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Title:  Staff Attorney III

Application Deadline Date:  Open Until Filled
Req ID:  13985
Department:  Secretary of State's Office

Montpelier, VT, US

Position Type:  Exempt
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $32.97+


Please include a cover letter, resume & at least two writing samples to be considered.

The Office of Professional Regulation, a division of the Secretary of State's Office, seeks a staff attorney to support the Office's mission to protect the public from unqualified, incompetent, or unethical practitioners through a system of occupational licensure.  This position reports directly to the Office's General Counsel.

Duties include attending professional-board and advisor-group meetings; handling inquiries from the public, licensees, and professional associations; monitoring regulatory issues in the health sciences and other regulated professions; researching and developing policy; and drafting administrative rules and legislative proposals. 

Candidates must be well organized, interested in public policy and regulatory modernization, and highly proficient at legal research and concise written communication to varying audiences.  Must be admitted to practice law in Vermont.  Two years of relevant attorney experience required.  Background in administrative law, science, health care, consumer protection, or economics highly desirable. 

Salary based upon qualifications and experience in accordance with the Attorney Pay Plan.

Who May Apply

This position, Staff Attorney III (Job Requisition #13985), is open to all State employees and external applicants. This is an Exempt position. This position is open until filled. The State of Vermont posts vacancies for a minimum of ten business days. Positions posted as open until filled can be removed at any time after the initial ten day period. After the initial posting period, departments may begin interviewing and may close the posting without notice.

Please include a cover letter, resume & at least two writing samples to be considered.
This position is being recruited at multiple levels. If you would like to be considered for more than one level, you MUST apply to the specific Job Requisition:

Level I:  Job Requisition #13941
Level II:  Job Requisition #13984
Level III:  Job Requisition #13985

If you would like more information about this position, please contact Brittany.Elliott@vermont.gov
Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail.  You must apply online to be considered.

Minimum Qualifications

Admission to practice plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant lawyer experience.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.

Nearest Major Market: Barre
Nearest Secondary Market: Montpelier