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Requisition ID: 41307


Located on the traditional, ancestral and unceded lands of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Peoples, Vancouver has a commitment to becoming a City of Reconciliation. Vancouver consistently ranks as one of the world’s most liveable cities and is working towards being the greenest city in the world. Named among Canada's Top 100 Employers, BC's Top Employers, and Canada's Greenest Employers, the City of Vancouver seeks colleagues who can help shape and embody our core commitments to sustainability, reconciliation, equity and outstanding quality of life for all residents.

Consider joining our committed team of staff and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

The City of Vancouver’s Legal Services Department has a temporary vacancy for a Solicitor (2 year term).

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

The successful candidate will:
• Provide legal advice to a variety of City... departments, including the FIFA Secretariat, Supply Chain Management, Engineering, Finance, and Arts, Culture, and Community Services
• Practice in a number of different areas of law and on a variety of projects, including:
• FIFA World Cup 2026,
• Public procurement of goods and services,
• Construction,
• Technology Solutions,
• Infrastructure Projects,
• Funding and Grant Agreements.
• Corporate Governance
• Municipal Law, and
• Inter-Governmental Agreements and Relations


Education and Experience
• Professional Law Degree and membership (in good standing) with the Law Society of B.C
• At least five years of experience as a lawyer, practicing as a solicitor in a number of areas of law described above

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the proven ability to manage conflict situations effectively
• Strong organizational skills, with a proven ability to meet deadlines in a multiple task environment
• Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
• Demonstrated ability to effectively leverage law office technology to increase productivity

Where operationally appropriate and subject to change, the City of Vancouver has a Flexible Work Program. This program allows staff to work remotely 1 – 3 days a week from locations that are a daily commutable distance from their work at a City worksite. At this time this position is eligible to be part of the Flexible Work Program.

Business Unit/Department: Law Department (1040)

Affiliation: Senior Exempt

Employment Type: Temporary Full Time

Position Start Date: July, 2024

Position End Date: July, 2026

Salary Information: Pay Grade RNG-131: $154,969 to $203,905 per year

Application Close: May 29, 2024

At the City of Vancouver, we are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce that represents the community we so proudly serve. Indigenous peoples, people of colour, 2SLGBTQ+ persons including all genders and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Accommodations will be provided upon request during the selection process. Learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion .

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