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Senior Assistant City Attorney - Sioux Falls

Senior Assistant City Attorney - Sioux Falls

Senior Assistant City Attorney

HIRING RANGE DOQ: $3,947.20 - $5,164.00 bi-weekly

DEADLINE FOR FILING: Friday, November 3, 2023


Perform advanced professional legal services handling more complex and highly sensitive work assignments. Provide legal assistance, advice, counsel to, and representation of City government, elected officials, officers, and employees regarding complex legal matters across various disciplines as assigned while exercising significant independent legal judgment.


Graduation from an accredited school of law and a minimum of eight (8) years’ experience in the practice of law, preferably in public sector law, regulatory compliance work experience, or diversified program management experience including conducting research and/or investigations and analyzing data; or any such combination of education, experience, and training as may be acceptable to the hiring authority.

Admission in good standing to the State Bar of South Dakota.


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The City of Sioux Falls takes pride in being an Employer of Choice including our Culture, Values, and Compensation and Benefits. Apply today to become part of ONE Team and help us take care of today for a better tomorrow!



Sioux Falls is growing exponentially, and we need you to join our team of 1,300 full-time and hundreds more part-time and seasonal employees. Find a place to serve alongside us in a range of careers available in 12 diverse departments.

There’s a role for every interest from public safety and health, to culture and recreation, to technology and internal operations. Our employees partner with local businesses and community members to provide the infrastructure, safe neighborhoods and recreation opportunities that keep Sioux Falls consistently ranked among the top places to live and work.

Our core values of safety, teamwork, innovation, character and respect build community from the inside out. Employees’ top culture drivers include a strong sense of accomplishment, growth through learning and training, and supportive colleagues. Team members achieve job satisfaction every day with the knowledge that their service positively impacts the high quality of life this community enjoys.


Competitive salary with other public and industry positions, including step advancements.

The City participates in the South Dakota Retirement System. Employees receive a 6% match.  Additionally, employees may choose to enroll in a Deferred Compensation Plan.

Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance: Competitive rates for single, 2-party, and family.

11 paid holidays and 2 personal leave days each calendar year.

New employees are granted 40 hours of vacation at time of hire and accrue an additional 2 weeks in their first year.

Sick leave accrues over 96 hours per year.

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

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