City Attorney in Clarksdale, MS

“The City of Clarksdale, MS, (pop. 17,962) is seeking a highly visible, full time city attorney to lead the legal department with a legal secretary.  This position is under the general direction to act as legal advisor to and counsel the Mayor, Board of Commissioners and City Departments; provide legal advice to guide City policies, decisions and activities; drafts and interprets City ordinances and resolutions; negotiates real property acquisitions; participates in the City’s short and long range planning to insure proper consideration of legal issues.  The ideal candidate will have experience with issues facing a rural community, strong leadership and supervisory skills, excellent oral and written communication skills and will enjoy being part of a local government team striving to serve the citizens and community.  A minimum of five years of municipal experience in criminal and civil matters, land use, transportation and general municipal law, including increasingly responsible legal management and administrative duties is required.  A law degree with admission to practice law in the State of Mississippi is required.  The selected candidate must possess or have the ability to obtain a MS drivers license.  The City offers a competitive benefit package with a salary of $115,000.00.  A detailed job description is available upon request.

“Resumes accepted no later than 4:00 p.m. on August 15, 2017.  Please direct a cover letter, resume, salary history and requirements and at least five references to: Cathy Clark, City Clerk, City of Clarksdale, P.O. Box 940, Clarksdale, MS 38614 or E-mail: cclerk@cityofclarksdale.org”

 

Source: The Commercial Appeal. (2017, August 6). Localfieds. The Commercial Appeal, 176(218), p. 5C.

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