KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
¨ Principles and practices of civil law, state and federal laws and constitutional provisions affecting City government.
¨ Local government structure and operation and relationship to other public jurisdictions.
¨ Principles, practices, methods, and materials utilized in conducting legal research.
¨ All computer applications including hardware and software related to performance of the essential functions of the job.
¨ Applicable state, federal and local ordinances, laws, rules and regulations.
¨ Using tact, discretion, initiative and independent judgment within established guidelines.
¨ Researching, compiling, and summarizing a variety of legal, informational, and statistical data and materials.
¨ Organizing work, setting priorities, meeting critical deadlines, and following up on assignments with a minimum of direction.
Mental and Physical Abilities:
¨ Ability to learn ordinances and apply legal knowledge to a variety of problems.
¨ Ability to analyze legal documents.
¨ Ability to conduct research on legal problems and prepare opinions.
¨ Ability to draft legislation.
¨ Ability to speak effectively before public groups and respond to questions.
¨ Ability to read, analyze and interpret case law, professional periodicals and journals, technical procedures and government regulations.
¨ Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
¨ While performing the essential functions of this job the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and speak and hear.
¨ Specific vision abilities required by this job include: close vision, distance vision.