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Job Ad: Assistant County Attorney
The County of Augusta is accepting applications for the position of Assistant County Attorney. The Assistant County Attorney serves as Assistant to the County Attorney in providing general legal services for the Board of Supervisors, County Administration, and all other Boards, Commissions, and agencies of the County. This position will be assisting in handling of all legal matters, including Court representation, drafting of legal opinions, ordinances and contracts and advising County staff on legal matters.
The preferred candidate will have graduated from an accredited law school and a minimum of two (2) years’ experience as a practicing attorney, a considerable amount of which shall have been in the practice of local government law, or, any equivalent combination of experience and training. Must be licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Must be admitted to practice before the Virginia Supreme Court or Federal District Courts or be able to obtain admission within two (2) months of employment. The starting salary is $59,260; salary is negotiable depending upon qualifications. Benefits include VRS retirement, group life insurance, health insurance, other voluntary benefits and PTO leave.
The county application can be downloaded from our website at www.co.augusta.va.us. Send completed county application and resume to County of Augusta, Attn: Human Resources Office, P. O. Box 590, Verona, VA 24482-0590, Tel: 540-245-5617; Fax: 540-245-5175. This position will be opened until filled. We are an EEO employer.