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Assistant General Counsel - 60074334 1 1

Date: Oct 12, 2019

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Requisition No: 76622 

Agency: Children and Families

Working Title: Assistant General Counsel - 60074334 1 1

Position Number: 60074334 

Salary:  $62,000.00 - $75,000.00 

Posting Closing Date: 10/17/2019 

This position represents the Department's Office of Childcare Regulation and requires extensive knowledge of the Florida state statutes, federal regulations, administrative rules, and rules of judicial procedure.

1. Advises the Child Care Regulation staff on legal and policy decisions, Florida statutes and Florida Administrative Code, including potential litigation, legislation, and court decisions

2. Conducts varied trial litigation and pretrial discovery.

3. Represents the Department in regulatory matters.

4. Represents the Office of Child Care Regulation in litigation functions relating to regulatory enforcement pursuant to Chapter 120, F.S. and works to enhance the program's enforcement activities.

5. Prepares written legal opinions, drafts Administrative Complaints, Cease and Desist Notices, Denial and Revocation Notices, Petitions in support of Emergency Suspension Orders and Injunctive Relief.

6. Advises on the implementation of Chapter 402, F.S.

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