City of Port St. Lucie, FL City Attorney

$200,000 - $250,000 yearly
  • S. Renée Narloch & Associates
  • Port St. Lucie, FL, USA
  • Mar 19, 2024
Full time Legal

Job Description

The City of Port St. Lucie (approx. pop. 240,000) is a naturally beautiful coastal community located 50 miles north of West Palm Beach along the East Coast of Florida.  Port St. Lucie is the largest city along the Treasure Coast, the sixth largest in the state, and one of the fastest growing in the nation, with tremendous growth potential.  The City has a Council/Manager form of government, with a Mayor and seven Council members elected at large to four-year staggered terms with a two-term limit.  The City has approximately 1,420 employees and an FY2023 total budget of $704.9 million, which includes a general fund of $172.7 million and a five-year CIP budget of $328.7 million.  

The City Attorney is appointed by the Council and manages the activities of the City Attorney’s Office, which has a total of 18 staff.  Requirements include a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university; a Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from an accredited college of law; and a minimum of nine (9) years of progressively responsible legal experience, with five (5) years in government law, civil practice, and supervision of other attorneys.  Preferred candidates will have legal experience in a variety of areas including growth management, land use or exposure to land use law, environmental, contractual, employment, historic preservation, public utilities, and experience working for a fast-growing community.  Starting salary is open and dependent upon qualifications.  The City provides an excellent benefits package.  

Visit www.srnsearch.com for a detailed brochure and to apply.  The position is open until filled.  Questions regarding this recruitment should be directed to Ms. S. Renée Narloch or Mr. Elliott Pervinich, S. Renée Narloch & Associates, info@srnsearch.com, or (850) 391-0000.  The City of Port St. Lucie is an Equal Opportunity EmployerPursuant to Florida Open Records laws, applications and resumes are subject to public disclosure.