Legal Counsel

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Legal Counsel

State of Missouri Jefferson City, Missouri, United States

Job Description:

Legal Counsel


Why you’ll love this position:

Do you have a passion for public service and state administration? The Office of Administration is seeking an attorney to join our legal team in the Commissioner’s Office. OA serves as the administrative and managerial arm of the Governor’s Office and provides services and support to state executive agencies to better serve Missourians and all our customers. This position will provide you an opportunity to enjoy a wide variety of legal work concerning government administration and gain a valuable and rewarding career.

In this position, you will work closely and collaboratively with OA and statewide leadership to provide legal guidance in the areas of personnel administration and labor relations; contracting; information technology; facilities management, design and construction; budget and planning; accounting; prescription drug monitoring; office of child advocate; office of equal opportunity; and general services such as the state’s workers’ compensation program, the legal expense fund, and fleet vehicle management.

The ideal candidate must be a thoughtful advisor who anticipates problems and looks for innovative ways to solve issues and who sees their role as an essential part of OA’s leadership team. The candidate must able to build strong relationships, communicate clearly, possess the right balance of assertiveness and diplomacy, be a good listener, and be fair-minded. This position of public trust requires strong personal integrity and ethics and involves advocating for the best interests of the State of Missouri.

What you’ll do:

All you need for success:

Minimum Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

Successful background check results are required for employment in this position. This may include background checks involving a candidate's name and/or fingerprints and other screenings as needed for the specific position.

More reasons to love this position:

The State of Missouri offers an excellent benefits package that includes a defined pension plan, generous amounts of leave and holiday time, and eligibility for health insurance coverage. Your total compensation is more than the dollars you receive in your paycheck. To help demonstrate the value of working for the State of Missouri, we have created an interactive Total Compensation Calculator. This tool provides a comprehensive view of benefits and more that are offered to prospective employees. The Total Compensation Calculator and other applicant resources can be found here .

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The State of Missouri is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


$65,000-$85,000 per Year
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