KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Law Degree; and minimum five years practice of law. Admission to Iowa Bar or ability to join the bar within 90 days of appointment. Preference is given to prior municipal experience. Must become a Bettendorf resident (proper) within six months of appointment.
Interpersonal Skills: Requires the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Must be able to establish and maintain working relationships with others, and deal effectively with people of all levels. Ability to perform duties with integrity.
Working Conditions: Work is generally performed in a normal office environment. Work involves attendance to meetings in the day, evening and weekends; holidays as required.
The City Attorney position is full time with the City of Bettendorf – due to job duties and required meetings in the evening and weekends, the applicant is expected to solely work for the City and not have private outside employment. Private outside employment may also cause a conflict of interest while performing duties as the City Attorney.
The City Attorney reports to the Mayor and City Council and is considered a department head position and therefore applicant is required to become a Bettendorf resident (proper) within six (6) months of the date of appointment.
If interested in applying for this position, please submit completed application, cover letter, resume, and salary history to the following:
Human Resources Department
1609 State Street
Bettendorf, IA 52722