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Career Opportunities - City of Melrose - Temporary City Solicitor

23 Mar 2023 2:13 PM | Christopher Brown (Administrator)

Municipality north of Boston seeking part-time, temporary City Solicitor to provide coverage for expected upcoming maternity leave.  Looking for 3 days a week, 6 or so hours a day (flexible schedule) expected to start in mid-August and last for approximately 12 weeks. This position is non-benefit eligible. This temporary position will start when current Solicitor goes on maternity leave and will end with her return (approximately 12 weeks later). Only applicants with a background in areas of municipal law should apply.  For the duration of the leave this role will primarily provide day-to-day legal support to 22 department heads and employees, city councilors, members of the various boards and commissions, the Mayor’s Office - this includes providing advice on public records law, land use, open meeting law, employment matters, procurement related/contract matters, charter/ordinance interpretation, etc. All Labor matters and off-hours work to be handled by a combination of outside counsel or Assistant City Solicitor who works for the Solicitor’s Office as necessary. 

If interested, please send letter of interest and resume to Responses will be reviewed and considered on a rolling basis. Please submit any materials no later than April 14, 2023. 



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