Summary:  Leon County Government is accepting applications for the position of Assistant County Attorney, providing legal support primarily to the County’s Department of Human Services & Community Partnerships, Code Compliance Services Division, and Parks & Recreation Division.  The Assistant County Attorney represents the County in quasi-judicial hearings before the Code Enforcement and Nuisance Abatement Boards, and also provides counsel for human and housing services programs administered by the County.  The Assistant County Attorney will prepare and analyze various legal documents, including legal opinions, agreements and contracts, grants, leases and license agreements, mortgages, satisfactions, releases, subordinations, policies, forms, bylaws, agenda items, resolutions, and ordinances, as well as general office documents such as letters and memoranda.  Active membership in good standing with The Florida Bar is required.  Experience in local government law, administrative law and transactional law is preferred.  Applicants must have the ability to provide sound legal advice to department and administrative personnel and elected officials and to represent the County in various types of local government civil matters, including litigation. The successful applicant will have a diligent work ethic, possess strong interpersonal skills, and be a team player.  The successful applicant will also have excellent oral and written communications skills, be well organized, and have a good working knowledge of Office 365. 

Salary:  Salary is negotiable, dependent upon experience, and is complemented by an excellent benefits package.  Current annual salary range is $75,087 – $123,893.  Leon County is a member of the Florida Retirement System.  A completed Leon County Government application, a resume, and a recent representative writing sample are required.  The position will remain open until filled.

To Apply:  For additional information and to apply online, go to: http://www2.leoncountyfl.gov/HR/jobs/joblist.asp  If you have any questions, please contact the Leon County Human Resources Division, 315 S. Calhoun Street, Suite #210, Tallahassee, FL 32301, (850) 606-2400, LCHR_Recruitment@leoncountyfl.gov