The State of Montana Department of Environmental Quality is seeking a Chief Legal Counsel. The Chief Legal Counsel for Montana DEQ is a challenging and rewarding opportunity to be on the cutting edge of environmental policy, regulation, and legislation in a marquee State-level agency. This position goes beyond legal expertise. In addition to being the principal legal counsel for the Department, you will have extensive management duties. In fact, your ability to manage personnel may be equally or even more important than your legal acumen. Your management responsibilities will be focused in the fine details of the Legal Division; however, your influence will also extend to the entire Department as a member of the Senior Leadership Team. The Chief Legal Counsel will be expected to participate with other members of the Senior Leadership Team in such diverse decisions as drafting environmental policy and regulation, developing the organizational culture, creating personnel policies, and making operational or process changes in the Legal Division and the entire Department.