Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Office of Public Safety develops policy
and administers over $500 million in grant programs to enhance public
safety, anti-terrorism, and emergency preparedness in the City of Los
The Office is currently looking for an attorney to join the Mayor’s Office and
perform the following duties:
Draft, negotiate, and oversee professional services contracts for special projects on behalf of the Los Angeles Police Department, Fire Department, Emergency Management Department, and other city departments;
Build innovative public safety policies and initiatives, in areas such as cybersecurity, radiological/nuclear detection, crime reduction, and resilient infrastructure;
Partner with local non-profit community organizations to implement gang reduction, domestic abuse response, and other public safety programs;
Provide legal research and analysis in support of public safety initiatives and legislative priorities;
Research and draft requests for proposals and administer the procurement process in accordance with city, state and federal policies; and
Develop and negotiate contracts with other jurisdictions and private sector partners on regional homeland security and emergency preparedness initiatives.
A Juris Doctor degree from an accredited college or university.
Ideal candidates will have 1-2 years legal experience and prior government or security-related work experience.
Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to work with City departments to define and articulate project requirements; Strong analytical skills, demonstrating the ability to apply legal and administrative policies to compliance functions.
How to apply
Qualified candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Michelle.Tiliano@lacity.org with “MOPS Attorney Position – [Your Name]”in the subject line. This position will be open until it is filled.