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Job Title:  ATTORNEY TSA AUTHORITY

ATTORNEY TSA AUTHORITY - 60022989
Posting Close Date:  N/A
Location: 

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, US, 89102

Requisition Id:  1893

Department: DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY

Division: B&I - TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY 

Business Unit: HR-NV TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY 

Work Type: UNCLASSIFIED 

Pay Grade:  

Salary Range: - $107,676.00

Fulltime/Parttime: Full Time 

 

Recruiter: RHONDA VIVOR 

Phone:  702 486-8876 

Email: RVIVOR@ADMIN.NV.GOV 

 

 

Nevada Transportation Authority

The Nevada Transportation Authority (“Authority”) is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Administrative Attorney. This is an unclassified, at will, full-time exempt position within Nevada State government.

Position Description

As sole in–house counsel for the Nevada Transportation Authority, serve as legal advisor to agency Commissioners both privately and in the course of administrative hearings and public meetings. Prepare all recommended and final decisions resulting from administrative hearings.  Coordinate implementation of new or amended statutory provisions, by proposing, drafting and advising on appropriate regulations, and facilitating public participation in the rulemaking process.  Assist members of the regulated community and the public in filing requests for relief.   Respond and coordinate the response of others to inquiries about the application of statutes and regulations and requests for data or information.  Supervise and review the work performed by legal support staff.  Prepare and coordinate preparation by others of item descriptions, briefings, and orders for the items to be addressed the Authority’s general and special sessions.  Coordinate administrative hearing process.  Serve as agency liaison to carriers and Transportation Network Companies in the Authority’s regulatory oversight of these entities and their employees and/or driver-partners.    Availability for travel is required.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited law school and active membership in the Nevada State Bar (admissibility as government in-house counsel under Supreme Court Rule 49.10 acceptable) and three or more years of increasingly responsible experience as a practicing attorney, with at least one year experience in administrative and/or utility regulatory law that includes litigation experience or with a regulatory consulting firm with an emphasis on administrative law that includes litigation experience. Additionally, the position requires professional-level administrative and supervisory experience in a law office or legal department.

Required Skills

Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision as well as in a team environment in collaboration with Commissioners, Deputy Commissioner, other agency managers, and other staff members. Must be able to work with a broad range of people and objectively engage in work procedures, products, or processes. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills and possess a high degree of organizational professionalism and leadership abilities. Must be able to direct, mentor and motivate personnel; research, analyze, produce, review and edit division work product; compile and summarize information and prepare periodic or special reports related to assignments; and contribute effectively to the successful accomplishment of Authority goals, objectives, and activities. May be expected to perform additional job-related duties and may be required to have or develop additional specific job-related knowledge and skills.

Application

Resume and Required Information: Failure to provide the resume with all the required information will be deemed an incomplete submittal and may not be considered.

1. Cover Letter

2. Resume

3. Recent Unedited and Candidate-Authored Writing Sample

4. Professional References (minimum three)

Additional Information

The Authority may schedule interviews with one or more candidates.  Interviews may be conducted in person at an Authority office or via teleconferencing.

 

This recruitment may close at any time based on the number of applications received.  Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

 

The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages.


Nearest Major Market: Las Vegas