Job Details

Environmental and Land Use Attorney in Topeka, KS

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Company name

Kansas Department of Agriculture

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Environmental and Land Use

Location

Topeka, KS

Date Last Verified

Mar 01,2018

Posted on

Feb 28,2018

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Profile

Attorney The candidate will be serving Kansas farmers, ranchers, agribusinesses and the consumers/customers they serve. Providing an environment that enhances and encourages economic growth of the agriculture industry and the Kansas economy. Advocating for and promoting the agriculture industry, the state’s largest industry, employer and economic contributor. Ensuring a safe food supply, protecting natural resources, promoting public health and safety, protecting animal health, and providing consumer protection to the best of our ability. Responsible for assisting the pesticide and fertilizer, food safety, animal health, and conservation programs. Preparing orders, pleadings, briefs, and other documents for the enforcement of all laws and regulations for which the agency is responsible, including administrative hearings and state court actions. Advising agency programs in carrying out their regulatory duties. Drafting administrative rules and regulations and legislation. Researching, interpreting, and applying statutes, court decisions, and other legal authority as required. Must have graduation from an accredited law school and admission to and membership in good standing with the Bar of the Supreme Court of Kansas. Knowledge of agricultural and natural resource law is required. Knowledge of administrative law, including the administrative rules and regulations adoption process in Kansas is must.

Additional info

Req. No: 188834. Send Resume, Letter of Interest, Writing Sample and Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate.

Company info

Steve Stankiewicz
Kansas Department of Agriculture
109 SW 9th Street
Topeka, KS 66612
Phone: 785-564-6711
Fax: 785-564-6777