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FDC - SENIOR ATTORNEY - ANTICIPATED STATEWIDE VACANCIES

Date:  Jun 17, 2022
Location: 

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Requisition No: 607281 

Agency: Department of Corrections

Working Title: FDC - SENIOR ATTORNEY - ANTICIPATED STATEWIDE VACANCIES

Position Number: 70020559 

Salary:  $65,920.00 - $77,000.00 Annually 

Posting Closing Date: 06/30/2022 

***OPEN COMPETITIVE ADVERTISEMENT***

Senior Attorney - This advertisement is for multiple Selected Exempt Services (SES) anticipated vacancies with the Office of General Counsel at various locations specified below.

Office Location: The selected candidate may work from any of the following locations: Pensacola, Ft. Walton Beach, Panama City, Tallahassee, Jacksonville, Daytona Beach, Gainesville, Ocala, Orlando, Tampa, St. Petersburg, Lakeland, Sarasota, Ft. Myers, West Palm Beach, Ft. Lauderdale, or Miami.

Salary: Salary will be determined in accordance with current pay policy. the anticipated hiring salary for this position is $65,920-$77,000, depending on experience.

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Representing the Department of Corrections before federal and state courts and administrative bodies;
  • Reviewing agency policies;
  • Preparing legal pleadings in civil and administrative actions at trial and appellate level;
  • Reviewing written materials for legal sufficiency;
  • Serving as legal advisor to department administrators;
  • Reviewing, analyzing, and drafting proposed legislation;
  • The successful candidate will also be expected to render legal opinions concerning the application of state and federal statues and administrative rules;
  • Expected to perform other tasks as assigned;
  • The successful candidate in this position gives legal advice and assistance on a daily basis regarding issues generated by employees, inmates, probationers, parolees and/or the public;
  • The successful candidate will handle telephone and written requests from agency staff for legal assistance, and will conduct legal research and issue legal opinions, as needed;
  • The successful candidate in this position also represents the department and its officials in litigation matters before administrative tribunals and before state and federal trial and appellate courts, as requested;
  • The successful candidate will be responsible for all matters related to such representation, including, but not limited to, reviewing evidence, researching law, drafting pleadings and memoranda, conducting and responding to discovery, prepping and interviewing witnesses, providing legal representation at the hearing or trial, writing briefs, and representing the agency at appellate oral arguments;
  • The Office of the General Counsel has units that specialize in the following areas of law: litigation; contracts and procurement; environmental; employment/personnel/labor relations; inmate sentence structure; inmate grievances; civil rights; torts; health care; ethics; probation; administrative; and public records;
  • The General Counsel’s office also represents the agency in garnishment proceedings, advises department staff and provides legal representation regarding subpoenas, litigates public records requests, and responds to requests generated by the Capitol Collateral Regional Counsel; 
  • The position will be given responsibilities in one or more of these areas at any given time, depending upon the needs of the office.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of legal terminology;
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of jurisprudence;
  • Knowledge of Florida laws and legal procedure;
  • Knowledge of civil and criminal law and procedure;
  • Knowledge of court proceedings;
  • Knowledge of Chapter 941-949 Florida Statutes;
  • Knowledge of constitutional law, ethics, administrative law, open government and public records laws and/or health care law;
  • Skill in writing and research;
  • Ability to communicate effectively;
  • Ability to research, summarize and provide advice on disparate legal issues as needs dictate;
  • Ability to clearly explain the facts of a case and the legal issues involved;
  • Strong work ethic; willingness to learn, positive attitute, and ability to work in a collaborative work environment;
  • Ability to provide legal counsel.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be a member of the Florida Bar in good standing;
  • Support of KSA’s should be demonstrated on the application, through education, through work experience, in a writing sample, in the interview, and/or during reference checks.

If you experience problems applying on-line, please call People First service center at 1-877-562-7287. Or, you may fax a State of Florida Application to 888-403-2110.

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

If you require an accommodation to participate in the application/selection process, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or the People First Service Center (1-877-562-7287). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, eligible veterans and spouses of veterans who are Florida residents will receive preference in employment and are encouraged to apply. However, applicants claiming Veterans' Preference must attach supporting documentation with each application submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  All documentation is due by the closing date of the vacancy announcement.  Documentation is based on the type of veteran preference claim.  For information on the supporting documentation required, click here.

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.

Successful applicant must pass a background screening and fingerprinting.

Successful completion of a urine drug test will be a condition of employment.

Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM on the closing date.

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.


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