Requisition No: 803261
Agency: Financial Services
Working Title: SENIOR ATTORNEY - 43000634 (OFFICE OF INSURANCE REGULATION)
Position Number: 43000634
Posting Closing Date: 05/30/2023
*****OPEN COMPETITIVE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY*****
DIVISION: OFFICE OF INSURANCE REGULATION
BUREAU: LEGAL SERVICES
Candidates must have a Juris Doctorate (JD) and be a member in good standing with the Florida Bar.
Minimum two (2) years of legal experience required.
Preference will be given to candidates who possess Florida administrative litigation, rule-making, or legislative experience.
The appointment salary will be $75,000.00 annually.
Employees of the Department of Financial Services are paid on a monthly pay cycle.
This position requires a security background check, including fingerprint as a condition of employment.
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.
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation (OIR) promotes a stable and competitive insurance market for consumers. With a workforce of approximately 250 staff members, OIR regulates one the largest, most complex insurance industries in the world to ensure consumers have access to a wide variety of reliable insurance products at affordable prices.
OIR offers a wide range of challenging and rewarding opportunities for attorneys interested in all areas of the law including business law, the legislative process, rulemaking, and Chapter 120 administrative law. OIR staff members have access to a wide variety of top insurance industry-related courses and professional certifications.
OIR is currently seeking experienced attorneys to join its Legal Services team. All experience types are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to candidates with administrative litigation, legislative, or rule-making experience.
All OIR Senior Attorneys have the opportunity perform the following duties:
- Provide counsel to regulatory staff on complex issues affecting the regulation of insurers, including market investigations.
- Handle in-house opinions in areas under the jurisdiction of the office.
- Handles complex issues and questions affecting the public generally.
- Prepare final orders, consent orders, and act as hearing officer.
- Assist with public records requests.
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
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.