Legal Analyst(Job Id 51572)

State Of Arizona Phoenix , AZ 85002

Posted 2 months ago

ARIZONA DEPARTMENT

OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY

We are looking for results-oriented, driven individuals with a thirst for problem solving.

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Legal Analyst

Water Quality Division

JOB SUMMARY

At ADEQ our vision is to be the number one state in the nation in balanced, leading-edge environmental protection; through technical and operational excellence; and radical simplicity for customers and staff. We are currently looking for employees who are committed to our Agency, passionate to excel in their career and engaged in our mission. Only this caliber of employee will be successful in driving our Agency towards accomplishing our vision.

As our Legal Analyst, you will perform moderately complex legal analysis to assist with the management of the rule writing process including writing rules; synthesizing information into effective and concise rules; providing legal guidance on rule language and impact; providing testimony related to rules in development; and assisting with planning the rule development strategy.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Assist with review of environmental reports, rules and plans

  • Draft and coordinate issuance of environmental regulations

  • Make recommendations concerning compliance and legal issues

  • Assist with analysis of impacts of new laws and rules

  • Correspond professionally and expeditiously with applicants, stakeholders and the public on environmental issues

Do you think you have the combination of commitment, passion, and talent to help drive this Agency to realizing our vision? If so, apply today. To learn more about us, our organizational habits known as the ADEQ Way, our culture, and other positions we have open, visit us at DEQ/careers

IDEAL CANDIDATE

Ideal candidate will possess:

  • Juris Doctor Degree (required)

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in law, environmental/chemical engineering, hydrology, environmental resource management, environmental sciences or related field

  • Requires 5 years' legal experience (Master's degree can substitute for 2 years of experience, Doctorate can substitute for 4 years of experience)

  • Knowledge of State and Federal environmental regulations, environmental sciences and research, AZ sources of pollution, best practices for preventing the release of pollutants, environmental research, investigation techniques and statistical analysis, Agency policies and processes

BENEFITS

Among the many benefits of a career with the State of Arizona, there are:

  • 10 paid holidays per year

  • Accrual of sick and annual leave beginning at 12 and 13 days per year respectively for full-time employees

  • A top-ranked retirement program with lifetime pension benefits

  • A robust and affordable insurance plan to include medical, dental, life, short-term and long-term disability

  • An incentivized commuter club and public transportation subsidy program

  • We promote the importance of work/life balance by offering workplace flexibility

  • We offer a variety of learning and career development opportunities

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Arizona State Government is an AA/EEO/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer. Hired employees will be subject to E-Verify. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting HPO@azdeq.gov. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Having trouble applying? Email HRIShelpdesk@azdoa.gov or call 602-542-4700 for assistance


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Legal Analyst(Job Id 51572)

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