Deputy City Attorney II, III or IV / Land Use - Oakland City Attorney's Office

The City Attorney’s Office seeks a well-qualified, motivated attorney with significant land use experience for a Deputy City Attorney II, Deputy City Attorney III or Deputy City Attorney IV level in the Advisory Division.  Placement will depend upon experience.

The ideal candidate will have substantial California land use experience, either developed in-house (city, county, other governmental organization, or for a private company) or in a law firm with strong municipal land use expertise. The candidate should have knowledge and significant experience, including the ability quickly and effectively to perform at an advanced level, in CEQA/NEPA, the California Planning and Zoning Law, the Subdivision Map Act.  A strong working knowledge of municipal law basics, such as the Brown Act, the Political Reform Act, and the Public Records Act is desired.  Expertise in handling land use writs in both trial and appellate courts and suits seeking declaratory and injunctive relief, as well as considerable Planning Commission experience also are desirable.

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