Does a Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. job appeal to you? Do you like variety in your work? Would you like to provide legal guidance on policy matters affecting the public, while also being able to participate in hearings related to public health? If so, apply today!
Hiring rate of position: Negotiable; commensurate with education and/or experience, if approved.
Here's how we reward our employees: • State-matched retirement contribution of 156%! • 13 paid holidays • Generous leave accruals that begin immediately • A culture that embraces work-life balance • Tuition reimbursement program • 79% employer-paid health insurance plans • Dental and vision insurance plans • Employer-paid $20,000 life insurance policy • Opportunity to be part of meaningful work and make a difference through public service • Training and development based on your career aspirations • Job security and stability, even during times of economic hardship • Employee Assistance Program • Fun, inviting teammates
REQUIREMENTS: Three years of experience practicing law as an attorney. In accordance with Section 7-101, Nebraska Revised, Reissued Statutes of l943, incumbents in this class must be admitted to the Nebraska Bar.
PREFERRED: Prior work experience in the field of Public Health; experience drafting and reviewing contracts, including data-sharing agreements
Knowledge, skills and abilities
Ability to: Provide legal support to the areas within public health; interpret and apply statutes, case law, decision of court/administrative hearings, federal and state regulations, and administrative rules and policies on a variety of legal issues; effectively communicate and interact with legal associated, other governmental employees, and the public; formulate legal opinions and recommendations based on legal research, identify critical elements of legal questions or issues; and use of a computer for word processing, research, meetings and communication, and case information/filing.
About Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services
The Department of Health and Human Services provides a variety of career opportunities. No matter your educational background and/or experience, we may have a career opportunity for you.
We recognize that our employees bring tremendous value to the State of Nebraska and that their vital work helps people live better lives. We support our staff by offering fantastic benefits, training and development opportunities for personal and professional growth, and a positive, team-oriented atmosphere.