City of Pittsburgh Careers 414 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Feb 26, 2018Full time
Please visit www.pghjobs.net to submit your application, and view the full job description. Qualifying Requirements : Your City of Pittsburgh application will be reviewed and your work experience and education/training will be evaluated to determine if you meet the qualifying eligibility requirements listed below for this position. You will be sent an eligibility letter regarding your eligible/ineligible status. WORK EXPERIENCE : The application must clearly show four (4) or more years of full-time, paid experience as a licensed attorney in litigation and must have tried multiple jury trials from motions to post-trial motions. (Full-time is defined as 32 hours or more per week. Less than full-time experience will be calculated on a pro-rated basis.) EDUCATION/TRAINING : The application must clearly show a Juris Doctorate Degree from an accredited law school in the U.S. and a current Pennsylvania license (must have passed the Pennsylvania State Bar Examination). ( See NOTE under the General Application Requirements Section above regarding the verification of education/training ). Must provide a sample brief. EQUIVALENCY : None permitted for this position. Therefore, no education/training and/or work experience may be substituted toward the qualifying requirements listed above. CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATIONS If you meet the qualifying requirements listed above, you will be sent a letter of admission (when applicable) for the following examination(s). You must pass the written and/or performance examination(s) in order to have your name placed on the official Civil Service eligibility list for this position. Candidates who receive job offers must pass a medical examination (when applicable) prior to start date. Written : None required for this position. Performance : None required for this position. Medical : None required for this position. POSITION DUTIES Represents City in State and Federal civil litigation proceedings brought on behalf or against the City including its City officials, or City employees. Researches legal issues and prepares legal memorandum and correspondence. Maintains and develops expertise about laws, regulations and court decisions affecting municipal and tort legal issues. Conducts depositions, trials and appeals of proceedings in State and federal courts regarding allegations of constitutional violations, tort claims or any other cause of action. Performs activities and functions of related and other related tasks and duties as assigned or required by the City Solicitor.