Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Kansas Department of Agriculture Attorney

Kansas Department of Agriculture Attorney

Job Description:

The Kansas Department of Agriculture is committed to a balanced approach of:
  • Serving Kansas farmers, ranchers, agribusinesses and the consumers/customers they serve;
  • Providing an environment that enhances and encourages economic growth of the agriculture industry and the Kansas economy; and
  • Advocating for and promoting the agriculture industry, the state’s largest industry, employer and economic contributor; while
  • Ensuring a safe food supply, protecting natural resources, promoting public health and safety, protecting animal health, and providing consumer protection to the best of our ability.
This position will remain posted until filled.

Job Summary:

Prepares orders, pleadings, briefs and other documents for the enforcement of all laws and regulations for which the department is responsible, including administrative hearings and state and federal court actions.Acts as trial and appellate counsel for administrative proceedings, state and federal court trials, and appeals. Acts as a Special Assistant Attorney General for the Department of Agriculture as necessary.

Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Chief Counsel.

Salary: $55,000-$77,000


Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university required. Bachelor’s degree in an agriculture or natural resources related field preferred.
Graduation from an accredited law school.
Admission to the bar of the Supreme Court of Kansas and the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas.
Valid driver’s license

How To Apply:

For application instructions please see:  http://admin.ks.gov/services/state-employment-center/job/job-postings?id=184533
The job posting number is:  184533