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Government and Government Relations Attorney in Juneau, AK

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Company name

State of Alaska · Department of Fish and Game

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Job Type


Practice Area

Government and Government Relations


Juneau, AK

Date Last Verified

Jun 28,2018

Posted on

Jun 13,2018

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Law Specialist II/III The candidate Performs varied administrative, policy related and substantive legal duties with a high degree of responsibility; represents the Commission in relationships with the public and the Alaska Department of Law. Drafts Commission decisions, conducts legal research, establishes and maintains Commission regulatory and legislative archives. Drafts regulatory proposals, and writes statutory amendments for introduction by the legislature. Works independently and reports directly to the Commissioners. Provide administrative support to Commissioners during fishery litigation process. Evaluate proposed investigations for further action and approve settlements in notice to show cause hearings. Draft Commission decisions and perform legal research in support of decisions. Coordinate record preparation for appeals process. Act as Hearing Officer, as needed, for hearings relative to: limited entry permit applications; qualifications for an interim-use permit; emergency and permanent transfers of permits; entry permit fees based on residency and on poverty fee guidelines; refunds of permit fees; demerit points; notice to show cause (AS 16.43.960). Review hearing requests to determine if there is a genuine issue of fact, law or discretion that could be addressed at a hearing and issue decision. Maintain judicial appeal files, decision digest, and status reports. Coordinate with Commissioners and Adjudications Section to maintain separate and common files. Provide analysis and support of all aspects of limiting a fishery under the Limited Entry Act. Collect, review, and file ethics reporting forms. File ethics reports with the Department of Law. Prepare public notices and agendas for public meetings of the Commission. Administer all aspects of the Commission's regulatory process. Act as liaison between Commission and Attorney General's Office for appeals, regulations, legislation, and AG opinions; provide information and assistance, as needed. Perform legislative liaison responsibilities, as needed. Perform policy analysis, as needed. Helps develop and implement agency administrative policy. Serves on the CFEC Management Council. Must have good verbal and written communication skills.

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Position #18517

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
State of Alaska · Department of Fish and Game
P.O. Box 115526
1255 W. 8th Street
Juneau, AK 99811-5526
Phone: 907-790-6961
Fax: 907-790-7061