Want to join an innovative, progressive and continuously improving municipality as a member of its Executive Leadership Team? Do you have a sincere commitment to municipal law and a passion for public service? Are you a problem solver who can help the City of West Allis in accomplishing the Mission, Vision and Strategic Goals of the City by balancing risks with rewards? You must be a highly skilled lawyer adept at addressing the legal challenges facing Wisconsin municipalities and an accomplished team player who is savvy in solving organizational challenges. You must be comfortable guiding, managing, and inspiring a team of legal staff and collaborating with the results-oriented leadership team. You must be analytical, logical and innovative. This position requires significant interaction with the Mayor, Common Council, and the public, so you must have outstanding communication and interpersonal skills. The ideal candidate for this key position is a strategic and progressive leader who combines strong public sector legal expertise with excellent management and interpersonal skills. Previous experience as a City Attorney or Assistant City Attorney in Wisconsin strongly preferred. Minimum Qualifications The position requires a Doctor of Jurisprudence Degree from an accredited law school and at least ten years of experience providing municipal or related legal services for a City, or similar government entity; 3-5 years of direct supervisory experience including evaluating and disciplining employees; experience developing and implementing a department budget; experience in handling public sector litigation. View Job Brochure at https://www.westalliswi.gov/DocumentCenter/View/10880. Salary: The salary for this exempt position is $125,772.66 until April 30, 3019; May 1, 2019 – April 30, 2020: $128,288.16; after April 30, 2020: Up to $137,529.20. City of West Allis residents receives an additional 2% residency incentive pay. The recruitment may close without further notice after October 15, 2018, so interested applicants are encouraged to apply immediately.
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