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City Attorney, Senior Assistant

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City of Gainesville, Florida

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Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Gainesville, FL

Date Last Verified

Mar 01,2018

Posted on

Feb 28,2018
Practice Area
Labor & Employment >> Labor & Employment
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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City Attorney, Senior Assistant The candidate will perform advanced, independent, professional legal work providing counsel and assistance to the City Commission, all Charter Officers, senior and mid-level management, and the citizen boards and committees on Labor and Employment Law issues. Will be responsible for providing guidance and advice to the City Commission, all Charter Officers, and senior and mid-level management through review of organizational goals and objectives as they relate or apply to federal, state, and local laws and judicial decisions of federal and state courts, with analysis of alternative, and potentially conflicting, policy directions; recommending major policy or procedure changes and coordinating intricate implementation strategies that comply with the requirements of law; assisting senior and mid-level management and the City Commission in administration of policies and procedures that comply with the requirements of law; participating in the negotiation, preparation and review of contracts, intergovernmental agreements and other written instruments; and rendering legal opinions on questions of fact and law. Must have a Juris Doctorate degree and membership in The Florida Bar and 5+ years of progressively responsible professional legal experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience which provide the required knowledge, ability and skills. Intermediate to advanced level of knowledge in Labor and Employment Laws, Federal and Florida Civil Rights Law, and Constitutional Law is preferred.

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Hiring Coordinator
City of Gainesville, Florida
200 East University Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32601

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