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Deputy City Solicitor

Posted on November 22nd, 2022 at 9:29 AM

The City of Erie Solicitor’s Office is seeking a full-time Deputy City Solicitor. Specific duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Draft ordinances, resolutions, agreements and other legal documents.
  • Review legal documents, purchase agreements, professional service contracts, easements, leases and indemnification agreements.
  • Participate in litigation regarding City interests.
  • Participate in union negotiations and arbitrations.
  • Conduct various Board hearings and local agency appeals.
  • Provide legal counsel to various department heads as directed by the City Solicitor.
  • Review the relationship between federal, state, and local laws.
  • Represent the City Solicitor at City Council meetings.
  • Supervise staff of the Solicitor’s office.
  • Perform other similar and related duties as required.


Degree in the field of law
Excellent communication, organization and writing skills
Member of the PA Bar

You can apply online:
Human Resources
626 State Street
Erie, PA 16501