City of Tucson

ASSISTANT CITY ATTORNEY (#0622)

$28.56-$39.33 Hourly / $59,404.80-$81,806.40 Yearly
Salary Grade: 613


General Description

Works in the civil or criminal divisions of the City Attorney's office under supervision of more senior and experienced attorneys. Prepares cases for all phases of misdemeanor court and dispenses advice.

Essential Functions

Orders evidence and prepares pretrial statements and plea offers. Maintains familiarity with civil or criminal procedures in City, state and federal courts.

Conducts legal research and analysis for cases and projects, and assists supervisor at state and federal court trials. In civil division assignments, identifies, analyzes and discusses legal issues associated with projects and cases. Assists in the integration of legal advice to the operational levels of City departments, the City Manager's office and the Mayor and Council.

In criminal division assignments, investigates and prosecutes misdemeanor cases. Supervises law student volunteers and engages in public outreach and educational opportunities within the community.

Identifies and analyzes legal issues associated with projects and programs of City wide importance by attending court, attending meetings with City executive staff, discussing issues and law with peers and supervisors, and presenting issues and analysis to supervisors for review and guidance.

Assists victims by phone and in person regarding pleas, case status, and court processes.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: Juris Doctorate

Minimum Experience Qualifications: Under 1 year civil and/or criminal litigation

Special Job Requirements

Member of the Arizona State Bar Association

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements

None

Other Information

FLSA Status: Exempt

Occupational Group Code: 05

Occupational Group Description: Legal and Judicial

EEO Job Category Code: B

EEO Job Category Description: Professionals

Organizational Level: First Level Employee

NCCI: 8820

Bargaining Unit: Not Represented

Driving Requirements

The following information pertains to driving requirements for this classification with the City of Tucson. Under "Driving Level" None, Secondary or Primary, refers to the driving responsibility as it relates to the essential functions of the classification. License Type, is just that, the type of Arizona Driving License required for the classification. If the position requires a Commercial Drivers License (CDL), the endorsements will be listed under "Endorsements." Under Safety Sensitive a "Yes" means employees with this classification are subject to pre-employment and random drug testing. License Type A,B,C,D,or M may require the use of personal or City vehicles on City business. Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid license and have an acceptable driving record. Use of a personal vehicle for City business will be prohibited if the employee is not authorized to drive a City vehicle or if the employee does not have personal insurance coverage. Exceptions to classification driving requirement's may exist based on position.

Driving Level: Non-Driving

License Type: None

CDL Endorsements: None

Safety Sensitive: No

Job Description Disclaimer

This description is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of management to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision. The listing of duties and responsibilities shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty. They are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.

CLASS: 0622; EST: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM; REV: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM;