Employment Opportunities

Staff Attorney II/III/IV (Exempt position – Montpelier Full-Time)

The Department is seeking to fill an Assistant General Counsel exempt (non-classified) position at the Department of Financial Regulation. The General Counsel Office provides legal services for the Department’s regulatory programs, including those relating to lenders, traditional and captive insurance companies, securities firms, and other regulated entities. Assignments may include (1) legal counsel and regulatory support to the Commissioner, Deputy Commissioners, and Department staff, (2) representation of the Department in administrative and judicial proceedings, (3) preparation and adoption of administrative rules and (4) representation of Department at the Vermont Legislature. Candidates with litigation experience, private sector financial services regulatory compliance experience, and legislative experience are encouraged to apply. Candidate must be admitted to the Vermont Bar or eligible for admission without examination. Starting salary range: Staff Attorney II $51,771 - $64,563 (2-5 yrs relevant legal experience); Staff Attorney III $61,693 - $73,923 (5-8 yrs relevant legal experience); Staff Attorney IV $70,699 - $78,936 (8 or more yrs relevant legal experience). Excellent benefit package.

Deadline for application is 03/15/17. Please send letter of interest, resume, and writing sample to: Nancy Kirkland, Human Resources Administrator, DFR, 89 Main St., Montpelier, VT 05602 or email to nancy.kirkland@vermont.gov. Reference job posting #621008. The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.