Illinois Environmental Protection Agency Seeks Deputy General Counsel Air Enforcement

The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency is accepting applications for: Senior Public Service Administrator, Opt 8L (Deputy General Counsel Air Enforcement). The position is located in Springfield.

Deputy General Counsel Air Enforcement Attorney position:

The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (“Illinois EPA”) is seeking a highly qualified individual with a license to practice law in Illinois and a strong background in the Illinois Environmental Protection Act (“Act”) and associated regulations related to Air Pollution Control to serve as Deputy General Counsel under the direction of the Chief Legal Counsel for our office located in Springfield, Illinois. The successful candidate will manage the Illinois EPA’s Division of Legal Counsel’s Bureau of Air Enforcement Unit (“BOA Enforcement Unit”) as it provides legal counsel to the Illinois EPA’s Bureau of Air (“BOA”). This individual will direct attorneys in the BOA Enforcement Unit as they develop and oversee enforcement actions on behalf of BOA and provides legal counsel to BOA on permitting actions and permits.  

Minimum qualifications include at least four years of progressively responsible administrative law experience related to environmental law, regulations, and compliance. This position requires graduation from an accredited law school and possession of a license to practice law in Illinois.

The salary range for the position is $8,500.00 - $9,667.00 monthly. The application deadline is March 31, 2023.

For additional details, view the job description.

About: The mission of the Illinois EPA is to safeguard environmental quality, consistent with the social and economic needs of the State, so as to protect health, welfare, property and the quality of life. Illinois EPA works to safeguard the state’s natural resources from pollution to provide a healthy environment for its citizens. By partnering with businesses, local governments, and citizens, Illinois EPA is dedicated to continued protection of the air we breathe and our water and land resources.

Contact Kathy Taylor: 217-785-1745 | 

Posted on February 28, 2023 by Celeste Antoinette Niemann

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