Assistant City Attorney

  • 1 Position(s) Available
  • Wage: $79,996 - $116,521 per year
  • Benefits Offered
  • No Testing Required
  • Available Until: 5:00 pm CST, August 25, 2022




The City of Hastings seeks a strong leader with a passion for public service as part of a succession role for City Attorney.

The Assistant City Attorney will plan, direct, and participate in the provision of complex professional legal services to the Mayor, City Council, City Administrator, City departments and various boards and commissions; perform administrative work in administering the legal activities of the City; provide policy, technical and administrative support to the Mayor, City Council and the City Administrator.

Distinguishing Characteristics

This role requires personal courage, un-reproached integrity, personal confidence and intelligence, responsive to needs of others, care about and enjoy working with people, while being open to learning new strategies as directed by an elected body.



  • Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school required.


  • One year of professional legal experience, which may include trial, corporate, and municipal work and legal research experience.
  • One year of experience in purchasing or bid preparation and evaluation.

Special Requirements

  • Must be licensed to practice law in Nebraska and a member in good standing of the Nebraska State Bar Association prior to start date of employment.

See job description for more details.


This is a FLSA exempt position. Hours may require attending meetings or events which may be in the evening and/or on weekends.

Residency requirement



Interested individuals may apply online (link available at top of this page).

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1228 N Denver Ave
Hastings, NE 68901

Deadline to apply: 5:00 pm CST, August 25, 2022.

EOE/M/F/D/Drug & Alcohol Free Workplace/E-verify Participant
This position is subject to veteran's preference per Neb. statute 48-225 thru 48-227.