BC Local Government Job Posting Service

City of Langford

Manager of Legal Services

Temporary, Full-time (up to 9 months)
Would you like to be part of a dynamic, fast paced, award winning local government organization? A team that prides itself on providing cost effective local government services for local residents?  Do you have the right attitude, qualifications, and superior people skills for the job? If so, the City of Langford has an exciting opportunity for a temporary, full-time Manager of Legal Services!
This is an exciting opportunity to support the drafting and administration of all Langford’s bylaws, policies, contracts, agreements, and various conveyance documents. You will provide support and advice to staff and Council at all levels. This is a highly collaborative position, where you will be involved in all aspects of Langford business from a legal, contractual, and policy perspective.
Our ideal candidate is an excellent communicator, with the ability to build strategic partnerships and relationships with a variety of stakeholders. You are detail-oriented, have exceptional organization skills, and thorough knowledge of and the ability to apply the Local Government Act and the Community Charter.
Qualifications for this position include:

  • Membership in good standing (or eligible for membership) with the Law Society of BC
  • Post-secondary degree in Law, and three (3) years’ professional experience with drafting and administration of bylaws, conveyance documents, contracts, and agreements
  • Exceptional understanding of legal matters related to a local government setting

This is a temporary, full-time position for up to 9 months with the option to participate in our comprehensive benefits plan. For full details on responsibilities and qualifications, please refer to the attached job description. 
To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter by email to (identify the position you are applying for in the subject line of your e-mail) or to the attention of Human Resources, City of Langford, 2nd Floor, 877 Goldstream Avenue, Langford, BC, V9B 2X8. This position will remain open until filled.
We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Job Description

Organization: Langford (City)
Professional Categories: Legal Services
Posted: November 25, 2021, 10:00 am
Expires: December 31, 2021, 4:30 pm
Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Temporary
Education Requirement: Bachelor’s degree
Job Experience: 3 years to less than 5 years