Corporation Counsel - Peoria, Illinois (pop. 112,883) seeks dynamic legal counsel to lead the Legal Department (6 FTE) providing legal services for the municipal organization in an established, diverse, full service city located in the heart of the Midwest. Serves as legal counsel for the City of Peoria. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university in a related field, supplemented by a Juris Doctorate and state license to practice law. A minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible related experience is required. Strong interpersonal leadership and administrative skills required. Open, accessible, participatory management style with excellent communication skills essential. Appointed by City Manager. Salary is $135,000 +/- DOQ, with excellent benefits. City residency is required within one year of appointment. Additional information regarding the position can be found at http://www.peoriagov.org/internal-applications/. Position is open until filled with an initial screening date of September 13, 2019. Candidates should attach a résumé, cover letter, and contact information for five professional references with their application.