The city of Marlborough is seeking a full-time Assistant City Solicitor to join the Legal Department in providing effective, professional legal services. The Assistant City Solicitor reports to the City Solicitor, and is responsible for advising the Mayor, City Council, city departments, boards, and commissions; conducting legal research; drafting and reviewing legal documents, including without limitation ordinances, regulations, contracts and agreements, memoranda of law, motions, pleadings, discovery, and other documents relating to litigation; representing the city in lawsuits filed in the various state and federal courts; preparing witnesses, conducting and appearing at depositions; consulting with the City Solicitor and with outside legal counsel; appearing before the City Council and the various boards and commissions of the city; conducting investigations concerning complaints by city employees of violations of the city’s Human Resource Department policies (sexual harassment, etc.); and presiding over civil service hearings. Specific areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to, advising employees and elected officials on such matters as the state ethics, open meeting, and public records laws, City ordinances and regulations, and substantive areas such as: municipal land use/zoning, real estate, bankruptcy, employment, municipal finance, environmental, public construction, eminent domain and procurement.

Step Salary: $91,460.70 – $102.999.60. For a complete job description, please visit Employment Opportunities at Interested candidates should forward a cover letter and resume to: Human Resources Department, City of Marlborough, 140 Main St., Marlborough, MA 01752 or email: AA/EOE