This is difficult and highly responsible legal and administrative work serving as head of the City's Law Department. Work includes the responsibility for planning, supervising, and participating in all legal services rendered to the Mayor, City Council, department heads, and administrative and quasi-judicial bodies; supervising the preparation and presentation of all criminal and civil cases in court; rendering opinions and advising elective and appointive officials and boards on legal matters; and the investigation and disposition of claims for and against the City. Work is performed with complete technical independence subject to review of the courts.
How to Apply: Completed City of Omaha employment applications must be submitted using the on-line application from the City website. It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to check and ensure that any and all required application materials and supplemental forms are received by the City of Omaha Human Resources Department by the stated deadline. You may confirm receipt of any materials and forms by contacting the Human Resources Department. If the materials are not received in the Human Resources Department by the stated deadline, they will not be considered. There will be no exceptions to this rule.
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THE CITY OF OMAHA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
(The knowledge, skills, and abilities above may be acquired through, but are not limited to, the following combination of education and/or experience.) Juris Doctor degree AND Ten (10) years of experience as an attorney including varied experience in legal research and trial work.
Experience in supervising/directing lower-level staff or managing the operations of a law firm or other business preferred.
Admission to the Bar in the State of Nebraska. Must be able to transport oneself or coordinate transportation to work sites throughout the City during the course of the work day.