Annual salary for Legal Counsel is - $68,010; Associate Counsel is - $73,663; and Senior Counsel is $77,854 plus benefits. Benefits include 13 paid holidays annually, 10 hours of paid sick and vacation time each month, potential telecommuting options, flexible work schedules, physical fitness opportunities, and tuition reimbursement. The position also offers optional life, medical, dental and vision coverage, and the state employee pension plan. To be considered for this position, please send an application, resume, provide a copy of each transcript from all colleges/universities attended, and a short legal writing sample by 5:00 pm February 24, 2023 to the MO Public Service Commission, Reference #SC020223, P.O. Box 360, Jefferson City, Missouri 65102 via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. For additional information, visit https://mocareers.mo.gov/psc or http://psc.mo.gov/General/Career_Opportunities.
Internal Number: SC020223
The Missouri Public Service Commission (PSC) is seeking an Attorney for its Staff Counsel Department in Jefferson City.
Duties include: litigation of public utility cases (in the fields of telecommunications, electric, natural gas, water and sewer) before the PSC on behalf of Commission Staff. Commission Staff is comprised of finance and industry-specific professionals. Cases involve matters such as utility rates, utility operation financing, mergers and acquisitions, and regulatory law enforcement of Commission rules and laws. In addition to litigation, duties include providing legal advice and guidance to Staff members, researching up-and-coming growth in areas such as energy efficiency and developing technology, and shaping future policy.
QUALIFICATIONS: Legal Counsel (entry-level) - A juris doctorate degree and admission to practice law in Missouri or admission elsewhere and eligibility for admission to practice law in Missouri is required. (December graduates are welcome to apply.)Associate Counsel (intermediate-level) – Two (2) years’ experience as a Legal Counsel at the PSC or two years’ experience in general litigation, administrative law, and/or government regulation of private enterprise. Senior Counsel (senior-level) – Two (2) years’ experience as an Associate Counsel at the PSC or four years’ experience in general litigation, administrative law, and/or government regulation of private enterprise. Personal computer experience required, with knowledge of Microsoft Office preferred.