ID# 22-2245 Location: Grande Prairie, AB
As the City of Grande Prairie continues to grow and transform, we have the need to establish the first in-house legal advisory unit led by a newly created City Solicitor position who will join our dynamic team as our trusted counsel and support. This City Solicitor position holds a significant management and advisory role in supporting critical decision making within the City of Grande Prairie and its related organizations. The City Solicitor is responsible for providing in-house legal counsel, as well as risk management and managing external legal services for the City of Grande Prairie. This includes providing oral and written advice and opinions on diverse legal matters to management, City Council, its boards, committees and other related organizations.
Responsibilities also include: drafting, negotiating, researching and reviewing various agreements; managing files and relationships with external legal counsel; serving as the liaison between external counsel and management; and representing the City of Grande Prairie as required to outside agencies. The City Solicitor will also provide legal representation before the courts and administrative tribunals.
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