TOWN OF WEYMOUTH

ASSISTANT SOLICITOR

The assistant solicitors shall assist the Town Solicitor in carrying out the obligations under the Code of Ordinances, Town of Weymouth, § 3-330 in providing for the legal affairs of the Town of Weymouth, its elected and appointed officials, and employees. Draft, edit, and review legal documents, including but not limited to ordinances, regulations, policies, contract agreements, memorandums of agreement, correspondence, and documents for administrative and court proceedings. Attend meetings of public bodies, including boards, committees, and commissions, as a representative of the legal department and represent the public at administrative hearings and court proceedings. Provide legal support for departmental operations in the areas of land use, permitting and licensing, public procurement, public education, special education, civil rights, student rights, employment, labor relations, collective bargaining, public construction, municipal finance, professional licensure, public records, open meetings, ethics, civil service, industrial accidents, risk management, among others.

To be considered, candidates must have a law degree and admission to Massachusetts Bar. The employee must have at least two years’ full-time legal or government experience including experience with municipal, education, or administrative law, experience performing legal work for a municipality, school district, government agency, or non-profit organization or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

The salary range for this position is $63,994.10 – $89,071.43/annually.

A full job description can be found at weymouth.ma.us under Employment opportunities

Interested candidates should submit their résumé/application to Human Resources 182 Green Street, N. Weymouth, MA 02191; or to jobs@weymouth.ma.us .

The town of Weymouth is an EEO/AA employer.