The City of Lenexa Legal department is now accepting applications for an Assistant City Attorney to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a passion for public service and at least 4 years of legal experience along with the ability to communicate clearly and concisely; analyze complex issues and provide practical solutions; and work professionally and effectively with City staff, elected officials and the public.
Why come work with us? At the City of Lenexa, our employees are dedicated to the City’s core values – integrity, service, teamwork, dedication, vision and caring. We all chip in and roll up our sleeves to deliver exceptional customer service. You’ll have the opportunity to work on exciting projects that impact and support the community we serve.
This is highly responsible legal work which may be of a generalized or specialized nature in the provision of legal services to City departments including, but not limited to: negotiation and preparation of contracts; providing legal advice to City departments, division heads and elected officials; conducting legal research; drafting City ordinances, resolutions, administrative policies, and other legal documents; monitoring, drafting, coordinating and providing legislative testimony on the City’s behalf, and for representing the City before courts, boards, commissions and similar bodies. Work involves increasing responsibility, initiative, and participation in special assignments and projects of an administrative nature, or as assigned by the City Attorney or Deputy City Attorney. Supervision may be exercised over other legal department attorneys and professional staff assisting in the preparation of cases and other legal assignments.
Compensation and Benefits
Salary hiring range is $84,195 to $102,930 DOQ and directly related experience.
In addition to competitive pay, a full-time career with the City of Lenexa comes with a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental and vision insurance, a robust health and wellness program, up to $25,000 in tuition reimbursement, excellent retirement plans, an on-site health clinic, and a culture that promotes teamwork and work-life balance.
Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen, physical and a background check.
To apply for best consideration, apply immediately as application review will commence on May 17, 2021. Apply online and attach both a cover letter and resume.
As an equal opportunity employer, the City of Lenexa strives to treat all employees fairly, with consistency and respect, while providing a positive, challenging and rewarding work environment. We value and encourage diversity in our workplace.