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Assistant General Counsel

Company: Kansas Corporation Commission
Location: Topeka
Posted on: October 10, 2019

Job Description:

Location: Topeka, Kansas, 66604, United StatesPosted: 2019-09-25Position Title: Assistant General CounselCompany Name: Kansas Corporation CommissionSector: Other

The Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC), the state agency charged with regulating public utilities, currently has a vacancy for an unclassified Assistant General Counsel in its Topeka office. The Commission's headquarters is in Topeka with the central Conservation office in Wichita and four Conservation district offices located in Dodge City, Wichita, Chanute and Hays.

About the Position:

Who can apply: Law Degree with evidence of current Kansas licensure to practice law in good standing

Classified/Unclassified Service: Unclassified

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Work Schedule: M-F 8-5

Eligible to Receive Benefits: Yes

Veterans' Preference Eligible: Yes

Search Keywords: Shawnee, KCC, Counsel Attorney

Compensation:

$65,000.00 -$75,000.00

* Salary can vary depending upon education, experience, or qualifications.

Employment Benefits:

  • Comprehensive medical, mental, dental, vision, and additional coverage
  • Sick & Vacation leave
  • Work-Life Balance programs: parental leave, military leave, jury leave, funeral leave
  • Paid State Holidays (designated by the Governor annually)
  • Fitness Centers in select locations
  • Employee discounts with the STAR Program
  • Retirement and deferred compensation programs
    Visit the Employee Benefits page for more information

    Position Summary & Responsibilities:

    Job Responsibilities

    The Assistant General Counsel's responsibilities include:
    • Drafting orders for the Commission and offering legal advice to the Commission.
    • Presiding over prehearing and scheduling conferences.
    • Representing the Commission in federal and state court proceedings.
    • Legal Research other assignments from the Commissioners and/or General Counsel.
      Qualifications:

      Education:

      Degree from an accredited law school.

      Licensing & Certification:

      Licensed and in good standing with the Bar of the Supreme Court of Kansas at the time of appointment.

      Minimum Qualifications:

      At least 2 years of practice experience. Candidates must be qualified for admission to practice in the U.S. District Court of Kansas. Judicial clerkship and law journal experience preferred.

      Recruiter Contact Information:

      Name: Sandra Rak

      Email:

      Phone:

      Mailing Address: 1500 SW Arrowhead Road

      Required Documents for this Application to be Complete:

      On your Careers - My Job Applications page, verify these documents are present and valid. Upload or delete and replace if needed:

      * Tax Clearance Certificate
      * DD214 (if you are claiming Veteran's Preference)

      Inside this job's Job Application, upload these documents:

      * Cover Letter
      * Resume
      * Writing Sample
      * Transcripts

      Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate Required: Each applicant (even non-residents) applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a valid Kansas Certificate of Tax Clearance by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue's website. A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual's account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws. A Tax Clearance expires every 90 days. All applicants, including current state employees, are responsible for submitting a valid certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency. This is in accordance with Executive Order 2004-03. If you need assistance with the tax clearance, please contact .

      Visit the Tax Clearance site for more information on and where to obtain this Kansas Department of Revenue document.

      Job Application Process:
      • Sign into your existing account or Register for a new account.
      • Review and complete your contact information on the My Contact Informationpage.
      • Upload documentslisted in the Required Documents section of this job posting to the appropriate location.
      • Complete and Submityour application.
      • Check your email and My Job Notificationsfor written communications from the Recruiter.
        • Email - the email listed on the Careers> My Contact Information page.
        • Notifications - view the Careers> My Job Notifications page
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              How to Claim Veterans Preference

              Veterans' Preference Eligible (VPE): Former military personnel or their spouse that have been verified as a "veteran"; under K.S.A. 73-201 will receive an interview if they meet the minimum competency factors of the position. The veterans' preference laws do not guarantee the veteran a job. Positions are filled with the best qualified candidate as determine by the hiring manager.

              Learn more about claiming Veteran's Preference

              Equal Employment Opportunity

              The State of Kansas is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential elements that create and foster a welcoming workplace. All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, political affiliation, disability or any other factor unrelated to the essential functions of the job.

              If you wish to identify yourself as a qualified person with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act and would like to request an accommodation, please address the request to the agency recruiter.

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