Assistant County Attorney I or II, Nassau County
Expires: December 30, 2023*
Summary: Nassau County is looking to recruit an Assistant County Attorney I or II with thorough knowledge of local government. Under the general direction of the County Attorney and Deputy County Attorney, this position will perform professional legal work, as well as legal counsel to various Boards and County Staff. Essential functions and salary will vary depending on qualifications, minimum qualifications are as follows:
Assistant County Attorney I
This position requires graduation from an Accredited Law School and a member in good standing of The Florida Bar, supplemented by three (3) years of relevant experience in the practice of law, local government experience preferred.
Assistant County Attorney II
This position requires graduation from an Accredited Law School and a member in good standing of The Florida Bar, supplemented by five (5) years of relevant experience in the practice of law of which three (3) years must be of relevant local government law experience. Florida Bar Board Certification in City, County, Local Government is preferred.
The range for this position is $83,250.41 – $139,343.18. The County provides a comprehensive benefits program and participates in the Florida Retirement System (FRS) and has a 3% employee contribution requirement. Voluntary supplemental 457 deferred compensation retirement is also available. For additional benefit information, visit: https://www.nassaucountyfl.com/243/Employee-Benefits.
To Apply: For a complete list of essential functions and other position specific information, as well as to submit your application for consideration, please visit the Nassau County Career Page at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/nassaucountyfl/
Assistant City Attorney, City of Hialeah
Expires: December 30, 2023*
Summary: The purpose of this position is to assist the City Attorney in supervising and administering the activities of the Law Department, and in the performance of a wide variety of difficult professional legal duties which include providing services for all municipal departments, the City Council, advisory boards, and the Mayor; accomplish difficult legal activities primarily involving major litigation and appeals. Must have a Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school, 5 years of experience practicing law and be an active member in good standing of the Florida Bar. All benefits are in accordance with those designated as Management, for more information, please visit our website at www.hialeahfl.gov
To Apply: For more information and instructions on how to apply, please visit the Assistant City Attorney job posting: https://www.hialeahfl.gov/Jobs.aspx?UniqueId=98&From=All&CommunityJobs=False&JobID=Assistant-City-Attorney-166
Assistant City Attorney, City of Sunrise
Expires: December 18, 2023*
Summary: The City of Sunrise is seeking an Assistant City Attorney. A candidate must be a member of the Florida Bar in good standing, licensed to practice law in Florida, and have at least three (3) years of experience in municipal, local government, or related law. Graduation from an accredited law school and recent work experience in Florida is required. The successful candidate will serve as a legal advisor for various City departments and handle a wide variety of legal matters.
The City of Sunrise offers generous employee benefits. Information on the City, including employment opportunities and benefits, can be found on the City’s website: https://www.sunrisefl.gov/
To Apply: Please visit the Assistant City Attorney job posting to apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sunrisefl/jobs/4236932/assistant-city-attorney-101023
Legal Services, Town of Melbourne Beach (RFP)
Expires: December 11, 2023
Summary & To Apply: The Town of Melbourne Beach is requesting unsealed proposals for “Legal Services” of a new Town Attorney. The Town Attorney furnishes to the Town all applicable professional and legal services pursuant to Sec. 3.05 of the Town Charter and shall perform all operations and staffing necessary to satisfactorily carry out the Scope of Services set out in the Request for Proposals. Proposal packages shall be e-mailed or hand-delivered to the Town Manager, located at 507 Ocean Avenue, Melbourne Beach, Florida 32951. Proposals are to be received NO LATER THAN 5:00 p.m. Monday, December 11, 2023, after which time the invitation will officially be closed. Proposals must contain a resume, applicable qualifications/experiences, and the individual’s hourly billable rate. The Town’s Fiscal Year 2023-2024 budget contains $107,000 for legal fees, including fees and costs for Code Enforcement. The Town Commission prefers an attorney practicing in Florida for seven (7) years with at least five (5) years of experience specifically representing municipalities, local government entities, or special districts. For more information please go to: www.melbournebeachfl.org or contact [email protected].
