Working Title: COVID Legal Advisor (Temporary)
Want to help make a dent in the universe? Join the Minnesota Department of Health’s Legal Unit for immediate immersion in Minnesota’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This position serves a unique role during a unique time and will work closely with the Governor’s Office. The response to and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic presents numerous questions and issues not regularly encountered. Thus, the person in the position will at times need to be resourceful and creative in identifying and applying useful information and legal resources.
Must be a licensed attorney in the State of Minnesota
Three years of professional experience including performing legal research; drafting legal documents, legislation or rules; and providing formal written and oral advice
Comprehensive knowledge of the substantive law pertaining to Minnesota government data practices
Ability to explain and present technical and legal information to diverse audiences
Ability to write complete, comprehensive and effective reports, memoranda, rules, statements, and correspondence
Ability to express legal concepts and requirements in plain language
Problem solving skills necessary to ensure compliance with technical requirements of laws and rules while working cooperatively with colleagues and stakeholders
Background in public health
Experience as an attorney representing a Minnesota governmental entity
Must successfully pass a background check
Why Work For Us
Come work for one of the best public health systems in the nation and you will contribute to our mission to protect, maintain and improve the health of all Minnesotans. We are working hard to achieve our vision for health equity in Minnesota, where all communities are thriving and all people have what they need to be healthy. Our collaborative, mission-driven work environment is a major factor in promoting a high level of employee health awareness, employee longevity and job satisfaction.
How to Apply
Click “Apply” at the bottom of this page. If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637
For additional information about the application process, go to http://www.mn.gov/careers.
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