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Date: Nov 21, 2018
Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32609
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Requisition No: 48872
Agency: Highway Safety and Motor Vehicle
Working Title: Assistant General Counsel - 76002714
Position Number: 76002714
Salary: $66,000.00 Annually
Posting Closing Date: 12/04/2018
Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles
Office of Executive Director
In order to be considered for this position, applicant responses to qualifying questions must be clearly stated within the employment history. Software systems and actual work experience, years of employment, hours worked per week must be clearly defined, or the application may not be considered for the position.
Assistant General Counsel (Class Title: Senior Attorney)
Contact Person: Contact Person: Kathy Jimenez, (850) 617-3101
The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) provide highway safety and security through excellence in service, education and enforcement. With a workforce of approximately 4,500 employees throughout the state, the Department is leading the way to A Safer Florida through the efficient and professional execution of its core mission: the issuance of driver licenses, vehicle tags and titles, and operation of the Florida Highway Patrol.
Our Benefits include:
To learn more about DHSMV and why it’s a great place to work, visit our website at: flhsmv.gov/careers.
Description of Job
This Assistant General Counsel position reports directly to a Chief Legal Counsel, in the Office of the General Counsel. As the Assistant General Counsel you will represent the Department in trial and appellate work in civil and administrative cases, including, Division of Administrative Hearings (DOAH). This position is responsible for preparing pleadings, briefs, and attending oral arguments incidental to these cases.
Preference will be given to applicants with a combination of two (2) years of litigation and appellate experience.
Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
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.
VETERANS’ PREFERENCE. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply. Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here. All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.
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