Requisition No: 774825
Agency: Financial Services
Working Title: SENIOR ATTORNEY - 43004932
Position Number: 43004932
Posting Closing Date: 06/01/2023
*****OPEN COMPETITIVE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY*****
DIVISION: OFFICE OF THE GENERAL COUNSEL
BUREAU: LITIGATION AND SPECIAL PROJECTS
A Juris Doctor (JD) degree and admittance to the Florida Bar required.
Senior Attorney positions require a minimum of two (2) years of legal experience.
Preference will be given to applicants who have litigation experience.
The hiring salary begins at $63,612.00 and will be commensurate with level of experience.
This position is located in Tallahassee.
Some benefits include:
- Highly skilled, professional environment
- Career Growth
- Student Loan Forgiveness Program (Eligibility Required)
- Healthcare Benefits
- Tuition Fee Waivers (Accepted by major Florida colleges/universities)
- Leave Benefits
Employees of the Department of Financial Services are paid on a monthly pay cycle.
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.
Minimum Qualifications for this position include the following REQUIRED ENTRY LEVEL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
- Knowledge of Microsoft Office and either Westlaw or Lexis/Nexis legal research tools.
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
The Litigation & Special Projects section represents the Department in a variety of administrative, civil, and appellate matters, conducts informal hearings, drafts agency final orders, and handles special projects as assigned by the General Counsel. Attorneys in this section will gain experience in federal and state civil litigation, appellate law, administrative law, public records law, employment law, and legislative bill analysis. The Litigation & Special Projects section works closely with and advises all 13 DFS divisions.
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.