North Liberty Seeking City Attorney

The following is a job posting by the City of North Liberty.

The City of North Liberty, Iowa (population 18,300) is seeking candidates for the position of City Attorney. North Liberty is a full service and thriving community located between Iowa City and Cedar Rapids, with an operating budget of $40 million.

The City Attorney provides legal advice and services to the Mayor, City Council, City Administrator, City Staff and Boards and Commissions in matters related to operations, services and activities of the municipality; drafts City ordinances, resolutions and other legislative documentation; reviews policies and procedures for compliance with legal requirements; participates in traffic court; and, oversees condemnation proceedings.

Graduation from an ABA-accredited law school with a Juris Doctorate degree and admission to practice in Iowa state courts, as well as federal courts, is required. Five years‘ experience in general legal practice with exposure to municipal or government law and experience in legal practice including litigation and negotiation, real estate, commercial and contract law is preferred.

Minimum salary for the position is $125,000; maximum salary is dependent upon qualifications. The City provides an excellent benefit package, including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, vacation and other paid leave and retirement contributions. The City Attorney is a FLSA exempt position, under the supervision of the City Administrator.

The successful candidate must pass a physical examination, drug screen and background screening. Submit cover letter, resume and five professional references to Debra Hilton, Human Resource Director, P.O. Box 77, North Liberty, IA 52317 or  by Friday, November 16, 2018. EOE.