Applying To: Attorney III (Transactions)

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  • Minimum: $72,202.00
  • Maximum: $113,282.00

Nature of Work

Incumbents in this position in the City Counselor's Office are responsible for providing legal advice to the Mayor’s Office, City department heads and administrative boards and staff.  Work will include contract and transactional matters, pensions, tax, bond and other municipal finance issues. This will include the drafting of proposed legislation and coordinating with the City’s development agencies.

For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Attorney III

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from a school of law approved by the American Bar Association; current membership in the Missouri Bar in good standing; plus four years of legal practice in one of the above areas.

Documentation of membership in the Missouri Bar must be submitted with the Employment Application or at the time of the Oral Interview. Applicants who apply online can mail this documentation to: Department of Personnel, 1114 Market Street, Room 700, St. Louis, MO 63101 Attention Alexandria Mazzola, Recruitment and Examination.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:  Previous legal practice in municipal affairs and familiarity with the structure and operations of City government is highly preferred.

A limited number of applicants may be scheduled for the Oral Interview based on an evaluation of their qualifying education, training and experience as listed on the Employment Application.  Include reasons for changes in employers and explain any gaps in employment on the application.  Incomplete and/or carelessly completed applications will not be considered.  Resumes will not be accepted as a substitute to a fully completed application.

VETERAN'S PREFERENCE POINTS:  To be eligible for veteran's preference points, the applicant must submit a copy of his/her DD 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with the Employment Application or at the time of the Oral Interview.  The Director of Personnel may, in his discretion, accept alternate documentation.

Last Date For Filing Application Is March 01, 2019

Examination Components and Their Weights

  • Experience and Training: Pass/Fail
  • Oral Interview: 100%

No waiver of the Residency Requirement will be granted.

O.C. 2908
February 07, 2019
2363-18G (No Wav)

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