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OPS ATTORNEY - 40096752

Date: Jan 5, 2019

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399

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Requisition No: 49974 

Agency: Economic Opportunity

Working Title: OPS ATTORNEY - 40096752

Position Number: 40096752 

Salary:  $24.00 - $30.00 per hour 

Posting Closing Date: 01/25/2018 

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


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. 


In order to be considered for this position, applicant responses to the qualifying questions, software systems, actual work experience, years of employment and hours worked per week must be clearly defined within your work history, or the application may not be considered for the position.



  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and Outlook).
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Able to work independently and be detailed-oriented.


  • Reviewing contracts, public solicitation documents, administrative policies and rules
  • 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, Deputy General Counsel, and Attorney Supervisors.
  • Managing collection activities (Small Claims).


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


This position’s advertisement may also be viewed by registering on the Employ Florida website at
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