Antioch is a waterfront city of 115,000 residents in the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area, along the San Joaquin-Sacramento River Delta. The City offers an abundance of recreational opportunities and cultural facilities and serves as a center point to Northern California, particularly linking the San Francisco/East Bay region to Sacramento and the Central Valley. Families with dreams of home ownership come to Antioch for its stunning neighborhoods, parks, and natural beauty. Land remains plentiful and affordable, compared with other parts of the Bay Area.
The Assistant City Attorney will have a key, high profile, and active role in partnering with and reporting to the City Attorney in providing quality legal services and advice to city operations and staff. The expectation is to maintain and strengthen the highly positive working relationships that currently exist within the City, by developing and maintaining active lines of communication and providing quality and responsive legal guidance to internal clients on a wide array of legal issues. The Assistant City Attorney is expected to have responsibility for most city contracts, to provide day-to-day transactional support for several assigned departments, and to serve as staff to various city commissions and boards.
The new Assistant City Attorney is expected to present themselves with confidence and gravitas to be a source of sound legal counsel in addressing sensitive and difficult legal issues in a confidential and objective manner. Preferred qualifications for this position are four or more years of professional California experience in the practice of municipal law. A Juris Doctor degree from an accredited and a highly competitive law school with current membership in the California State Bar is required. The salary range for this position is $146,388 - $177,936 annually, DOQ. To be considered, please visit the Avery Associates Career Portal at www.averyassoc.net/current-searches/ to upload your letter of interest, resume and contact information including email addresses for five work-related references to Paul Kimura by December 17, 2021.