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The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) has a vacancy for a staff attorney in its Central Office in Jefferson City. This position would primarily conduct an office practice that provides legal advice and document drafting (e.g., opinions, contracts, legislation, etc.).
Successful applicants will also be expected to litigate a limited number of cases and/or administrative hearings. This position will focus on project development related contested cases involving environmental issues, contract claims, and right-of-way acquisition.
Requirements include: a Juris Doctor degree and membership in good standing with the Missouri Bar Association. Excellent research, writing and communication skills are preferred.
This is an entry-level position, which has a starting salary of $49,680/year - $50,820/year. MoDOT also offers an excellent personal leave, medical and retirement benefits package. Some overnight travel may be required.
An on-line application with resume and copies of official undergraduate and law school transcripts must be submitted by December 10, 2018, under “Career Opportunities”.
MoDOT is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer.
Missouri Department of Transportation
The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) is committed to providing the public with a safe and modern transportation system. MoDOT is a non-partisan state agency governed by the Missouri Highways and Transportations Commission (â€œCommissionâ€); a constitutional commission appointed by the Governor, confirmed by the Senate, and consisting of high-profile business and civic leaders. MoDOT is led by a Director selected by the Commission. MoDOT is responsible for the seventh largest transportation system in the country. MoDOT designs, builds and maintains roads and bridges and works to improve airports, river ports, railroads, public transit systems and pedestrian and bicycle travel. MoDOTâ€™s mission is to provide a world-class transportation experience that delights our customers and promotes a prosperous Missouri.