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22679 - OPS ATTORNEY - 40096529

Date: Nov 30, 2017

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399

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Requisition No: 22679 

Agency: Economic Opportunity

Working Title: 22679 - OPS ATTORNEY - 40096529

Position Number: 40096529 

Salary:  $19.00 - $23.00 per hour 

Posting Closing Date: 12/14/2017 

Re-Advertisement – Previous applicants will be considered and need not reapply.

JOB TYPE: OPS

POSITION LOCATION: Tallahassee 

 

http://www.floridajobs.org/  

 

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) promotes and facilitates economic, community and workforce development for all Floridians. DEO is working with our partners to implement policies that grow the number of jobs, businesses and tourists coming into the state. Our vision is for Florida to have the nation’s top performing economy and be recognized as the world’s best place to live, learn, play, work and do business.

                                   
As a condition of pre-employment eligibility, a Level 2 security background screening is required, which consists of fingerprinting and a check of local, state and national law enforcement records. 

 

THE FOLLOWING KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES ARE PERFERRED

  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and Outlook).

  • Ability to multi-task.

  • Able to work independentlu and be detailed-oriented.


THE HIRED CANDIDATE WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE FOLLOWING

  • Handling requests for public records and responding to subpoenas and court orders.

  • Assisting in drafting and reviewing proposed legislation that will affect the Department’s programs and review bills passed into law for applicability and effect on these programs.

  • Conducting legal research.

  • Performing other duties as assigned by the General Counsel and Deputy General Counsel.

  • Managing collection activities (Small Claims).


THIS POSITION HAS THE FOLLOWING JOB RELATED REQUIREMENTS

  • Juris Doctor from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association
  • Must be a member of The Florida Bar


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

This position’s advertisement may also be viewed by registering on the Employ Florida website at http://www.employflorida.com/.

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.  (TTY/TDD 1-800-955-8771 or the Florida Relay Service – 711.)

If you think you have been subjected to unlawful discrimination, you may file a complaint within 180 days from the date of the alleged violation with either the recipient’s Equal Opportunity Officer, or the Director, Civil Rights Center:

 

  • Equal Opportunity Officer, Department of Economic Opportunity, Caldwell Building – MSC 150, 107 East Madison Street, Tallahassee, FL 32399-4129; or

  • Direct, Civil Rights Center (CRC), U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW, Room N-4123, Washington, DC 20210.
     

At DEO, we salute our heroes. We are honored to have the opportunity to support our nation’s veterans and their family members by encouraging them to apply for positions at DEO that fit their skill sets. Let DEO’s mission become yours.
 

   

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