Published March 9, 2021

The Montana Association of Counties (MACo) is seeking a Land Use Attorney. This position provides advice, consultation, and training to counties and special districts on a wide range of civil legal matters and land use issues, in an effort to reduce exposure to potential legal action.  This position also provides general legal assistance for the Executive staff of MACo and the risk sharing pool trustees of the health care, property and liability, and workers compensation trusts. This position has extensive contacts with MACo and Trust members, MACo staff, County Attorneys, County Elected Officials, and state officials.

Successful applicants should have a law degree from an accredited law school and five years of experience practicing civil law, including land use issues for local governments. Alternative combinations of education and experience may be considered.

The starting annual salary range is $86,299 to $105,243 depending on experience. MACo offers a generous benefit package including health insurance (including dental and vision), 401k retirement contribution, vacation, sick leave, and holiday pay.

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To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to:

McKenzie McCarthy

Position will remain open until filled by a qualified applicant. First review of applications will be done in early April.

MACo is an equal opportunity employer. Reasonable ADA accommodations will be made.