CITY OF LINCOLN, CA CITY ATTORNEY POSITION ADVERTISEMENTThe City of Lincoln is seeking an experienced legal professional with demonstrated expertise in municipal law with a solid background in California land use. The City Attorney will work throughout the organization in a collaborative, approachable, and responsive manner. The desired candidate will bring proven legal leadership experience, clear and effective communication skills, and solid interpersonal skills. He or she will exercise transparency by providing the Council with a full picture of the City’s standing on legal issues and maintain an open-door policy. The salary for the City Attorney is open and dependent on experience and qualifications.
If interested in this outstanding opportunity, please send a resume and cover letter to Sheila.VanZandt@lincolnca.gov detailing how your and qualifications combine to reflect the ideal candidacy for this position. Please contact Sheila Van Zandt at (916) 434-2496 or Astrida Trupovnieks at (916) 434-2491 should you have any questions. Brochure available at www.lincolnca.gov Closing date 5:00 pm PST Friday, July 14, 2017.
Additional Salary Information: An Attractive Benefit Package Includes: 2% at 62 California PERS retirement (or 2% at 60 if considered a “classic” employee under PEPRA) PERS medical plans (employee pays a portion of most available plans) Dental coverage (City paid premium for employee and family) Vision coverage (City paid premium for employee) Holidays- Twelve (12) paid holidays per year (Includes two floating holidays) Vacation- Fifteen 15 to 20 days of vacation per year based on experience Administrative Leave-Ten (10) administrative leave days per year Sick Leave- Twelve (12) days of sick leave per year Life Insurance- $100,000 Term Life; City paid premium 457 Deferred compensation plan available City participates in Social Security
The City of Lincoln was incorporated in 1890 and is a general law city with a City Council/City Manager form of government. The City Council has five members who are elected at large, on a non-partisan basis, to four-year overlapping terms. The Mayor is filled on a rotating basis. The City of Lincoln is a full-service city organized into eight major departments including Police, Fire, Public Serv...ices, Support Services, Community Development, Engineering, Library, and City Manager’s Office. The City has approximately 150 full-time employees and a total budget of approximately $83 Million.
The City of Lincoln is located at the edge of Northern California’s foothills, 27 miles northeast of California’s State Capital, Sacramento. With a 2016 population of 47,187 Lincoln was one of the fastest growing cities in the country from 2000 to 2007, yet has managed to maintain the small town charm that has made it such a desired location to live, work and play.
Lincoln sprang up as a railroad terminal in the 1800’s as the western United States realized massive growth. Today Lincoln continues its agricultural heritage and is also known for its production of clay, lumber and building materials.
Throughout the year, residents and visitors from throughout the region are drawn to performances by the Lincoln Theatre Company and to exhibits featuring the talent of artists supported by the Art League of Lincoln. Funseekers come to Lincoln to attend the Tour de Lincoln, Classic Car Show, and annual Fourth of July and Holiday Parades, while local food and wine enthusiasts arrive to enjoy the Farmer’s Market and wine tastings from Lincoln’s local vineyards. Not without a sports venue, the refurbished historic McBean Stadium has become the home field for William Jessup University’s baseball team. Likewise, the Lincoln Potters collegiate wood bat baseball team plays at the McBean Park Stadium. The Potters have received a welcoming return to the City in 2017. Fans come from all around to see their baseball teams play.