DLS Seeks Municipal Tax Counsel – Two Openings
The Division of Local Services is seeking two experienced attorneys to join its dedicated municipal finance legal team. The attorneys who fill these positions serve as a legal resource for personnel within the Department of Revenue and other state agencies on the legal and policy issues that arise in the course of the local tax and finance oversight responsibilities of the Division. The attorneys draft advisory notices, opinions, guidelines and other publications that interpret municipal tax and finance laws and explain agency positions, policies and practices to local officials; draft and review legislation; conduct training programs and presentations for local officials; respond to formal and informal inquiries from state and local officials about municipal tax and finance law; and perform other duties as assigned. The position requires minimal travel throughout Massachusetts.
The preferred candidates will have experience or background in municipal finance or state or local government. The preferred candidates will also be familiar with the requirements of legal practice in the public sector, have strong interpersonal skills and be able to work in a fast-paced environment. To learn more about this exciting public service opportunity, please click here.