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City of Hopewell | Hopewell, Virginia
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City Attorney - City of Hopewell

Salary: Negotiable

Department: The City of Hopewell is seeking applications for the position of City Attorney.

Minimum qualifications include graduation from an accredited law school, with admission to the Virginia State Bar and five to ten years of increasingly responsible experience in the practice of law. Past local government experience is desirable. Per the City Charter, the City Attorney shall be the chief legal adviser of the council and the chief administrative officer. As designated by council, the city attorney also shall serve as the chief legal adviser to other departments, boards, commissions, and agencies of the city in all matters affecting the interests of the city. The successful applicant must demonstrate a broad range of experience and knowledge of Virginia law, and a high level of knowledge and performance in local government, including Roberts Rules of Order. Membership in local government organizations and attendance of continuing education seminars specializing in local government is required of the successful candidate-all dues and fees related thereto will be reimbursed. The salary for the position is negotiable.

Benefits include participation in the Virginia Retirement System, vacation and sick leave, group life insurance, and medical insurance. Residency within the City is required within a negotiated period of time. 

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer 

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