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ATTORNEY SUPERVISOR - 43001642

Date: Mar 17, 2021

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399

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Requisition No: 331603 

Agency: Financial Services

Working Title: ATTORNEY SUPERVISOR - 43001642

Position Number: 43001642 

Salary:  Anticipated annual salary $92,700.00 

Posting Closing Date: 04/13/2021 

*****OPEN COMPETITIVE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY*****

OFFICE OF FINANCIAL REGULATION

DIVISION:  FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

CITY:  FLEXIBLE

COUNTY: FLEXIBLE

A Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from an ABA-accredited law school is required. Applicants are required to be members of the Florida Bar.

Additional requirements:

  • Ten (10) or more years of civil litigation experience; and
  • Three (3) or more years of experience supervising attorneys.

Preference will be given to applicants with work experience in securities, financial services or financial institutions law.

This position may require 1 – 25% travel, and more depending on the selected candidate’s primary office location. A valid driver’s license is required.

The anticipated annual salary is $92,700.00.

SPECIAL NOTES:

This position is being advertised Statewide.

The OFR operates from five (5) different office facilities throughout the state of Florida, including Tallahassee (Headquarters), Miami, Orlando, Tampa and West Palm Beach. The OFR may consider any of these office locations as the primary reporting office location.

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.

The Office of Financial Regulation (OFR) is responsible for licensing, chartering, examining, and regulating depository and non-depository financial institutions and financial service companies, including state-chartered banks, credit unions, trust companies, loan originators, mortgage lenders, securities dealers, investment advisors, consumer collection agencies and money transmitters throughout the state of Florida.

The Office of General Counsel (OGC) is structured by Litigation Services, Legal Support Services, Triage and Administrative Services. The incumbent of this position may be assigned to assist one or more areas from time-to-time in support of the mission of the OFR. The incumbent may be required to specialize in the laws affecting one or more areas under the jurisdiction of the OFR including but not limited to financial institutions, securities regulation and consumer finance related regulation.

OFR a is professional office environment with a public service-driven mission.

Visit our website at https://www.flofr.com/sitePages/CareerOpportunities.htm to learn more about the excellent benefits available to OFR employees, including:

  • Teleworking and flexible work schedules for most positions;
  • Paid holidays and an annual personal holiday;
  • Paid vacation and sick leave;
  • Excellent health & life insurance options for individuals and/or family coverage;
  • Additional supplemental insurances available such as dental, vision, disability, etc.;
  • Tax deferred medical and Dependent Care Benefit reimbursement accounts available;
  • Deferred Compensation opportunities;
  • Tuition waivers to attend state universities/community colleges;
  • Retirement plans and options;
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness program. 

Employees of the Department of Financial Services (DFS), which include employees of the OFR, are paid on a monthly pay cycle.

All applicants seeking employment with the OFR are subject to mandatory background checks conducted through the Department of Financial Service (DFS), Bureau of Human Resource Management in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, F.S. and reviews by OFR. Applicants may be disqualified for employment with OFR based on the information that may be obtained through research and/or OFR’s review process.

No applicant may begin employment until the background screening results are  received, reviewed for any disqualifying offenses, and approved by the Agency. Background screening shall include, but not be limited to, fingerprinting for State and Federal criminal records checks through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and may include local criminal history checks through local law enforcement agencies.

Minimum Qualifications for this position include the following REQUIRED ENTRY LEVEL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge and experience of Chapter 120, Florida Statutes;
  • Knowledge and experience with appellate, civil, and administrative litigation;
  • Ability to understand and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures;
  • Ability to conduct research and prepare reports;
  • Ability to utilize problem-solving techniques;
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing;
  • Knowledge of managerial techniques;
  • Ability to lead, supervise and motivate a staff of professionals into an effective team;
  • Ability to work under pressure and be results oriented;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others;
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment; and
  • Must be computer literate and familiar with Microsoft software.

OTHER KSA’s (Incumbent may learn on job):

  • Effectively utilize agency hardware and software programs including proficient utilization of the REAL system.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The incumbent of this position serves as lead counsel and is responsible for the supervision of attorneys in their work functions and will be required to provide such persons with counsel so that a superior work product may be obtained. The incumbent is also responsible for the personnel management activities for those staff reporting directly to this position.

Supervises and conducts complex civil litigation in the representation of the OFR. The incumbent is responsible for the preparation of pleadings in anticipation of administrative hearings, trials and appeals by preparing appropriate motions and discovery, and presenting evidence and argument in state courts, appellate courts, federal courts, public hearings, and administrative hearings.

Renders legal advice and counsel to agency personnel on OFR policies and regulations, legislative matters, statutory interpretations and rule promulgation, which require significant legal experience and the exercise of independent judgment.

Drafts contracts, proposed orders, written agreements, correspondence and other related documents regarding matters within the jurisdiction of the OFR or determines compliance with applicable state and federal laws as to documents drafted by others.

Conducts independent and varied legal research requiring sound legal analysis and the exercise of independent judgment in evaluating state statutes, federal statutes and constitutional issues. Subsequent to research, will prepare legal opinions and memoranda for use throughout the OFR.

Provides cooperation and assistance to Assistant State Attorneys, Assistant Statewide Prosecutors, Assistant U.S. Attorneys and law enforcement agencies concerning criminal enforcement matters which may result from investigations conducted by the OFR into alleged violations of the state banking, securities, and finance laws or related statutes and provides assistance and cooperation to other state and federal governmental agencies concerning civil or administrative actions related to alleged violations of matters within the jurisdiction of the OFR.

Performs work related to above duties and responsibilities as assigned and required.

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.

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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