City Attorney City of Lincoln, California

Located at the edge of Northern California’s foothills, 27 miles northeast of Sacramento, the City of Lincoln is conducting a comprehensive search for a high energy and talented legal professional to serve as the City’s first in-house legal counsel. Top candidates will recognize this important milestone as an exciting time to join a collaborative team in a city well positioned for the future. Known as a generalist and well versed in municipal law, the City Attorney will work closely with the City Manager and provide advice to the Mayor and City Council as well as City departments on various matters of law pertaining to land use, development, and an array of issues for a full-service city including police and fire. The City has approximately 167 full-time employees and a total budget of approximately $83 million. This position requires a Juris Doctor degree, membership with the California State Bar, and a solid background in all aspects of municipal law. The salary for this position will be $175,000 to $200,000; an excellent benefit package including CalPERS is also provided. Interested candidates should apply by submitting a compelling cover letter of interest, resume, and current salary to no later than November 10, 2017. Confidential inquiries welcomed to Heather Renschler at (916) 630-4900. Detailed brochure available at