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Company Name City of Bozeman
Date Posted January 3, 2014
Category Staff
Job Type Attorney

Description

The City of Bozeman, Montana is growing! We are in need of an experienced attorney to accept a challenging position addressing a wide diversity of legal and organizational matters. You will work for a progressive, self-governing charter-based commission-manager government that focuses on facilitating prosperity for its citizens, institutions, and businesses. The City has 350 full time employees and operates on an annual budget of approximately $75M. Bozeman is a dynamic growing community that enjoys a rapidly expanding business climate, low unemployment, is the home to Montana State University, and provides a small town feel with all of the amenities that a larger city has to offer. The region has the best combination of recreational, cultural, and natural amenities in the nation.

The City Attorney’s Office has six full time attorneys, with four focusing primarily on criminal matters, and two, including the City Attorney, focusing on civil matters. The successful candidate will demonstrate a lively work ethic, an appreciation for collaboration, qualities of leadership, an understanding of the importance of integrated public service, and bring an affinity for change and reform. Responsiveness, approachability, and accountability are required attributes. Primary duties include assisting the City in external matters such as community and economic development (e.g. land use, resource planning, etc.) and internal functions such as risk management (contracting, insurance, and human resources). Some litigation may be required. The successful candidate must demonstrate an ability to handle an unlimited diversity of assignments. This is a Full Time position w/excellent health and retirement benefits. $64,588 to $70,976 per year as earned depending on experience and qualifications. PREFERRED APPLICATION DEADLINE: Monday, February 10, 2014 @ 5:00 p.m. EOE/ADA/Vet Pref. See the full announcement, additional details, and application online at www.bozeman.net Inquiries can be emailed to gsullivan@bozeman.net. No phone calls please.

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