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MNDOT- Associate Legal Counsel- State Program Administrator Coordinator

03 Feb 2017 10:49 AM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

Associate Legal Counsel--State Program Administrator Coordinator

Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers

Date Posted: 02/03/2017

Closing Date: 02/17/2017

Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Transportation/MAPE

Division/Unit: Commissioner's Office/Chief Counsel

Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift

Days of Work: Monday - Friday

Travel Required: No

Salary Range: $29.00-43.13 /hourly; $60,552-90,055 /annually

Job Class Option: Legal Services

Classified Status: Classified

Job Summary

This position provides legal advice and consultation to MnDOT’s Chief Counsel, Deputy Chief Counsel, and agency managers and employees. This position will research and analyze state and federal statutes, regulations, and case law to support the agency in legal and policy decision-making and business planning activities.

Minimum Qualifications:

A Juris Doctorate degree, an active license to practice law in the State of Minnesota, AND a minimum of two (2) years’ experience and/or demonstrated knowledge in the following areas:

  •  Legal research, writing and client counseling.
  • Grant/contract drafting or administration

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Work with grants funded by state General Obligation Bonds or work with tax-exempt bonds;
  • Familiarity with 2 CFR Part 200;
  • General knowledge of government financial transactions including budgets, appropriations, encumbrances, payments and collections;

Why Work For Us  GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low-cost medical and dental insurance, employer-paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year. This position is located in Minnesota's great capital city, Saint Paul. The State of Minnesota offers employees a subsidy for public transportation allowing for convenient and easy access to commute to work. Ride the new METRO "Green Line" Light Rail Train to work! The Rice/Capitol Station is located close by.

How to Apply

Go to mn.gov/careers, and apply to posting #11287

Questions? Contact kelsey.baumann@state.mn.us

 

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