Job Details

Construction Attorney in Austin, TX

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Company name

Law Department & City Attorney of Austin

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Construction

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

USA Austin, TX

Date Last Verified

Jun 14,2018

Posted on

Jun 13,2018

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Profile

Assistant City Attorney II The candidate will be drafting and negotiating contracts in a variety of subject matter areas related to the practice of municipal law including the development of model contracts. Development of policies, procedures, ordinances and resolutions Experience in construction, real property, and bond and financial transactions Experience or knowledge in constitutional law matters, procurement of public sector goods and services, and construction related services Knowledge on insurance, subrogation, risk analysis and/or litigation or alternative dispute resolution experience on behalf of government entities Advice and counsel regarding general municipal law matters. With general oversight, provides legal advice primarily to mid-level and senior-level City management on routine and some complex issues with primarily low political or financial impact. May assist other attorneys on more complex assignments. Performs research on complex legal issues with low or moderate political or financial impact. May assist other attorneys on more complex assignments. Prepares legal documents on routine and moderately complex matters. May assist other attorneys on more complex assignments. Acts as a lead or supporting representative of the City in internal or external legal matters with low or moderate political/ financial impact. May assist other attorneys on more complex assignments. Must have knowledge of substantive laws applicable to Texas local governments. Should have knowledge of the City of Austin Charter, Code, and administrative policies and procedures. Knowledge of relevant court procedures and rules of evidence required. Should have proficiency in use of Departmental computer systems and technology. Must have Graduation from an American Bar Association accredited school of law. Current active membership in good standing of the State Bar of Texas is required. Should have 3 full years of active practice as a licensed attorney. Must have License to practice law issued by the State Bar of Texas. Close Date: 15 June 2018.

Additional info

Requisition Number: COA078302. Position Number: 100845.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Law Department & City Attorney of Austin
301 W. 2nd Street 4th Floor
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: 512-974-3210