Are you an Attorney looking for a new role to tackle? We have a dynamic group of experienced attorneys and paralegals who are dedicated, fun and just great teammates!

Here’s what we can offer:
• 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

Hiring rate:

$34.500 (MPR) Negotiable; commensurate with education and/or experience, if approved.

Examples of Work:

+ Provides legal counsel to the Division of Public Health, and represents the Department in administrative hearings and disciplinary hearing to include consulting on related legal matters.
+ This position has a direct impact on public safety, including but not limited to representation of the Department in discipline and emergency actions related to professional and individual health care licenses.
+ Managing legal concerns related to surveillance and response to communicable diseases.
+ Act as a liaison with the private legal community on complex legal issues and legal issues that arise within the statutory ambiguity.

Qualifications / Requirements: Three years of experience as an attorney practicing law and providing legal services such as preparing and trying cases, advising clients, and/or interpreting laws or administrative policies.

LEGAL REQUIREMENTS: 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.

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; conduct legal research, knowledge of Westlaw; 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. Experience drafting and reviewing contracts, data-sharing agreements and/or procurements and funds. Knowledge of privacy laws, such as HIPAA, is a plus.