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Staff Attorney (Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets)

Organization Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
Location 116 State Street
Montpelier, VT 05620

Job Description 

Job Title: Staff Attorney (Limited Service) 

  • Job ID: 620899 
  • Location: Montpelier
  • Full/Part Time: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Exempt  
  • Posting Date: 02/15/2017
  • Pay Grade: 74 
  • Position Number: 287008
  • Application Deadline: open until filled


General Information 

This Exempt Limited Service position, (Staff Attorney, Job Opening # 620899), is open to all State employees and external applicants.

If you would like more information about this position, please contact Sarah London at

Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.

Please note that this position is open until filled. The State of Vermont posts vacancies for a minimum of ten business days. Positions posted as open until filled can be removed at any time after the initial ten day period. After the initial posting period, departments may begin interviewing and may close the posting without notice.

This is a limited service position through 09/30/2017, which may be extended.

This is an exempt position.


Please submit resume, references and writing sample by email to:



The Office of the Attorney General, General Counsel and Administrative Law (GCAL) Division, has an immediate opening for a full-time assistant attorney general to work on legal matters for the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets. This position will provide a range of legal services to the Agency including representation in rulemaking and regulatory proceedings and advice on contracts, public records and open meeting issues. The majority of the work will be related to the Food Safety Modernization Act (Public Law 111-353) Produce Safety Rule and to Certificate of Public Good (30 V.S.A. 248) proceedings at the Public Service Board.

The individual selected for the position will work closely with Agency staff and with other assistant attorneys general who handle Agency matters. The position is located at the Attorney General’s Office at 109 State Street. The successful candidate must be a member in good standing of the Vermont bar, with five years of relevant legal experience and excellent oral and written communication skills.

This is an exempt, full-time, limited service position. The grant funding for the position is available for one year. The expectation is that the grant will be renewed.  If the grant is not renewed, it is likely, but not guaranteed, that the incumbent would be reassigned to another position in the Attorney General’s Office. 

Salary and benefits will be based upon qualifications and experience in accordance with the State of Vermont Attorney Pay Plan. This position will remain open until filled. 

Please submit resume, references and writing sample by email to:


Equal Employment Opportunity 

The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.


Date Posted February 22nd, 2017
Deadline Open until filled
# of Positions Available 1
Categories Agriculture and culinary tourism, Legal and estate planning
Type Full Time
How to Apply ***DO NOT APPLY ONLINE*** Please submit resume, references and writing sample by email to:

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