Deputy City Attorney

  • City of Simi Valley
  • 2929 Tapo Canyon Road, Simi Valley, CA 93063, Simi Valley, California
  • Nov 02, 2022
Full Time Administration and Management Management
  • Salary: $102,196.00 USD
  • Salary Top: $132,855.00
  • Phone: 805-583-6336


Have you ever thought about a career where your legal skills will be put into practice in a myriad areas of the law on a daily basis?

Are you passionate about expanding your experiences from court appearances on criminal law matters, to advising key City staff on issues involving Constitutional Law, Land Use, Cable and Franchise laws, Criminal law, Transactions, Public Records Act, the Brown Act, and so much more?

Do you enjoy problem solving, collaborating in a team setting, and putting your communication and writing skills to use?

Do you want to gain a strong understanding and ability to advise key city department heads and staff members on the interpretation and application of law, regulations, best practices related to topics such as land use, employment law, and elections law?

Then we want to talk to you!

Job Description

Under general direction, performs a variety of legal duties supporting the City Attorney’s office including preparing and drafting briefs, pleadings, ordinances, resolutions, contracts, leases, permits, letters, memos, and other documents; assists in the enforcement of City codes and prosecutes misdemeanor violations of City ordinances; provides written and oral legal opinions; and prepares for and participates in court hearings, arbitrations, depositions, and trials on behalf of the City.

Job Requirements


  • Juris Doctorate, Membership in California State Bar, and Municipal law/Litigation experience preferred.
  • Annual Salary Range: $102,196 to $132,855 with Excellent Benefits 
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Special Instructions

This recruitment is open until filled or when the first 75 applications are received; first review of applications will occur on 11/11/2022. Apply online at

Click apply and attach a current resume! You only need to complete the boxes on the application marked with a star/asterisk (*). The most qualified candidates will be invited to the next steps in our hiring process.

Applicants seeking Veteran’s Preference must submit form DD214.

Reasonable Accommodation: In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance in the selection process, please notify the Human Resources Division, in writing.

Job Address

2929 Tapo Canyon Road, Simi Valley, CA 93063, Simi Valley, California United States View Map