Applying To: Attorney IV (Civil Litigation and Transactions)
- Minimum: $101,036.00
- Maximum: $158,574.00
Incumbents in these positions will either be litigators or transactional lawyers. They will be responsible for handling highly complex civil litigation matters at the trial and appellate levels in state and federal court in the areas of municipal law or complex municipal transactions. Duties include researching and preparing appellate briefs, arguing appeals, preparing for trials, conducting discovery, arguing motions and participating in all phases of trial; and/or providing legal advice and opinions to City departments, working directly with department heads, commissioners, and members of the Mayor’s staff.
For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Attorney IV
Graduation from a school of law approved by the American Bar Association; current membership in the Missouri Bar in good standing; plus seven years of either legal practice in the area of complex litigation, which includes all phases of trial and appellate work in state federal courts and the administrative review process OR municipal transactions.
Documentation of license to practice law must be submitted with the Employment Application or upon request.
When completing the Employment History and the Educational/Training History sections of the Employment Application, please be as thorough as possible when describing your education, training and experience relating to this position. Your employment experience and training will be used to determine whether you meet the entrance requirements for this position and to compute your experience and training evaluation. Applicants will only receive credit for their experience, training and education as shown on the application. Resumes will not be accepted as a substitute to a fully completed application. When completing the Employment History section of the application, include reasons for changes in employers and explain any gaps in employment. Incomplete and/or carelessly completed applications will not be considered.
VETERAN'S PREFERENCE POINTS: To be eligible for veteran's preference points, the applicant must submit a copy of their DD 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with the Employment Application or upon request. The Director of Personnel may, in their discretion, accept alternate documentation.
CITY RESIDENTS PREFERENCE POINTS: City residents who pass an examination for a position in the classified service and do not receive any other preference will receive a five (5) point preference on a scale of 100 points on the exam. An additional one (1) point shall be added to the passing score of City residents who receive any other preference on a scale of 100 points. City residents must have resided in the City for at least one (1) year at the time of filing their application to be eligible for the preference points.
LAST DATE FOR FILING APPLICATION: Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number are received to fill the anticipated vacancy. Please submit application as soon as possible.
Scoring Components and Their Weights
- Experience and Training: 100%
Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number are received to fill the anticipated vacancies. Please submit application as soon as possible.
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