Loveland is the jewel of Northern Colorado, possessing all the amenities of an urban population center, yet it’s managed to maintain a small town charm with a friendly and welcoming atmosphere. With the Rocky Mountains as a majestic backdrop, Benson Sculpture Garden is unique in that it provides 140 sculptures for viewing in one location. Art prevails throughout the entire community and can be enjoyed while shopping and dining in the downtown, or strolling along Lake Loveland’s scenic shoreline.
Appointed by and reporting directly to the City Council, the City Attorney serves as the Council’s chief legal advisor while supervising the City Attorney’s office. This office serves as the legal advisor to the City of Loveland, representing the City Council, city boards and commissions and city staff in all legal matters. This includes: providing legal opinions; preparing and reviewing ordinances, contracts, resolutions and other legal documents; and representing the City and its officials in judicial and administrative proceedings. The City Attorney’s Office is also charged with the prosecution of violations related to the City Charter and city ordinances through the Loveland Municipal Court.
The position requires at least six years experience as a practicing attorney, preferably in a municipal entity. A JD degree from an accredited law school is required. It is preferred that the new City Attorney also have a broad background, including experience in both private and public sector and must have solid knowledge of Colorado law and its complexities. To apply, submit your cover letter, resume, current salary and five work-related references to Bill Avery by August 4, 2014 at firstname.lastname@example.org. A job announcement is available at www.averyassoc.net/jobs.