|NEW YORK CITY COUNCIL JOB POSTING|
|Position||Legislative Counsel||Work Hours||9AM – 5PM|
|Division||Legislative Divisions||Open Date||02/21/2017|
|Number of Positions||1||Close Date||03/17/2017|
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The New York City Council, an equal opportunity employer, is seeking an attorney to serve as Counsel within the Legislative Division. Responsibilities will include drafting legislation and reviewing and analyzing legal and policy issues. Additionally, the Counsel will be responsible for preparing and organizing committee hearings, and drafting committee and oversight reports.
Applicants must possess superior writing, research, and analytical skills, strong communication and organizational abilities, and excellent academic credentials. The right candidate will be hard working, committed to public interest work, detail-oriented, able to manage multiple projects while working under tight deadlines, enthusiastic, client-oriented, and a team player. Familiarity with New York City Government is a plus.
Applicant should be admitted to the New York State Bar is required or have recently passed the Bar examination.
Excellent benefits package and salary commensurate with experience.
New York City Residency Required within 90 Days of Appointment.
HOW TO APPLY
Qualified candidates should forward a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to:
New York City Council
Attn: Recruitment Unit
250 Broadway, 16th Floor
New York, NY 10007
FAX: (212) 791-5266
While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.
THE NEW YORK CITY COUNCIL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER