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The City Attorney performs legal work and serves as general counsel to the City of Sedona and as chief legal advisor to the City Council, City departments, City boards, committees, and commissions. The position directs all civil and criminal legal work and reviews and considers all municipal activities. The next City Attorney should have extensive knowledge of Arizona law, the ability to effectively supervise departmental staff, and the understanding of general municipal, state, and federal laws.
The City Attorney must have solid ethics and integrity, excellent communication skills, and sound managerial experience. Additionally he or she will have excellent interpersonal, public relations, and customer service skills, and have the ability to build and maintain positive working relationships with elected officials, City staff, and the general public. In addition, the City Attorney must have the ability to prepare and deliver effective and clear presentations.
Visit www.SedonaAZ.gov for more information on this exceptional career opportunity.
HOW to APPLY - To be considered for this exceptional career opportunity, submit your résumé, cover letter, a list of at least six work-related references (who will not be contacted without prior notice) electronically as one file to HumanResources@SedonaAZ.gov.
Closing date: January 12, 2020
Applicants must possess a Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited institution and current membership in the State Bar of Arizona.
Applicants must have a minimum of five years experience in the area of public practice, preferably in the area of municipal law and land-use law or the equivalent thereto.
For criminal experience, applicants should have familiarity with general principles of criminal law and prosecution.
Additional Salary Information: Arizona State Retirement System, 100% City-paid health, dental and vision coverage for employee and dependents, City provided $50,000 group term life insurance, short-term disability, ninety-six hours of PTO time, generous vacation accrual rates, paid holidays, deferred compensation - optional IRS 457 plans, relocation assistance, and four-day work weeks
About City of Sedona
The City of Sedona is a general law city, which operates under the Council-Manager form of government with six Council Members and one elected Mayor. The Council appoints the City Manager, who is responsible for carrying out policy enacted by the Council, and overseeing administration of the City. The City Attorney is appointed by and reports to the City Council.
Sedona currently has a staff of 140 regular employees; City departments include the City Manager, City Attorney, City Clerk, Community Development, Economic Development, Public Works, Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Magistrate Court, Parks and Recreation, Police, and Wastewater.