DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: Experienced licensed attorney responsible for giving advice and counsel to the Authority’s Attorney (General Counsel) in handling legal matters arising from the operation and management of the Authority, with extensive knowledge and experience in multiple areas of the law specifically tailored to the specific needs of the Authority’s Legal Department.
EXAMPLES OF WORK: (Illustrative only)
Acts as legal advisor to the Authority in the absence of the Attorney,
Drafts and prepares policies and procedures,
Prepares and approves legal documents for Authority action such as contracts, easements, and rights-of-way,
Prepares applications, petitions, and affidavits in connection with hearings and proceedings before federal and state courts, or administrative agencies,
Represents the Authority before regulatory and legislative bodies,
Oversees or participates in the negotiation and settlement of litigated matters,
Participates in financial negotiations for the Authority,
Represents or oversees in trial litigation and appeals before courts and other quasi-judicial bodies,
Negotiates main extension contracts for the Authority,
Supervises refunding operations involved in guaranteed revenue and other special Contracts,
Prepares, interprets, and revises the ECWA Tariffs, and
Explains terms and conditions of extension contracts to developers, builders, and homeowners.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Comprehensive knowledge of municipal law and other related laws relevant to the operations and management of the Authority; ability to present arguments of law clearly and logically by written and spoken word; ability to organize material for hearings and trials; good address; ability to get along well with others; ability to comprehend and carry out complex and difficult assignments; tact; good judgment, ethical conduct in the practice of law.
ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:
Ten years of progressively responsible experience in the practice of law, preferably in the field of municipal law or public policy and planning with a law degree from a recognized law school; or any equivalent combination of experience and training sufficient to indicate ability to do the work.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ACCEPTANCE OF APPLICATIONS: