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SENIOR ATTORNEY - 43004885

Date: Dec 5, 2017

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399

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Requisition No: 25511 

Agency: Financial Services

Working Title: SENIOR ATTORNEY - 43004885

Position Number: 43004885 

Salary:  $51,627.12 - $138,364.38 

Posting Closing Date: 12/19/2017 

*****OPEN COMPETITIVE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY***** 
DIVISION: OFFICE OF THE GENERAL COUNSEL

BUREAU: LITIGATION & SPECIAL PROJECTS

CITY:  TALLAHASSEE    

COUNTY: LEON
SPECIAL NOTES: 

JD degree is required. Admittance to the Florida Bar is required.  

Preference will be given to applicants with two (2) or more years of employment law experience.

Employees of the Department of Financial Services are paid on a monthly pay cycle. 

Responses to qualifying questions must be clearly supported by the state application and any omission, falsification or misrepresentation in the answering of the qualifying questions will be cause for immediate elimination from the selection process.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: 
Provide counsel to department staff on complex and involved matters affecting the department.  Handle complex and involved in-house opinions in areas under the jurisdiction of the department on matters affecting the department.  Handle all aspects of complex and involved legislation affecting the department including drafting, analysis, research, hearings, and passage.  Represent the department in complex and involved litigation before the Public Employees Relations Commission (PERC), Division of Administrative Hearings, in arbitration proceedings, in state, circuit, and federal district courts, and in appellate courts.  Act as hearing officer, when assigned.  Advise agency personnel officers and managers regarding all personnel matters, including the Fair Labor Standards Act, employee discipline, and administration of collective bargaining agreement in accordance with chapter 447, Florida Statutes.  Prepare final orders and other orders regarding complex and involved matters. 

If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement. 

 

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.


Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee