Town of Gilbert Assistant Town Attorney in Gilbert, Arizona

Assistant Town Attorney

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Assistant Town Attorney

Salary

$85,500.00 - $127,500.00 Annually

Location

50 E. Civic Center Drive, AZ

Job Type

Full Time

Department

Town Attorney

Job Number

18-0069

Closing

10/29/2017 11:59 PM Arizona

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We Are Team Gilbert

The Town of Gilbert is Arizona's 5th largest city and one of Money Magazine's Best Places to Live in the U.S., and the people who serve it are proud to be tasked with ensuring it stays that way. This is why we were recently named one of Arizona's 2017 Most Admired Companies to work for by AZ Business Magazine.

Team Gilbert is a high-performing, collaborative team of innovators who do important work that makes our community better every day. If you have the heart of a public servant and the spirit of an entrepreneur...please read on!

We Are Seeking

With every job we fill, our focus is on providing best in class service to our citizens while offering the opportunity for professional growth in a rewarding and innovative work environment. Team Gilbert has an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated professional to fill the position of Assistant Town Attorney.

The Assistant Town Attorney reports to the Town Attorney. The primary function of this position is to provide legal advice and engage primarily in the transactional practice of law. Incumbent may serve as attorney and legal advisor for assigned Town departments providing legal advice and representation. It is anticipated that this position will work primarily with the Town Economic Development Department, the Public Works Department, and the Town Engineer.

About You

You are someone who effectively exceeds customer needs by building productive relationships, and taking responsibility for customer satisfaction and loyalty. You actively participate as a member of a team to move the team toward the completion of goals and produce quality outcomes. You are committed to our safety philosophy, and you take great pride in proactively managing time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently while accomplishing objectives and achieving goals beyond what is required.

At Team Gilbert, we hire innovative, forward thinking problem-solvers who love what they do! In addition to possessing the ability to live out our core and functional values daily, candidates must possess the following requirements

  • Juris Doctorate degree

  • Admission to the Arizona State Bar Association and a member in good standing

  • Seven years of experience in the practice of law, including experience in construction law and real estate transactions

  • Must possess and maintain a valid Arizona driver's license

  • Must be a true team player by communicating openly and working collaboratively with others and be a creative problem solver by making sound, well-reasoned independent decisions.

  • Must also understand the importance of public trust and model the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior.

Special consideration will be given to applicants with experience in one or more of the following areas: construction law, public building and improvements (A.R.S. Title 34), real estate transactions, development agreements, contract law, or municipal finance law.

About Us

In addition to a competitive salary, Gilbert offers an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental and life insurance, tuition reimbursement, participation and company match in the Arizona State Retirement System and more. For more information on Team Gilbert and all we have to offer, click here.

Up For The Challenge?

Make an income while making an impact! If you are looking for an opportunity to make a visible contribution to our community, and get excited about doing interesting work that matters, then we encourage you to apply today.

To complete and submit an on-line employment application for this position visit http://www.gilbertaz.gov/departments/human-resources/job-opportunities. Incomplete applications may be rejected so please be thorough. Your resume may be included as a supplement to your application, but it cannot replace any information required for the application.

This position is an At-Will position and is FLSA Exempt – ineligible for overtime compensation.

Town of Gilbert offers a comprehensive benefit package for full time and some part time positions. For more information on additional benefits, please Click Here.

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Do you have a Juris Doctorate degree?

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Are you licensed to practice law in Arizona?

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How many years of experience do you have in the practice of construction law?

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If you have the experience in the previous question, please describe in detail your experience. If not, please enter N/A.

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How many years of experience do you have in the practice of real estate transaction law?

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If you have the experience in the previous question, please describe in detail your experience. If not, please enter N/A.

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How many years of experience do you have in the practice of law governing development agreements?

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If you have the experience in the previous question, please describe in detail your experience. If not, please enter N/A.

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How many years of experience do you have in the practice of municipal finance law?

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How many years of experience do you have in contract negotiation, development, drafting, and administration?

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If you have the experience in the previous question, please describe in detail your experience. If not, please enter N/A.

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What is your level of proficiency in legal research?

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If you indicated you have the experience referred to in the previous question, please describe it briefly in the space below. If not, please enter N/A

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What is your level of proficiency with Microsoft Office?

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If you indicated you have the experience referred to in the previous question, please describe it briefly in the space below. If not, please enter N/A.

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The following question is strictly confidential and will not be made part of your application for employment. Preference Status per Arizona Revised Statute 38-492 (select all that apply):

  • Veteran

  • Disabled Veteran

  • Veteran's Spouse/Surviving Spouse

  • Disabled Person

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Agency

Town of Gilbert

Address

50 E. Civic Center Drive

Gilbert, Arizona, 85296.

Website

http://www.gilbertaz.gov/departments/human-resources/job-opportunities

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