Application Closes Friday 10/02/2023 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.
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.
The City of Pensacola is a government organization that provides services to the 55,000 citizens that live in the City of Pensacola. We have about 800-850 employees in departments such as Police, Fire, IT (Innovation & Technology), Human Resources, Public Information, Legal, Finance, Pensacola Energy (natural gas), Pensacola International Airport, Sanitation, Port of Pensacola, Parking, Public Works, Engineering, Parks & Recreation, Inspections, Code Enforcement, Fleet Maintenance (City Garage), Development Services, Planning, Housing, and Neighborhood Services.
We desire the highest quality of life for all our citizens.
We do that by:
Providing cost-effective municipal services, including public safety, infrastructure, and public amenities.
Working together with the community to create a healthy environment and growing economy.
Transparency, Service Orientation, Accountability, Inclusivity, Focus on our Core Mission, Collaborate for Broader Impact, Sustainability Mindset