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City Attorney

City of Pensacola Government
Posted Nov 14
Full Time
Pensacola, Florida

City Attorney Organization: City of Pensacola Department: City Attorney's Office Pay Range: $172,099.68-$283,964.47 annually dependent on knowledge and experience This executive position is exempt from Veteran's Preference according to FL Statute 110.205 (2) (j)

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Application Closes: Friday November 17, 2023 11:59pm (central time)

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.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 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.

Necessary Special Requirements:

  • Must be an attorney at law in good standing in Florida and possess a license to practice law in the state of Florida.