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The City of San José, Office of the City Attorney is seeking a transactional attorney with experience in California municipal law including code enforcement, public contracting, business regulation, and public employment and labor law.

This position will play an important role in providing advice and transactional services to the Mayor and City Council, City Manager, administrative departments, and boards and commissions, while also assisting with the implementation of major projects. 

Admission to the California State Bar is required for this position.  A minimum of 2 years of relevant work experience and good academic background preferred.  Experience in municipal law and/or experience working for regulatory agencies is highly desirable.  The successful candidate will possess excellent research, negotiation, and analytical abilities, along with superior writing, communication and interpersonal skills.

Please send resume including complete employment history to: Richard Doyle, City Attorney, 200 East Santa Clara Street, 16th Floor Tower, San Jose, CA 95113, or e-mail to .  Closing date is September 2, 2016.  The most qualified candidates will be invited for an interview.  EOE