Starting salary will be between $25.65 and $43.81 per hour ($53,352 and $91,124 annually) plus an excellent benefits package (09-75). A twelve-month probationary period will be required. For current permanent state employees, pay will be set in accordance with the State Compensation Plan.
This position is with the Department of Military Affairs (DMA), in the Office of Legal Counsel within the Office of the Adjutant General. We offer an opportunity to work with a team of dedicated professionals, flexible schedules, and wonderful work/life balance; all for an organization with a truly worthwhile mission.
We are located on the east side of Madison, just north of the MATC Truax Campus on Wright Street. We are in a beautiful facility with a weight room and exercise facility, and locker room; all with free parking just outside the door. Position Summary:
Under the direction of the Adjutant General, through the Department’s general counsel, provide legal services in the area of, environmental and land use law, real estate law, contracts, emergency management law, including the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA). Duties may include providing legal and policy advice to individuals and entities such as the Adjutant General, Deputy Adjutants General, WEM Administrator, Executive Assistant, OEC Director, state directors, staff members and the Interoperability Council and its subcommittees as requested, appearing before administrative proceedings and other legal duties as assigned.
Incumbent must pass a criminal background check prior to appointment.
This position requires the incumbent to obtain and maintain a Department of Homeland Security Secret security clearance in order to participate in classified briefings.
Minimally qualified candidates must meet both of the following requirements:
· Must possess a law degree from an accredited law school.
· Must be licensed to practice law in the State of Wisconsin.
Well-Qualified candidates will also have experience with:
· Ensuring organizational compliance with the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPRCA).
· Drafting of administrative rules and legislation regarding environmental and land use matters.
To be considered for this position you must attach a resume as well as submit a qualifications letter. Your resume should not be longer than 3 pages, and your qualifications letter should not be longer than 2 pages. Pages in excess of these limits will not be reviewed.
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Permanent classified state employees who are eligible for consideration (transfer, voluntary demotion, or former employees eligible for reinstatement) must apply through the open recruitment application process.