Kansas State Employment Center

Job Description

Job Title:   Attorney IV

County:   Shawnee

Req. No:   187745

Agency Name:   Department of Transportation

Posting Type:   External  --> Click here for Definition of Posting Type

Applications accepted through:    OCT 20, 2017

Job Description:

Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate:
Each applicant applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a State Tax Clearance Certificate by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue's website at http://www.ksrevenue.org/taxclearance.html
E-mail: TAX CLEARANCE CERTIFICATES to: kdothqjobs@ks.gov

A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual's account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws. A Tax Clearance expires every 90 days. Applicants are responsible for submitting a valid certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency. This is in accordance with Executive Order 2004-03. If you need assistance with the tax clearance, please contact (785) 296-3199.

Your application will be considered incomplete if an ACTUAL COPY of your Certificate is not submitted within 48 hours after the posting closes.

Kansas Department of Transportation
The State of Kansas as an employer offers remarkable benefits that are invaluable to the professional and personal lives of our employees. At KDOT, we reward our staff's hard work by providing training opportunities, a family oriented work environment, and service recognition. Promotional opportunities and flexible schedules are also offered. KDOT is a great place to work! Come be a part of our team!

Personnel Attorney:  The Kansas Department of Transportation is seeking a staff attorney to provide legal assistance and support to the agency on personnel-related matters, including disciplinary issues and proposed terminations, ADA-related issues, and FMLA issues. The position represents the agency in internal and external personnel-related proceedings, including handling hearings before the Kansas Civil Service Board and Kansas Department of Labor Office of Unemployment Appeals, and claims filed with the Kansas Human Rights Commission, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.  The position advises agency management on employment-related actions based on federal and state regulations, case law, statutes, The Kansas Organization of State Employees Memorandum of Agreement, and internal KDOT policies.  Salary range is $65K to $75K, DOE.   

For more details, download the full position description.


Essential Requirements:

Preferred Criteria:

When completing a job application for positions at KDOT it is extremely important that your application is filled out completely with accurate and specific information. Applications may be rejected if not completed entirely and the job duties are not specific.
STEP 1: Register by completing the online Personal Data Form.
(Skip this step if you already have an Applicant ID number.)
STEP 2: Complete and submit an ONLINE Application to the following Agency:
Transportation, Headquarters
OR Mail the PAPER Application  to the following:
Eisenhower State Office Building - 1st Floor East; 700 SW Harrison St; Topeka, KS 66603-3754.
STEP 3: Submit Tax Clearance Certificate to: kdothqjobs@ks.gov

Additional Required Documents:  In addition to completing the online state employment application, send a cover letter, resume, law school transcript and writing sample by mail to the Kansas Department of Transportation Office of Chief Counsel, 700 Harrison Street, Topeka, KS, 66603, or by email to holly.taylor@ks.gov

For further employment information please contact the recruiter, Leslie Gish:
Email:    kdothqjobs@ks.gov
Phone:  (785)296-3721
Fax:       (785)296-0145
TTY (Hearing Impaired):  711

Verification of identity and employment eligibility to work in the United States is required by federal law.  For a list of acceptable documents that establish these criteria, please refer to the federal Form I-9.   KDOT does not provide sponsorships. 

To view Employee Rights and Responsibilities under the FMLA, please refer to the Employer Notice form.

Please contact the agency recruiter if a reasonable accommodation is needed for any part of the application or hiring process.

The Kansas Department of Transportation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all applicants regardless of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, military or veteran status, or disability status will be given consideration for the position. KDOT works to foster diversity and looks forward to applications from all qualified applicants.

Find out more about us at our web site

Class/Uncl Full/Part Time: Grade: Hiring Rate: Pay Frequency:
U F 001 $0.00 Biweekly

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