[NOTE: This is only a brief summary excerpted from sections of the RFP; please contact the town for the complete RFP and other important information]
Assistant County Attorney, Collier County
Expires: December 11, 2023*
Summary & To Apply: The Collier County Attorney’s Office is seeking an Assistant County Attorney. Candidates must be admitted to The Florida Bar. Duties include providing legal services to County departments and advisory committees. Prior local government law experience preferred but not required. Excellent benefits; salary dependent upon experience. Submit resume, writing sample, and references to [email protected].
Assistant City Attorney- Land Use/Zoning, City of Riviera Beach
Expires: December 10, 2023*
Summary & To Apply: The City Attorney’s Office is seeking an experienced Florida licensed attorney with oral advocacy, legal writing, organization skills and who exhibits enthusiasm, judgment, intelligence, and legal ability to represent the interests of the City of Riviera Beach effectively. The ideal candidate should have at least three (3) years of land use and zoning experience. Minimum Qualifications: Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school and five (5) years of professional paid legal experience, which three (3) years must have been in land use and zoning law or areas of law relating to land use/zoning issues. A valid Class-E driver’s license is required at the time of appointment. Membership in the Florida Bar at the time of application is required. This is a non-represented position. For more information and to apply: https://rivierabch.applicantpro.com/jobs/3080979
Assistant City Attorney- Labor and Employment, City of Riviera Beach
Expires: December 10, 2023*
Summary & To Apply: The City Attorney’s Office is seeking an experienced Florida licensed attorney with oral advocacy, legal writing, organization skills, and who exhibits enthusiasm, judgment, intelligence, and legal ability to effectively represent the interests of the City of Riviera Beach. The ideal candidate should have at least three (3) years of labor and employment law experience. Minimum Qualifications: Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school and five (5) years of professional paid legal experience, which three (3) years must have been in labor and employment law or areas of law relating to labor and employment issues. A valid Class-E driver’s license is required at the time of appointment. Membership in the Florida Bar at the time of application is required. This is a non-represented position. For more details and to apply: https://rivierabch.applicantpro.com/jobs/3080925
Assistant City Attorney, New Smyrna Beach
Expires: December 5, 2023*
Summary & To Apply: The City of New Smyrna Beach is hiring an additional Assistant City Attorney. We are a small, but busy office, and the position will be a general practice position. For more information or to apply, please click here: https://www.cityofnsb.com/Jobs.aspx?UniqueId=71&From=All&CommunityJobs=False&JobID=ASSISTANT-CITY-ATTORNEY-345
Associate Attorney, Sugarman Susskind Braswell & Herrera
Expires: December 3, 2023*
Summary & To Apply: South Florida (Coral Gables) law firm. We represent over 150 municipal pension funds throughout Florida. We are seeking an associate to assist in this work that involves advising fund administrators and trustees, drafting ordinances and opinion letters, reviewing service provider contracts, and travelling to and attending pension trustee meetings. Working knowledge of public meetings, public records, and administrative procedure laws a must. Familiarity with public employee pension and labor laws helpful. Salary of $100,000 and more depending on experience plus generous benefits package. Please contact [email protected]
PERC Hearing Officers
Expires: December 1, 2023
Summary & To Apply: The Public Employees Relations Commission (PERC) is looking for attorneys who are interested in serving as hearing officers in public sector labor and employment law cases. PERC hearing officers operate as neutrals with the same responsibilities and authority as administrative law judges. They preside over cases involving PERC’s various jurisdictions, which include public sector labor cases, career service appeals, veterans’ preference complaints, drug free workplace act cases, and whistleblower complaints. In addition to conducting administrative hearings held pursuant to Chapter 120, Florida Statutes, PERC hearing officers also assist the Commission with the drafting of final orders.
To be selected, candidates must have been a member of The Florida Bar in accordance with Section 447.503(5), Florida Statutes, and must have been in good standing with the Florida Bar for the preceding five years. The hearing officer positions are located in Tallahassee and prior litigation experience in either the public or private sector is preferred. The deadline for applying is December 1, 2023. Additional information about the positions, including how to apply are available at the following link: https://jobs.myflorida.com/job/TALLAHASSEE-HEARING-OFFICER-72004425-FL-32301/1097715300/
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