

Assistant County Attorney, Flagler County

Expires: August 10, 2022*

Summary: Flagler County Attorney’s Office is seeking an Assistant County Attorney with 5 or more years experience in the practice of law, with experience in federal, state or local government or agency or within the private practice of law with emphasis on local government law, real estate, or any other county related matters to include labor and employment law and trial practice/experience. Starting salary range, depending on experience, $75,000 – $90,000.

To Apply: For more information or to apply, visit: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/flaglercounty/jobs/3569275/assistant-county-attorney?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

County Attorney, Hamilton County

Expires: August 1, 2022*

Summary & to Apply: The Hamilton County Board of County Commissioners requests proposals from qualified individuals or firms willing to provide services as the County Attorney. A copy of the request for proposals document is available at the following: Hamilton County Clerk of Courts, 207 N.E. First Street, Suite106 Jasper, FL 32052 Ph # (386)792-1288 email – hamiltonclerk@flcjn.net All proposals shall be delivered to the address above. Position to remain open until filled. For more information, please cut and paste the following into your web browser. https://www.fl-counties.com/jobs/county-attorney/

Assistant General Counsel, SFRTA

Expires: July 30, 2022*

Summary:

The South Florida Regional Transportation Authority (SFRTA) is seeking an experienced local governmental lawyer for the positions of Assistant General Counsel. SFRTA operates the Tri-Rail commuter passenger rail service in Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade Counties.  Significant experience representing governmental agencies is required. Excellent benefits and work environment.

The Assistant position has a salary range of $101,000 – $197,000.

To Apply: For additional information and a link to apply visit: Employment Opportunities (governmentjobs.com)

Deputy General Counsel, SFRTA

Expires: July 30, 2022*

Summary:

The South Florida Regional Transportation Authority (SFRTA) is seeking an experienced local governmental lawyer for the positions of Deputy General Counsel. SFRTA operates the Tri-Rail commuter passenger rail service in Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade Counties.  Significant experience representing governmental agencies is required. Excellent benefits and work environment.

The Deputy position has a salary range of $148,000 – $239,000.

To Apply: For additional information and a link to apply visit: Employment Opportunities (governmentjobs.com)

Assistant County Attorney, Bay County

Expires: July 5, 2022*

Summary & To Apply: The Bay County Attorney’s Office is seeking to hire an Assistant County Attorney.  Candidates must be a member in good standing with The Florida Bar.  A minimum of three (3) years experience in civil litigation, code enforcement, and labor and employment law is preferred.  Competitive salary based on experience with extensive benefits package offered.  If interested, please respond to dbanks@baycountyfl.gov by email with a letter of interest and a resume/CV. 

Municipal Construction Attorney, Weiss Serota

Expires: July 3, 2022*

Summary: Weiss Serota Helfman Cole + Bierman is looking for an attorney to help local governments with construction transactions and contracts. 

Mid-size AV rated, premiere law firm seeking transactional construction attorney. Position requirements include: extensive experience in municipal work, construction contract drafting and negotiations, knowledge of public construction bid procedures and protests, procurement issues, construction litigation experience a plus but not required. Highly competitive salary and excellent benefits. Weiss Serota has offices in Coral Gables, Fort Lauderdale, Boca Raton, and Tampa.

To Apply: Please reach out to Susan Trevarthen (STrevarthen@swh-law.com) if you are interested or if you know of someone who might be.

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