NEW YORK CITY COUNCIL JOB POSTING
Position Legislative Counsel Work Hours 9AM – 5PM
Division Legislative Divisions Open Date 11/15/18
Number of Positions 3 Close Date Until Filled

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The New York City Council, an equal opportunity employer, is seeking an attorney to serve as Counsel within the Legislative Divisions. Responsibilities will include drafting legislation and reviewing and analyzing legal and policy issues. Additionally, the Counsel position may include preparing and organizing committee hearings and drafting committee and oversight reports.

 

REQUIREMENTS

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 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.