Attorney
State of Montana - Helena, MT

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Job Listing Detail

Position Title:
Attorney
*Applications must be received by Midnight Mountain Time on the closing date.

Listing Number: 10049-135F &
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State Agency:
Public Health and Human Services
Human Resources P.O. Box 4210
Helena , MT 59604
Phone: (406)444-3136
Fax: (406)444-0262
TTY: (406)444-2590
E-mail: hhsea@mt.gov

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Position Number(s):
69100924

Openings:
1

Location(s):
Helena

Job Status:
Full-Time Permanent

Shift:
Daytime

Date Posted:
4/5/2013

Closing Date:
4/19/2013

Department:
Public Health and Human Services

Division:
Director's Office

Bureau:
Office of Legal Affairs

Band/Grade:
7

State Application Required:
Yes

Salary:
$76,793.00 - $95,992.00

Salary Unit:
Yearly

Additional Salary Information: Depending on qualifications and internal equity.

Special Information:

This position is an Attorney at the Department of Public Health and Human Services . We are looking for employees who can help us to provide services to promote healthy people and healthy communities.

For this position we offer yearly benefits , which include:

· A contribution of $8,796/yr towards health, life, dental, and optional vision insurance;
· Choice between two defined retirement benefit plans and optional 457(b) deferred compensation;
· 15 days paid vacation, 12 days sick leave, and 10 paid holidays.

NOTE: Please provide a copy of either a district or appellate court brief or other pleading which was written solely or substantially by you and which you believe demonstrates your abilities in both legal reasoning and legal writing. Exhibits or other attachments which were submitted with the original brief or pleading should not be submitted with this copy of that document.

Successful applicant(s) will be subject to:
Criminal History Background Check
Duties: This position is responsible for providing legal support to and representation for the Department of Public Health and Human Services, but primarily to the department's Human Resources office. This position conducts research of employment issues and human resources topics; represents the Department in judicial and quasi-judicial venues in matters regarding, for non-inclusive example, human resources, human rights, unemployment insurance at federal and state levels; and reviews and edits department policies and procedures pertaining to the department's union and non-union employment relations.

Competencies:

Required for the first day of work:

· Knowledge of legal research methods and techniques, including use of LEXIS, Westlaw, and the internet.
· Knowledge of administrative review procedures, all aspects of the Montana Administrative Procedures Act (MAPA), and judicial review procedures.
· Ability to analyze difficult legal problems and synthesize a course of action.
· Ability to maintain an effective relationship with persons in their immediate work group and throughout the department.
· Ability to develop a level of confidence among the individuals they are providing legal advice.

Education/Experience:

· Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from an accredited law school
· Admitted to practice law as an attorney in Montana in both state and federal courts.
· Three years’ experience in the practice of employment law.

Supplemental Questions: None Required

Additional Materials Required:

  • Writing Sample

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