The Office of the City Attorney seeks a top level attorney for the position of Deputy City Attorney V with expertise in municipal law. The attorney likely will supervise attorneys currently in the General Government & Finance Unit and possibly other practice areas. Relevant expertise includes general municipal law practice areas including municipal finance (bonds, taxation, fees, and assessments), public ethics, conflicts of interest, elections, open meetings, public records, parliamentary procedure, public contracting and city charter and constitutional law. Experience in supervising employees, labor/employment, and serving as counsel to City Council committees, boards and commissions is a plus.
Deputy City Attorney V is the highest classification in the Deputy City Attorney series and is a management level position. The incumbent may perform and supervise a wide range of duties involving municipal law, public contracting, municipal finance, taxes and fees, formation of special assessment and other districts, public ethics, conflicts of interest, elections law, redistricting, campaign and lobbyist regulations, parliamentary procedure, open meetings, public records, constitutional law, charter interpretations, and other practice areas outlined above. The incumbent may also supervise assigned staff attorneys that handle a wide range of practice areas.
Please see the Job Opportunities website for more information on this opportunity with the City of Oakland.