Provides in-house legal services to the City of Saskatoon, including City Council, Committees of Council, the Administration and the City’s Boards in a variety of areas including, Litigation, Municipal Law, Planning and Administrative Law, Employment Law, Prosecutions, Real Estate, Construction Law and Corporate Law.
Acts on behalf of the City in civil litigation, administrative law matters and prosecutions at all levels of court and before various Administrative Tribunals.
Attends meetings of Standing Policy Committees and other Committees of Council as required.
Performs a complete range of municipal and corporate legal services, including bylaw enforcement, labour law, contracts, planning and development law, litigation, legislative drafting, etc.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Graduation from an accredited school of law.
Membership, or eligibility for membership, in the Law Society of Saskatchewan.
Four to six years’ related experience, with at least two years in an in-house municipal law office environment.
Knowledge of the principles, practices and objectives of providing legal services to a municipal corporation.
Knowledge of applicable Provincial legislation and regulations pertaining to municipal bylaws and a municipal corporation.
Demonstrated ability to solve complex problems and manage conflicts in a positive and timely manner.
Demonstrated ability to make clear decisions in a prompt and consistent manner.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the public, the legal industry, various professionals and civic officials.
Ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing.
Ability to deal courteously, tactfully and effectively with customers.
Demonstrated research and presentation skills.
Skill in analyzing, evaluating and organizing facts, evidence and precedents; and in devising solutions to legal problems unique to municipal government.
Salary: $97,044.24 to $127,139.52 per annum (2016 rates) Notice Posting Department Contact Information First Name
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