The town of North Andover is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Town Counsel. The salary range is $100,594 to $140,832 commensurate with experience.
The Town Counsel serves as the chief legal advisor to the Select Board, Town Manager, School Committee, School Superintendent, Town Departments, and Town Boards and Committees. The Town Counsel prosecutes, defends, and negotiates settlements of legal proceedings to which the town is a party and legal proceedings by or against any town officer, board, or committee. The Town Counsel prepares all legal documents and provides legal assistance and advice to town employees, boards, and committees on all legal matters and proceedings affecting their duties. The Town Counsel conducts research, writes formal legal opinions, and attends all town meetings and various other board and committee meetings as needed.
Minimum Qualifications include graduation from an accredited college or university with a juris doctor (JD) degree supplemented by seven to 10 years of experience in municipal law, litigation, labor law, or a related field; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position.
Interested applicants must submit a complete town of North Andover Employment Application along with a cover letter, resume, and legal writing sample. The Employment Application, a detailed job description, and application instructions are available on the town’s website here. Applicants are encouraged to submit application materials by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Candidates will be considered on a rolling basis.