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Departmental Specialist 14 (Environmental Issues Legal Specialist)


Departmental Specialist 14 (Environmental Issues Legal Specialist)

Departmental Specialist 14 (Environmental Issues Legal Specialist)

State of Michigan
Lansing, MI

Job details

Job Type

Full-time
Job Description


This position functions as the sole legal specialist within the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy. This position is responsible for providing specialized legal guidance and knowledge on complex environmental issues, litigation hold and record production, freedom of information requests, sharing and protection of data, and interagency or public agreements. This position requires independent judgment and discretion, as well as advanced knowledge of applicable areas of law, and therefore requires a Juris Doctor degree. This position is responsible for responding to the legal needs that impact the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy leadership and staff especially those subject matters listed above. The position is also responsible for providing legal guidance and assistance with the review of administrative rules, legislation, contracts, and policies and procedures specific to this position’s areas of expertise, and for providing legal perspective and guidance to leadership and program staff in committees and meetings as needed.

Position Description (Download PDF reader)


Required Education and Experience

Education
Possession of a bachelor's degree in any major.


Experience
Four years of professional experience, including two years equivalent to the experienced (P11) level or one year equivalent to the advanced (12) level.

Selective Position Requirement (SPR) for position: Possession of a Juris Doctorate from an ABA accredited school of law and maintain membership in good standing with the State Bar of Michigan.

Additional Requirements and Information

ABOUT EGLE
The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy's mission is to protect Michigan’s environment and public health by managing air, water, land, and energy resources.


At the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy, we are passionate about protecting human health and Michigan’s land, water, and energy resources. We are equally passionate about creating a positive, professional, and supportive work environment where we value our differences and are committed to being open and respectful of all our employees and the public we serve. Our unique backgrounds and experiences make us better equipped to equitably deliver impactful environmental outcomes in the interest of all of Michigan’s residents.

The State of Michigan offers a competitive benefits package for all career employees that include medical, dental and vision coverage, along with paid parental leave, flexible spending accounts, retirement and much more. Click the following link to learn more.
State of Michigan – Employee Benefits

Please attach a cover letter and resume to your application. Failure to do so may result in your application being screened out.

Information provided in your application, resume, cover letter, transcripts, and any other documentation provided will be used to verify responses to the supplemental questions. Unsupported responses may not be considered further.

You must attach an electronic and/or scanned copy of your official college/university transcript. For our purposes, "Official Transcripts" must contain the college/university name and address, the degree conferred and date granted, coursework completed (especially if no degree granted), and the Registrar's signature and/or seal.

Your application for any position does not guarantee that you will be contacted by the Department/Agency for further consideration. Only those applicants interviewed will be notified of the results.
View the entire job specification at:
https://www.michigan.gov/documents/DepartmentalSpecialist_12523_7.pdf (Download PDF reader)


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