Starting salary is $86,258.00-$92,872.00 annually.
Internal Number: x1591-07-2022
Assistant City Attorney I – City of Des Moines, Des Moines, IA – Assistant City Attorney I provides professional legal advice and ensures professional representation for the city council, city departments, employees, board and commissions in zoning, platting, building code, real estate and title matters, tax sale acquisitions, procurement contracts, right of way management matters, nuisance, and administrative enforcement. The work is performed under the direct supervision of the deputy city attorney and the city attorney, but considerable leeway is granted for the exercise of independent judgement and initiative. For details and to apply, visit Assistant City Attorney I in Des Moines, IA for City of Des Moines (careers.iowabar.org)
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Juris Doctorate degree; AND
A minimum of two years of practicing municipal law, real estate regulation, transactional work or real estate development experience preferred.
Candidates for positions in this class must pass a post-employment offer, physical examination and drug screen; AND
Possession of a valid Iowa driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility; AND
Admission to practice law in the State of Iowa at the time of closing date.
The City of Des Moines is Iowa’s capital city and the county seat of Polk County. The local government serves more than 217,000 residents throughout 52 neighborhoods with more than 4,000 acres of parkland and 88 miles of trails. The City of Des Moines stands to be a financially strong city with exceptional city services, fostering an involved community in a customer friendly atmosphere.
Des Moines is the core of one of the fastest growing metro areas (DSM USA) in the Midwest and is beaming with community pride and accolades.