Requisition No: 234602
Agency: Financial Services
Working Title: SENIOR ATTORNEY – 43004888
Position Number: 43004888
Salary: $55,000.00- $65,000.00
Posting Closing Date: 09/30/2020
*****OPEN COMPETITIVE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY*****
DIVISION: GENERAL COUNSEL
BUREAU: PROSECUTION & ENFORCEMENT
– A Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited college or university is required.
– Admission to the Florida Bar is required.
Preference will be given to applicants who have litigation experience.
Expected hiring range is $55,000 to $65,000 depending upon experience.
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.
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
Litigation/Appeals. Represents the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and the Department in complex and involved litigation before Division of Administrative Hearings and in state, circuit, and federal district courts, and in appellate courts. Handles other matters as assigned.
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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.