City Attorney - City of Bellevue, Washington

Are you a strong leader?  Do you have a passion for public service?  The City of Bellevue is looking for a City Attorney to join its executive leadership team. With a growing and diverse population of approximately 135,000, Bellevue is the fifth largest city in Washington.  The city boasts a skyline of gleaming high-rises as well as a vast network of green spaces and recreational facilities and almost 100 parks. Bellevue's schools are consistently rated among the best in the country.  With a City Council/City Manager form of government, the City Attorney reports directly to a Deputy City Manager.  The City Attorney’s Office includes civil advice and litigation, misdemeanor criminal prosecution, risk management, and administration. The City Attorney’s Office has 27 staff and a current budget of $18.8M.  The City of Bellevue fosters an environment of open communication and collaboration, where ideas and feedback are encouraged, supported and valued and where being innovative, collaborative, and future focused is the status quo.

Candidates should have represented and overseen the representation of a municipality in a broad arena of litigation, including public works, employment and tort liability claims. A Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school, admittance to practice law in the State of Washington, and ten or more years of progressively responsible experience in a municipal environment is required.  The annual salary range is $118,180 to $188,781 DOQE.

Filing deadline is August 24, 2018.
Resumes are acknowledged within 2 business days.