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Staff Attorney
(Exempt/Non-Civil Service)

City and County of Honolulu
Office of Council Services

Seeking a staff attorney for the Office of Council Services (OCS). The OCS is the legislative research and drafting office for the Honolulu City Council. Primary duties include drafting bills and resolutions, drafting legal memoranda, and providing legal advice for Council committees. The attorney will be closely working with Councilmembers, Council staff, the City Clerk’s office, and other OCS staff.

Minimum requirements: Active Hawaii State Bar license; proficiency in office computing programs including Microsoft Word and Excel; experience in using online legal research databases; a minimum of three years or legislative sessions of legal experience, or three years of experience in municipal law or a related field; the ability to complete time sensitive research and drafting projects; and the ability to function as a nonpartisan professional. Government budgeting experience, specifically experience with municipal or state budgets, is preferred.

About the position: Full-time. Salary up to $90,000 annually based on experience, but may be negotiable for a highly-qualified candidate. Initial appointment term is one year. All positions are exempt from civil service and subject to the availability of funds. Written work samples are required and a skills test will be administered at the time of interview. Submit resume and references by email to the Director of the Office of Council Services at, with "Staff Attorney" in the subject line. Information must be received via email dated no later than Sunday,
January 16, 2022. The City and County of Honolulu is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
(SA1356420 1/9/22)