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Deputy City Attorney


The City of Port St. Lucie, currently the 7th largest City in the state and home to over 206,000 residents, is seeking a Deputy City Attorney. Port St. Lucie is ranked one the Florida’s fastest growing cities (News Break), one of the most affordable cities for homebuyers (LendEDU), one of the best places for families (U.S. News), one of the best places to retire (U.S. News), one of the safest cities in the United States (Money, Inc.), and the number one best place to live in Florida (BankRate). This position requires general knowledge of municipal law, such as drafting ordinances & resolutions, prosecuting code enforcement matters, land use & zoning, contracts & procurement, interlocal agreements, annexations, and public records law. The ideal candidate will join a full-time, in-house staff of 9 attorneys and 7 paralegals and must be a team-player capable of excelling in a collegial environment. A successful candidate should have a minimum of 5 years experience, preferably representing government clients and with litigation experience. Must be a member in good standing with The Florida Bar, and be admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida. More information can be found on our website at Position open until filled; however, first review of applications will take place on November 16, 2020.