General Duties: Assistant City Solicitor assists in drafting and reviewing legal documents, advising municipal officials and representing the city’s interests in a variety of legal forums, including public sector labor forums. Employee is required to perform all similar or related duties at the direction of the Mayor.


Candidate must be a member in good standing of the Massachusetts Bar, possess a valid driver’s license and thorough knowledge of Massachusetts General Law, municipal ordinances, City Council rules and regulations, case decisions, appropriate federal law and regulations. Candidate must have the ability to research and analyze legal issues in a fast-paced environment and advise how to effectively apply said advice on a practical level. Candidate must have excellent organizational skills; excellent data processing skill in the use of personal computers and office software including word processing, data base internet and spreadsheet applications. Candidate must have independent research skills and superb written and oral communication skills.

Salary Range: $81,272 to $97,526 Preliminary deadline: open until filled

Submit city of Methuen employment application and resume to: City of Methuen, Human Resources Department, Room 206, 41 Pleasant St., Methuen, MA 01844. Applications are accepted by mail or via email to

City of Methuen is an Equal Opportunity Employer