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Assistant County Attorney, Martin County

Expires: November 20, 2023*

Summary & To Apply: Professional legal work as a member of the County’s legal staff representing departments, advising administrative and elected officials and representing the County in various types of civil litigation in one or more primary and secondary practice areas (including insurance defense, collections, land use, tax and finance, labor relations, employment law, workers compensation, environmental and general government law). Work is performed with significant independent exercise of professional discretion and judgment, and is reviewed and evaluated by the appointed County Attorney. To apply, go to

Assistant County Attorney, Osceola County

Expires: November 20, 2023*

Summary & To Apply: The Osceola County Attorney’s Office is seeking to hire an Assistant County Attorney.  Candidates must be a member in good standing with The Florida Bar.  Experience as a practicing attorney with an emphasis on local government law is preferred.  A hybrid work schedule is available.  Annual salary commensurate with experience within the range of $80,000 to $140,000.  To apply for this position please visit

General Counsel, Sun ‘n Lake of Sebring Improvement District (RFP)

Expires: November 15, 2023

Summary & To Apply: The Sun ‘n Lake of Sebring Improvement District is seeking proposals from interested candidates to provide General Counsel Services, including general overall legal services and consultation to the District and its Board, officers, agents, and employees, relating to the legal needs of District. For Details and to Apply visit:

Assistant City Attorney, City of North Port

Expires: November 6, 2023*

Summary: Conveniently located on the west coast of Florida between Tampa and Fort Myers, the City of North Port is a vibrant, fast-growing community and home to 81,823 residents. Covering 104 square miles, North Port is the largest city in Sarasota County and is accessible via I-75 and Tamiami Trail. The City operates under a Commission-Manager form of government.

Under the general direction of the City Attorney, the Assistant City Attorney provides a wide range of professional legal services to the City Commission, City departments, and advisory boards and committees. Performs related administrative and professional work as required, including contracts, ordinances, resolutions, and legal support for other municipal operations and departments.

Due to the growth of North Port and related municipal services, the City Attorney’s Office is expanding to add a third Assistant City Attorney position to its client-focused team, for a total of five attorneys. The ideal candidate will be adept at handling numerous files in diverse practice areas, be detail-oriented, have excellent writing skills, be a self-starter, and work well in a collaborative environment. The new Assistant City Attorney should have considerable knowledge of the principles, methods, materials, and practices of legal research, in addition to substantive knowledge of relevant state and federal law and their application to the essential functions of the job.

The successful candidate will be skilled in conducting research on complex legal issues and drafting sound legal opinions and will be able to analyze and define problems, identify alternative solutions, estimate consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations in support of goals. Someone who can interpret and apply legal principles and precedents in addressing complex legal problems is desired.

A minimum of five years of work experience as a practicing attorney is required, a substantial amount of which has been in the practice of local government law or a related field, such as land use and zoning, eminent domain, procurement/public finance, public records, and Sunshine Law. At least three to five years of experience in local government law is preferred. A comparable amount of relevant training, education and/or experience may be substituted for the above qualifications. The selected candidate must have an active Florida Bar license and be in good standing with the Florida Bar. The City Attorney’s Office has adopted a flexible work environment to provide employees the opportunity to work both in the office and remotely.

The City of North Port offers a competitive salary in the range of $102,195 – $152,815 depending on qualifications and experience. Outstanding benefits package offered, including Florida Retirement System (FRS).

To Apply: Please apply online at:

Candidates are encouraged to apply soon as applications for this position will be accepted pending the development of a competitive candidate pool.

For more information on this position contact:

Doug Thomas, Executive Vice President
Strategic Government Resources
[email protected]


Legal Advisor, Delray Beach CRA

Expires: November 1, 2023*

Summary & To Apply: The Delray Beach Community Redevelopment Agency is seeking a full-time legal advisor to oversee the coordination, administration, and management of all legal matters concerning the Delray Beach CRA with at least 5 years of relevant experience in government or public sector.

Full job description:

If you are interested in applying, please email a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to [email protected].

Police Legal Advisor, City of Daytona Beach

Expires: October 30, 2023*

Summary & To Apply: Duties include advising the Police Chief, Police Department command staff, and other Police Department personnel on a range of criminal and constitutional laws; litigating matters such as police forfeitures, risk protection orders, and criminal and administrative prosecution of local ordinances; reviewing and preparing policies and procedures regarding matters such as search and seizure, public records compliance, subpoenas, destruction of evidence, completion of police reports, and criminal case filings; providing legal assistance during critical incidents; and training and updating Department personnel regarding new legislation, recent court decisions, and best practices.   May take on additional matters at the direction of the City Attorney.  A thorough background check will be conducted, as the position involves accessing sensitive data on Criminal Justice Information Systems (CJIS)  A Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school, Florida Bar Licensure, and three years of professional legal experience are required.   Ideal candidate will have experience in criminal law, municipal law, or a combination thereof.  The Daytona Beach City Attorney’s Office is an equal opportunity employer, provides a supportive and collaborative work environment, and offers competitive salary and benefits.  Salary range is $80,535-$150,372, DOE.   No outside practice permitted. Open until filled.  Email resume and writing sample to City Attorney, c/o Lisa Barnett: [email protected].

