The purpose of this position is to provide a wide range of professional legal services to the Mayor, City Council, City Manager, City departments, and various boards and commissions of the City of Peoria. Currently, the General Counsel Section is assigned specific departments for purposes of primary representation. These include, but are not limited to, the following departments: Planning and Community Development; Finance; Engineering and Development; and Community Services. Additionally, the representation includes the following Boards and Commissions: Planning and Zoning Commission; Parks and Recreation Board; and Historic Preservation Commission.
The ideal candidate for this position is an attorney licensed to practice law within the State of Arizona and possesses the following professional attributes: excellent research and writing skills, intellectual curiosity, flexibility, oral advocacy skills, local government experience with complex general counsel representation.
Job Requirements: This information is intended to be descriptive of the key responsibilities of the position. The list of essential functions does not identify all duties performed by any single incumbent in this position. Additionally, please be aware of the legend when referring to the physical demands of each essential function. Please go to the link below under Job Requirements to view the essential functions of the job in the complete job description.
Education: Juris Doctorate from an American Bar Association (ABA) accredited law school.
Experience: Minimum of six years related experience. Requires broad knowledge of complex systems and procedures.
Licenses/ Certifications/ Special Requirements: Membership in good standing in the State Bar of Arizona
Internal Number: 2019-019 73
About City of Peoria, Arizona, City Attorney's Office
Suburb NW in northwest Phoenix metropolitan area, est. 1954