City Attorney

$211,204 - $294,019 yearly
  • Bob Murray & Associates
  • Ventura, CA, USA
  • May 31, 2024
Full time Legal

Job Description

The beautiful, coastal community of Ventura is considered one of the most desirable places to live, offering miles of beaches and oceanfront recreation. Encompassing diverse art, architecture and cultural heritage, Ventura is known for its friendly people and phenomenal climate. The City Attorney’s Office provides the highest quality legal service to the City government, its elected and appointed officials, and staff, to effectively serve the community. Under the City Charter, the City Attorney is appointed by the City Council to act as the City's general counsel. As the City's general counsel, the City Attorney provides a full range of legal services to the City and manages outside special counsel. Among other things, the City Attorney is the chief legal advisor to the City Council, City Manager, all City departments, and all appointed boards and commissions. The City is pursuing a team oriented, approachable, and seasoned candidate to serve as the next City Attorney. A capable leader and strategic thinker who can build collaborative relationships and communicate effectively with elected officials, various government entities, stakeholders, and staff will excel. The ideal candidate demonstrates confidence in their understanding of municipal law and proficiency in land use matters, principles of legal research, supervision, training, performance evaluation, and relevant federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations.


The annual salary range for the City Attorney is $211,204.03 to $294,018.82; placement is dependent on experience and qualifications. The City also offers an excellent benefits package. If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please visit our website at to apply online. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call Ms. Yasmin Beers at (916) 784-9080.

Filing Deadline: July 5, 2024