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Why you should work at the Missouri Ethics Commission

Thank you for your interest in employment with the Missouri Ethics Commission. Through our electronic reporting systems and our website, our agency provides critical information to the public about who contributes to candidates for public office, how candidates spend the money they raise and how lobbyists spend funds on public officials. Our mission is to serve the public interest by promoting and maintaining transparency, accountability, and compliance with campaign finance, lobbying, and conflict of interest laws. We educate and assist the citizens of Missouri, public officials, lobbyist, and those participating in public elections by increasing awareness and understanding of the law. We investigate and enforce these laws consistently.

We are a state agency with 24 positions and our staff receive state employee benefits including health insurance, paid sick and vacation time, and retirement benefits depending on tenure with the state.

The Commission is an equal opportunity employer.  If you have questions about the job opportunities, call (573) 751-2020.

General Counsel

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The Missouri Ethics Commission seeks an experienced attorney for the position of General Counsel, responsible for the overall planning, direction and coordination of the Commission’s legal actions. The commission is responsible for enforcing Missouri ethics laws, relating to campaign finance, conflicts of interest, personal financial disclosure, and lobbyists.

This position serves as legal advisor to the Commission and staff, including investigative staff; provides oversight and legal representation of the Commission in all matters concerning the Commission, including representation in enforcement cases before the Commission and Administrative Hearing Commission, and circuit courts; provides legal analysis relating to requests for advisory opinion; and provides assistance to members of the regulated community. This position may have managerial and supervisory duties.

The successful candidate must possess a JD degree from an accredited university and be admitted to the Missouri Bar, and should have at a minimum of 5 years’ experience in litigation in administrative agencies and courts, as well as legal advisory experience, be able to work independently in these areas, and have excellent analytical, interpersonal, written and verbal skills. Knowledge of Chapter 130 and 105 laws is a plus. Salary range is $65,000-77,000.

Please send resume, letter of interest with salary requirement, and legal writing sample to Missouri Ethics Commission. Resumes accepted until position filled. Preference given to resumes received on or before August 27, 2018.