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Staff Attorney III

Energy & Environment Cabinet | KY Public Service Commission

Executive Branch | Full Time, InEligible for Overtime Pay | 18A | 37.5 HR/WK

Salary:$46,907.28 Monthly

Location: 211 Sower Boulevard
Frankfort KY 40601 USA

Description: The mission of the Kentucky Public Service Commission is to foster the provision of safe and reliable service at a responsible price to the customers of jurisdictional utilities while providing for the financial stability of those utilities by setting fair and just rates, and supporting their operation competence by overseeing regulated activities.

Join the unique and exciting world of utility law. This niche field is responsible responsible for reviewing the legality of the rates and services of jurisdictional telephone, electric, water, sewer and gas utilities. This position will also be responsible for addressing complex and highly technical legal issues involving the regulation of utilities both before the Public Service Commission and in court.

We are looking for a team player with at least two years of legal experience and strong research and writing skills. This position will involve limited travel and regular business hours except for the occasional late evening associated with administrative hearings.

If you are interested in being a part of a team-driven work environment that is dynamic and supportive, please apply for this position for a lifetime.

EDUCATION:See Special Requirements.
EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, OR SKILLS: Must have two years experience as a licensed attorney in the practice of law.
Substitute EDUCATION for EXPERIENCE: A Master of Laws degree (LL.M.) will substitute for one year of the required experience.
Substitute EXPERIENCE(AGE, LICENSURE, REGULATION, ETC.): Must be admitted to practice law and in good standing in the Commonwealth of Kentucky or comply with SCR 2.111 Limited certification of admission to practice or SCR 2.112 Attorney participants in defender or legal services programs. Must maintain any required licensure(s), certification(s), or other credentials for the length of employment in this classification. Employing agency is responsible for ensuring employee possesses and maintains required licensure(s), certification(s) or other credentials.

Working Condition: Duties are performed primarily in both office and courtroom settings. Travel is required.

Probationary Period: This job has an initial and promotional probationary period of 6 months. For additional information refer to:

For additional information or questions please contact:
Stephanie Schweighardt, Division Director