Assistant Attorney General - Environmental Protection

locationMontpelier - Vermont (VT), 05602

atState of Vermont

Job Description:

How to Apply
Do not apply online. To apply, send your statement of interest, resume, references, and a brief writing sample, and references to the Office of the Attorney General, Environmental Protection Division, attention Natasha Sala at [email protected] . Please indicate Environmental Protection AAG in the subject line of the e-mail. Application materials must be received by August 12, 2021.
The Office of the Attorney General, 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.

The selected individual will work closely with Agency staff and with other assistant attorneys general who handle Agency matters. The position is located at the Attorney General’s Office at
109 State Street in Montpelier.
This AAG 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 two to eight 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.

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