Assistant County Attorney V

Location
Fairfax, Virginia
Salary
$93,066.90 - $155,111.02 Annually
Posted
Jun 29, 2019
Closes
Aug 03, 2019
Ref
19-01381
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time
Job Announcement

Position is in the Land Use Section of the Office of the County Attorney. Provides legal advice and handles litigation in the areas of land use, zoning, environmental and local government law. Advises the Board of Supervisors and county agencies. Conducts legal research, prepares written legal opinions, and performs other general, civil, and administrative law duties.

Employment Standards

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Must be an active member in good standing of the Virginia State Bar. Any combination of education and experience equivalent to four years of experience in the practice of civil law in the employ of a municipal or county government, or acceptable equivalent experience. Litigation experience.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
License to practice law in the state of Virginia.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Selected applicant will be required to complete a Statement of Economic Interest form prior to starting work. All positions allocated to the County Attorney series are under the Fairfax County Merit System of personnel administration and are limited to full-time employment and preclude the private practice of law. However, the phrase "private practice of law" does not include the provision of pro bono public legal services in a pro bono legal services program approved by the County Attorney and in accordance with the policy of the County Attorney governing participation in an approved program. The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Litigation experience in Virginia land and zoning law, including cases involving rezonings, special exceptions, special permits, telecommunications facilities and environmental issues. Excellent research, writing, public speaking skills.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Job is generally sedentary in nature, however, visual acuity is required to read data on computer monitor. Must be able to operate keyboard-driven equipment. Physical requirements can be performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview.

It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314 . EEO/AA/TTY.

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