Assistant City Attorney, St. Petersburg

Expires: October 28, 2023*

Summary & To Apply: The City of St. Petersburg is seeking an attorney with 5+ years’ experience in litigation and case management.  Primary duties include but are not limited to preparation of pleadings, motions, discovery, mediation statements, and other local government matters.   Candidates for this position must be highly motivated, capable of managing assignments independently and have excellent writing and communication skills.  Salary commensurate with experience.  Excellent work atmosphere and benefits.  Please send resume and salary requirements to Kathy Bara at [email protected].

Attorney III – Labor & Employment, City of Jacksonville

Expires: October 9, 2023*

Summary & To Apply: This is a Labor and Employment Attorney position that reports to a senior attorney. The primary purpose of this position is to provide labor and employment related legal services that are of varying mixture and complexity to the City and other assigned clients. Work is performed under the direction of a managing or senior attorney and is reviewed through conferences, inspection of work product and evaluation of results obtained. Salary $116,751.37 – $130,000.00 Annually. More information is available here. Apply at, under “Careers.” 

Attorney II – Labor & Employment, City of Jacksonville

Expires: October 9, 2023*

Summary & To Apply: This is a Labor and Employment Attorney position that reports to a senior attorney. The primary purpose of this position is to provide labor and employment related legal services that are of varying mixture and complexity to the City and other assigned clients. Work is performed under the direction of a managing or senior attorney and is reviewed through conferences, inspection of work product and evaluation of results obtained. Salary $90,000.00 – $110,000.00 Annually.  More information is available here. Apply at, under “Careers.” 

City Attorney, Pensacola

Expires: October 6, 2023

Summary: This is highly professional and administrative work serving as City Attorney for the City of Pensacola. The City Attorney shall serve as the chief legal adviser to, and shall represent, elected or appointed officials, boards and commissions, and employees in the course and scope of their official duties and employment, respectively. The City Attorney shall represent the City in legal proceedings and shall perform any other duties prescribed by federal and state law, by the City Charter, or by ordinance or resolution. The appointment of the City Attorney shall be in accordance with the City Charter and Code. The City Attorney will report administratively to the City Administrator and shall serve full-time in the office. Requirements Include: Law degree from an accredited law school, member in good standing of the Florida Bar, and; Five (5) years of experience practicing law in the State of Florida or three (3) years’ experience in municipal law practice by virtue of previous employment by an incorporated municipality in the state.; Must be an attorney at law in good standing in Florida and possess a license to practice law in the state of Florida. Pay Range: $172,099.68 – $283,964.47 annually dependent on knowledge and experience

To Apply:

Special Magistrate, Central Florida Tourism Oversight District

Expires: October 6, 2023

Summary & To Apply: The Central Florida Tourism Oversight District is issuing this solicitation for the services of a Special Magistrate to oversee and adjudicate code enforcement cases. The District requests qualified individuals to submit letters of interest and qualifications for consideration. To obtain a copy of the solicitation documents or for more information please contact: Andrea Osinski, Sr. Procurement Analyst, at [email protected] or 689-254-4346.

Assistant County Attorney, Brevard County

Expires: October 2, 2023*

Summary: Brevard County seeks an experienced attorney for the position of Assistant County Attorney II. An Assistant County Attorney II serves under the administrative direction of the County Attorney and the Board of County Commissioners. The Assistant County Attorney II is required to perform skilled legal work serving as attorney for the County Commissioners, County Management, and County departments and boards as assigned. Examples of duties include representing the Board of County Commissioners in legal matters including litigation; preparing or reviewing documents of legal significance, including agreements and contracts, leases, deeds, bonds, ordinances, resolutions, regulations, rules, and policies; providing legal opinions, interpretations, and advice; and supervising assigned support staff. Active membership in good standing with The Florida Bar and 3 years of experience as a licensed attorney is required. Experience in real property law, land use, and/or local government law is preferred. Must have a diligent work ethic, possess strong interpersonal skills, and be a team player.

Salary: The current annual salary range is $91,000 to $105,000. The starting salary will be negotiable, depending on the experience and qualifications of the successful applicant. Brevard County offers an excellent benefits package and is a member of the Florida Retirement System.

To Apply: Qualified candidates are invited to submit a completed application, resume, and cover letter online by visiting our website at      

Code Enforcement Special Magistrate, Nassau County (RFP)

Expires: September 28, 2023 

Summary & To Apply: Nassau County is seeking proposals from an experienced and qualified individual attorney and/or law firm to serve as Code Enforcement Special Magistrate.  Interested applicants may view the proposed scope of services and minimum qualifications via Planet Bids using the link below.

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