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Date: Feb 13, 2019

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32308

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Requisition No: 48890 

Agency: Agency for Health Care Administration

Working Title: SENIOR ATTORNEY - 68064733

Position Number: 68064733 

Salary:  $2,500.00 - $2,692.31 / Bi-Weekly 

Posting Closing Date: 02/19/2019 

The Office of the General Counsel within the Agency for Health Care Administration has a full-time attorney vacancy.    

Under the supervision of the General Counsel and Deputy General Counsel, this position serves as Rules Coordinator for the General Counsel's Office.  The incumbent will monitor and assist with ensuring Agency compliance with all mandatory rulemaking requirements.  Review and assess Agency rulemaking activities for legal compliance and potential legal issues.  Serve as coordinator between Agency Divisions and the Joint Administrative Procedures Committee (JAPC) including assisting with responses to inquiries and comments received from JAPC.  Prospectively assess at the conclusion of legislative sessions impacts of new legislation on existing Agency rules or the potential requirement for new rulemaking.  Assist Agency Divisions with inquiries and tasks impacting or potentially impacting Agency rules.

The incumbent will assist Agency staff with preparation, filing, and tracking of Agency rules and be responsible for tracking rulemaking activities in relation to routing and submission to the Governor's Office of Fiscal Responsibility and Regulatory Reform.  Oversees Agency compliance with mandatory requirements related to the Office of Fiscal Responsibility and Regulatory Reform.

The incumbent will serve as the American's with Disabilities (ADA) and Civil Rights compliance officer.  Responsible for ensuring that the Agency remains compliant with the standards set forth by the ADA and related civil rights issues. 

The incumbent will provide assistance to the Public Records Unit.

Performs other duties as required.   

This position may require travel.



  • Knowledge of legal terminology.
  • Knowledge of Florida laws and legal procedure.
  • Skill in reading comprehension, analysis, research, and organization.
  • Ability to provide legal counsel.
  • Ability to interpret state and federal legislation, laws, and rules.
  • Ability to employ legal reasoning and to foresee possible legal problems.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to take action in situations which lack clear direction.
  • Ability to take initiative on independent research projects.
  • Ability to deal tactfully and courteously with the public.
  • Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate work assignments.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Ability to use independent judgement when releasing information to the public.
  • Ability to collect and analyze data.
  • Ability to conduct meetings and to make presentations.
  • Ability to perform legal writing and prepare various legal documents.
  • Ability to research legal documents and legal references.
  • Ability to travel with or without accommodations.



  • Attorney in good standing with the Florida Bar and two years of professional experience in the practice of law, legal research, teaching law, or in administrative or judicial hearings.



  • Florida Bar License






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