City of Medicine Hat
  • 10-Nov-2021 to 01-Dec-2021 (MST)
  • Medicine Hat, AB, CAN
  • Permanent, Full Time

Now Hiring Solicitor

The City of Medicine Hat is looking for a Solicitor to join our City Solicitor's team. This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual who desires to practice and develop expertise in a broad range of areas of law and enjoys working with a team of experienced professionals. The City of Medicine Hat is a unique municipality, operating its own electric utility, gas utility and environmental utilities. If you are looking for experience in a municipal setting and unique legal challenges ? consider this role!

Our ideal candidate has strong legal writing and communication skills with experience in commercial contract preparation and review, legislative drafting, commercial leasing, real property law, statutory interpretation, administrative law or other areas of law related to municipal government or the City of Medicine Hat's operations.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Laws or Juris Doctor degree and successful completion of the Alberta Bar Admission including membership in good standing of the Law Society of Alberta.
  • Professional experience in one or more relevant areas of laws: contract, real property law, administrative, planning & development, oil & gas, provincial offenses, public utilities and procurement law.
  • Knowledge of the Municipal Government Act would be an asset.
  • Previous experience as an in-house legal counsel is an asset, but not required.
  • An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.
  • Flexibility to work remotely may be considered, at the discretion of the City Solicitor and subject to all applicable City policies and provincial orders.

Our organization offers a competitive compensation, extended health and vision benefits, learning & development opportunities as well as a great work environment, which provides excellent opportunities for professional growth.

The City of Medicine Hat strives to achieve its vision to be a "Community of Choice"; a place where people choose to live, work and play. The Medicine Hat advantage:

  • Extensive Recreational Facilities
  • Flourishing Cultural Community
  • Low Utility Rates and Taxes
  • Family Oriented Community

We thank all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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