The Oakland City Attorney’s Office seeks a well-qualified and highly motivated individual to serve as Deputy City Attorney V for Code Enforcement, General Public Safety and Rent-Related matters.
The ideal candidate for this position will have expertise in municipal law, particularly in the areas of code enforcement, blight and nuisance enforcement, housing, rent regulation, landlord/tenant law (including evictions, renting and remedies), public safety (including police, fire and emergency services), advice to Boards, Commissions and/or City Councils, drafting of ordinances, policies and legal opinions, administrative procedures, administrative hearing/appeals and litigation (including writs, appeals and affirmative litigation).
Deputy City Attorney V is the highest level classification in the Deputy City Attorney series and may be assigned to supervise other attorneys/staff. The position is currently in the City Attorney’s Affirmative Litigation, Innovation & Enforcement Division.
Incumbents may receive general supervision from a Special Counsel, Chief Assistant City Attorney or the City Attorney. The City Attorney may assign the selected attorney to new, additional or different duties or practice areas in litigation, advice, or transactional work.
Attorneys in this diverse and exciting Office frequently work collaboratively with other attorneys and other City Departments on a wide variety of issues.
Please visit the City of Oakland’s website for more information.