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Temporary Supervised Practice Attorney 20200019

Date: Sep 15, 2020

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Requisition No: 234782 

Agency: Office of the Attorney General

Working Title: Temporary Supervised Practice Attorney 20200019

Position Number: 20200019 

Salary:  $39,000 

Posting Closing Date: 10/16/2020 

**This is a Full-Time Position**

 

Opportunity to Protect and Serve the People of Florida in the State’s Law Firm

Office of the Attorney General, Department of Legal Affairs

Temporary Supervised Practice Program

 

The Office of the Attorney General, an equal opportunity employer, seeks highly motivated and qualified attorneys to join our team of over 400 experienced attorneys.  The Office represents the State of Florida in state and federal civil and criminal courts, from trial courts to the Supreme Court of the United States.  If you are interested, we encourage you to apply for one of the most rewarding experiences in your professional career.

 

IMPORTANT NOTICE:  To be considered, all applicants must:

Submit a complete and accurate application profile necessary for qualifying, such as dates of service, reason for leaving, etc. In addition, all applicants must ensure all employment and/or detailed information about work experience is listed on the application (including military service, self-employment, job-related volunteer work, internships, etc.) and that gaps in employment are explained.  Applicants who do not provide all information necessary to qualify may not be considered for this position.

 

Ensure that applicant responses to qualifying questions are verifiable by skills and/or experience stated on the employment application and/or resume.  Applicants who do not respond to the qualifying questions may not be considered for this position.  Applicants must meet the minimum requirements of the advertised position.

 

Attorney positions may require travel within and outside of the state of Florida.  In addition, job requirements may include the ability to carry case files and boxes weighing 10 pounds or more with or without an accommodation. All candidates should have strong legal research, writing and analytical skills as well as good communication and advocacy skills. 

 

As an attorney with the Office of the Attorney General, you will receive the benefits package available to state employees, including but not limited to 176 hours of paid annual leave and 104 hours of paid sick leave earned yearly on your employment anniversary, as well as one personal holiday and 9 paid state holidays.  Additional benefits include health insurance at $15.00 monthly for single and $30.00 monthly for family coverage, $25,000 in life insurance paid for by the state and disability insurance. Supplemental insurances at employee expense include but are not limited to optional life, eye, dental and cancer. 

 

OAG employees are paid biweekly.  All state employees are required to participate in the direct deposit program pursuant to s. 110.113, Fs.

 

 

Attorney- Assistant Attorney General – Bachelor of Law Juris Doctor from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association  Pay Range: $39,000.00

 

In support of the Supreme Court of Florida Administrative Order No. AOSC20-80, the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is participating in the Temporary Supervised Practice Program and will hire for three (3) positions under this program.  The Supervised Practice Participants’ privileges to participate in this program will expire within 30 days after the Florida Board of Bar Examiners releases results for the February 2021 General Bar Examination. 

 

PERSONS WITH DISABILITY/ADA STATEMENT:   The OAG supports the employment of individuals with disabilities and encourages them to seek employment within our agency. If you need an accommodation because of a disability, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, in order to participate in the application process, please notify the people first service center at 877-562-7287.  If you need accommodation during the selection process, please notify the hiring authority in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

 

CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS/ DRUG FREE WORKPLACE:   All OAG positions are "sensitive or special trust" and require favorable results on a background investigation including fingerprinting, pursuant to s. 110.1127(2)(a), F.S.  The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free Workplace, all employees are subject to reasonable suspicion or other drug testing in accordance with section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.  We hire only U.S. citizens and those lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.

 

E-VERIFY STATEMENT:   The Office of the Attorney General participates in the U.S. government’s employment eligibility verification program (e-verify).  E-verify is a program that electronically confirms an employee’s eligibility to work in the United States after completion of the employment eligibility verification form (i-9).

 

REMINDERS:   Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Service System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from SSS.  For more information, please visit the SSS website at: https: //www.sss.gov.  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.

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.