Description :

The City of Sandusky is accepting applications for the position of City Law Director. The person in this position will be responsible for the preparation of all contracts, bonds and agreements of the City; drafting of Ordinances and Resolutions; preparing and directing all litigation involving the municipality; providing written legal opinions when appropriate; providing legal advice, counsel and support to the City Manager, department heads and staff in the conduct of the daily operations of the City.

 The ideal candidate for this position will be dynamic and energetic and must possess active registered status with the Supreme Court of Ohio.  The City Law Director must have a high level of practical legal knowledge and experience in order to directly manage and monitor complex and significant litigation and contractual negotiations including labor relations.  The Law Director must communicate well and represent the City before the various courts, governing boards, committees, and all other legally constituted bodies.

 A minimum of seven years of professional experience in practicing law with at least five years of Municipal Law experience.  Salary is negotiable and will commensurate with experience and education. 

Law Director Announcement
Law Director Job Description

Contact :

A letter of interest, completed application, resume and three (3) professional references should be submitted to the City of Sandusky, Department of Administrative Services, Attn: Victoria Schaefer @ vschaefer@ci.sandusky.oh.us or 240 Columbus Ave., Sandusky, OH  44870. 

Application Deadline:
The initial review of applications will be August 3, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.

Deadline for Applying : Open until filled