The City Attorney performs legal work and serves as general counsel to the City of Sedona and as chief legal advisor to the City Council, City departments, City boards, committees, and commissions.
The position directs all civil and criminal legal work and reviews and considers all municipal activities. The next City Attorney should have extensive knowledge of Arizona law, the ability to effectively supervise departmental staff, and the understanding of general municipal, state, and federal laws.
The City Attorney must have solid ethics and integrity, excellent communication skills, and sound managerial experience. Additionally he or she will have excellent interpersonal, public relations, and customer service skills, and have the ability to build and maintain positive working relationships with elected officials, City staff, and the general public. In addition, the City Attorney must have the ability to prepare and deliver effective and clear presentations.
COMPENSATION and BENEFITS
The City of Sedona offers a competitive benefit package that includes:
Arizona State Retirement System
100% City-paid health, dental and vision coverage for employee and dependents
Substantial contributions to health, dental and vision coverage for dependents
City provided $50,000 group term life insurance
Ninety-six hours of PTO time
Generous vacation accrual rates
Deferred compensation - Optional IRS 457 plans
4/10 schedule – 3 day weekends!
The City of Sedona is a great place to work! As evidenced by our 2019 Employee Satisfaction Survey:
Employees have good working relationships with coworkers - 93% agree
Employees feel the City is a good place to work - 91% agree
Employees feel their work is meaningful and understand how their job supports the city’s mission - 93% agree