Requisition No: 796751
Agency: Financial Services
Working Title: SENIOR ATTORNEY - 43003154
Position Number: 43003154
Salary: $63,612.00 to $75,000.00
Posting Closing Date: 04/06/2023
*****OPEN COMPETITIVE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY*****
DIVISION: OFFICE OF THE GENERAL COUNSEL
BUREAU: PROSECUTION AND ENFORCEMENT
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, administrative trial experience, or civil trial experience.
The expected hiring salary range is $63,612.00 to $75,000.00, depending upon experience.
Employees of the Department of Financial Services are paid on a monthly pay cycle.
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
This position is located in Tallahassee.
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 Prosecution and Enforcement section represents DFS on behalf of the Divisions of Insurance Agent & Agency Services, State Fire Marshal, and Funeral, Cemetery, & Consumer Services. Attorneys in this section have the opportunity to practice administrative and appellate matters. This section represents DFS in matters relating to licensee discipline, licensure denial, legislative bill analysis, and rule development. Attorneys who work with the Division of Funeral, Cemetery, & Consumer Services will have the opportunity to gain valuable experience in litigating before a board.
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.