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Title:  Assistant Attorney General - Environmental Protection Division, Agricultural Legal Services

Application Deadline Date:  Do Not Apply Online - see directions below
Req ID:  36841
Department:  Attorney General's Office
Location: 

Montpelier, VT, US

Position Type:  Exempt
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  Salary commensurate with experience

How to Apply

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE

This position will remain open until filled. Please respond by sending a letter of interest, resume, references, and writing sample to the Office of the Attorney General, Environmental Protection Division, attention Natasha Sala: Natasha.Sala@vermont.gov.

Overview

The Vermont Attorney General’s Office, Environmental Protection Division, has an immediate opening for a full-time assistant attorney general to work on legal matters for the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets. Duties may include civil litigation to enforce Vermont’s varied agricultural laws (Title 6); Certificate of Public Good (30 V.S.A. 248) proceedings before the Vermont Public Utility Commission; Act 250 land use proceedings (10 V.S.A., Chapter 151); contract advice; and potential work on a wide range of issues involving agriculture, related industries, food safety, agricultural development, and water quality.

Description

The selected individual will work closely with Agency staff and with other assistant attorneys general who handle Agency matters. The successful candidate must be a member in good standing of the Vermont bar, with zero to six years of relevant legal experience and excellent oral and written communication skills. The position is located at the Attorney General’s Office in Montpelier. The Attorney General’s Office recognizes the importance of a healthy work-life balance and supports the use of flexible workplace arrangements in accordance with its policies.

Compensation

This assistant attorney general position is an exempt full-time position. Salary and benefits will be based upon qualifications and experience in accordance with the State of Vermont Attorney Pay Plan.

Minimum Requirements

The successful candidate must be a member in good standing of the Vermont bar, with zero to six years of relevant legal experience and excellent oral and written communication skills.

Equal Opportunity Statement

The State of Vermont celebrates diversity, and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and meaningful inclusion that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The State does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, membership in an employee organization, family medical history or genetic information, or family or parental status. The State’s employment decisions are merit-based. Retaliatory adverse employment actions by the State are forbidden.


Nearest Major Market: Barre
Nearest Secondary Market: Montpelier