City of Carlsbad is seeking a Deputy City Attorney. The Deputy City Attorney will perform a broad range of legal research and writing and deliver factually and legally supported advice and opinions to staff in all city departments. The ideal candidate will have two or more years of municipal law advisory experience (five or more years of experience preferred), as well as a strong working knowledge of public procurement and contracting laws and public transparency compliance, including open meetings, public records and public agency conflicts of interest and ethics compliance. The ideal candidate works well with others, excels in building internal relationships, and is dedicated, self-motivated, and able to work independently and with diverse individuals and groups. Assignments will depend on the needs of the office as determined by the City Attorney and may include providing legal services to elected and appointed officials as well as to multiple city departments. Relevant experience may also include representing public agency clients in court proceedings and administrative hearings.
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