Assistant City Attorney for Hialeah, FL

Friday, September 27, 2019 11:47 AM | Nakia Ruffin (Administrator)

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The Office of the City Attorney for the City of Hialeah, Florida is seeking to hire an Assistant City Attorney with prior government experience with meaningful litigation or trial experience or experience as a state prosecutor, in the position of Police Legal Advisor to work closely with the City’s Police Department.  The professional hired will represent the City in all civil forfeiture matters, requests for protection orders, and provide counsel and advice on both criminal and civil matters concerning the operations of the Department to the Chief of Police and his staff.

In addition, the hired professional may be required to handle general practice matters in the area of local government law. Qualified individuals should have at least seven years of experience practicing law and be a member in good standing of the Florida Bar. In addition to the requisite professional skills and experience, the ideal candidate must have a high degree of independence, initiative, communicate effectively, handle several assignments concurrently and develop and maintain effective working relationships. A complete description of the duties, responsibilities and qualifications for the position of Assistant City Attorney will be provided upon request. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

The City offers additional employment benefits such as paid leave, insurance and a defined contribution retirement plan.  Interested person should send a letter of interest and a resume with references to the attention of the City Attorney Lorena Bravo, c/o Daisy Millares, with a copy to the Human Resources Director. The position will remain open until filled.

The City of Hialeah is an equal opportunity/drug free employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, citizenship, pending citizenship status, color, disability, marital status, national origin, race, religion, gender or sexual orientation. Please note that under Florida law, employment applications are open for public inspection. You must be a U.S. Citizen or alien resident lawfully authorized to work in the U.S. to be considered for employment with the City of Hialeah. The City of Hialeah will provide reasonable accommodations, due to any disability, for all applicants and employees. To request this material is accessible format, sign language interpreters, information on access for person with disabilities, and/or any accommodation to review any document or participate in any City sponsored proceeding, please contact 305-883-5820, seven days in advance, to initiate your request. Please let us know your require any special accommodations before any test(s) and/or interview.

If you meet the minimum requirements and want to be considered for theposition, please email your letter of interest and resume with references to:
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