Job Details

Legal Counsel

Company name

Missouri Department of Natural Resources

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

Jefferson City, MO

Date Last Verified

Jan 30,2018

Posted on

Jan 29,2018
Practice Area
Environmental and Land Use >> Environmental and Land Use
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Legal Counsel Duties: Focus on water law. Providing the customary general legal guidance required of a member of the General Counsel’s team. Provide sound judgment, issue-spotting prowess, and ability to resolve disputes.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD degree from an accredited law school with excellent academic credentials; License to practice law in the State of Missouri; Exceptional written and oral communication skills; Strong decision-making, problem-solving, and organizational skills; and Outstanding judgment and professionalism. must have 3+ years of experience in environmental law or similar experience in administrative or natural resources law. A comprehensive understanding and experience in interpreting federal and state clean-water and water-resource management laws and regulations, especially as they relate to permitting and water-quality issues, is strongly preferred. Drafting, interpreting, and analyzing current and proposed state and federal statutes, regulations, and policies; Representing the Department in negotiations with regulated entities, cooperating agencies, vendors, and others; Coordinating compliance assistance, appeals, and enforcement matters, including working with the Attorney General’s Office on matters referred to that office for litigation; and Counseling Department staff regarding general legal matters.
Closing Date: February 8, 2018

Additional info

Job Posting Number: 10077 Send cover letter and resume.

Company info

Tiffani Martin
Missouri Department of Natural Resources
P. O. Box 176
Jefferson City, MO 65102

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