Staff Attorney - Public Service Manager II (18-149)

Augusta, Maine, United States Full-time

Maine Department of Transportation 

Pay:  $51,396.80 - $70,512.00/Annually Job Code:  MA27   Pay Grade:  27 (Confidential)

Location: Augusta  Office/Bureau: Executive - Legal 

Position Number:  02500-2860

Opening Date:  October 19, 2018

Closing Date:  November 16, 2018



This is professional services work in providing comprehensive legal services to the Commissioner and staff of the Maine Department of Transportation. Responsibilities include advising, consulting and representing the Department on legal matters and developing and reviewing legislation. This position is a member of the Senior Management Team representing the State as an Attorney in legal matters and/or providing legal advice and assistance. Responsibilities include consulting, evaluating and integrating operational practices, procedures and activities of major policies and initiatives which have statewide impacts. Work is performed under limited supervision.


Law Degree from an accredited law school.

LICENSING/REGISTRATION/CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS (These must be met by all employees prior to attaining permanent status in this class).

Admitted to practice law in Maine and currently registered with the Maine Board of Overseers of the Bar. 


Interested applicants need to apply online by clicking the "Apply for this Opening/Apply Now" button along with uploading a cover letter and current resume.

*If you require a paper application, please contact MaineDOT Human Resources at 624-3050 or via email at*


For more information or questions, please contact: Kelly L. Mills, Human Resources Generalist, at or (207) 624-3629.


The value of State’s share of Employee’s Retirement:  15.37% of salary for BU positions and 20.17% for confidential positions.  

The value of State-paid Dental Insurance: $13.13 biweekly.  The value*of State paid Health Insurance: 

  • Level 1:  100% State Contribution (employee pays nothing):  $444.68 biweekly
  • Level 2:  95% State Contribution (employee pays 5%):  $422.45 biweekly
  • Level 3:  90% State Contribution (employee pays 10%):  $400.21 biweekly
  • Level 4:  85% State Contribution (employee pays 15%):  $377.98 biweekly

 *The level of the actual value of state paid Health Insurance will be based on the employee’s wage rate and status with regard to the health credit premium program.

 The Maine Department of Transportation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.