City of Centralia
Centralia, Washington, United States
Spotlight Preferred Member Company
20 days ago
Job Type
$98,679.00 - $120,844.00
Salary - Type
Yearly Salary
Job Function


The Assistant City Attorney is responsible for the prosecution of all misdemeanor and gross misdemeanor crimes and civil infractions filed in the Centralia Municipal Court and for representing the interests of the City in civil litigation, administrative hearings, and other adjudicative proceedings. The Assistant City Attorney also assists with contract review, public records requests, legal document drafting, and legal research as needed.



Required Qualifications: 

  • Juris Doctor degree from an ABA-accredited law school.
  • Licensed to practice law in the State of Washington and a member in good standing with the Washington State Bar Association.
  • One or more years of experience litigating criminal or civil cases.


Applicants must be able to pass: 

  • Background check processes including a criminal history check and reference checks. 
  • Education verification. 
  • Must possess a valid Washington state driver’s license at time of hire OR must obtain within 30 days from date of hire, and must have a driving record that is acceptable to the City’s insurance carrier.


  • Vacation and Sick leave accruals, 12 paid Holidays which includes one (1) floating holiday 
  • Up to two (2) weeks executive leave annually 
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance options 
  • City paid $100,000 life insurance 
  • Long-term disability plan
  • Washington State Retirement Systems (PERS) 
  • Participation in VEBA (Health Reimbursement Account)
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Choice of two (2) Employee contributed Deferred Compensation Plans

To apply please submit a City of Centralia employment application which can be found at along with a cover letter and resume to: Human Resources Office, PO Box 609 / 118 W Maple, Centralia, WA 98531 or e-mail. E-mail applications must be signed and mailed after
electronic filing. Next review of applications will be on June 24, 2024.

Job ID: 73059729

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