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Attorney IV - JC-316450

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Interested in public service? Come work for the State of California Department of Industrial Relations, and put your law career to great use working in a diverse array of interesting subject areas, learning new skills and new areas of the law, and working with nice colleagues. This is a posting for a senior-level attorney position responsible for a wide variety of complex and interesting work, both non-litigation and litigation, broadly within the area of labor and employment law.

Under the direction of the Chief Counsel of the Office of the Director Legal Unit (OD Legal) and the Assistant Chief Counsels, Attorney IV's represent the Director of the Department of Industrial Relations (DIR), the Department, and division chiefs and managers in a variety of subject areas within the responsibility and jurisdiction of the Department. Responsibilities include, among others, representing the Director of DIR in a special type of workers’ compensation cases involving trust funds administered by the Director (SIBTF, UEBTF and DWD), representing the Department in internal DIR personnel, discipline and other labor and employment matters, serving as hearing officers in prevailing wage and other types of cases, and providing legal advice and representation in public works, Public Records Act, privacy, contracts, and other subject areas. Attorney IVs also serve as primary and/or in-house counsel in civil litigation, including complex civil writ litigation, analyze pending legislation, draft and/or comment on proposed regulations, and advise Department leadership on a wide variety of policy questions.

Attorney IV's are expected to have a high level of knowledge, skill, and expertise as practicing attorneys. Assignments will involve dealing with complex, novel and sensitive issues, and will require strong analytical, communication and writing skills, sound judgment, and the ability to work with opposing counsel, stakeholders, and other external representatives who also have a high level of experience, expertise and skills.

Essential functions of this position are to perform competently as a senior-level attorney in the specific job duties identified in the Duty Statement (which should be reviewed before applying!); to accomplish assigned legal work with a minimum of supervision and exercising broad discretion, while also taking and following direction from the Chief Counsel and Assistant Chief Counsels; to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, as required for the specific job duties, including by producing high quality legal briefs and other written work product; to appear in workers' compensation, civil and administrative courts as necessary and as assigned; to communicate in a professional, respectful and productive manner with judges, opposing counsel, Department leadership, stakeholders, colleagues, and the public; to travel as necessary and as assigned; and to demonstrate good judgment and act with high ethical standards.

This is a full-time position. Employees in this position are required to work extensively on computers as necessary for the drafting of letters, briefs, and other documents, and for research, email communication, file review, training, and other purposes. Attorneys are expected to handle their own word processing, and secretarial support is generally limited to the finalization and filing process. Employees have the option to work a hybrid work schedule performing work remotely during some portion of the work week or full time in an office at a desk in an office environment on the 7th floor of a high-rise office building located at 1515 Clay Street, Oakland, California. This position requires in-state travel, either locally within Northern California, or for one or two-night overnight trips within California, based on assignments, and as determined according to the needs of the Department. Partial telework schedules are available.

Following the probationary period, regular telework may be considered, in consultation with the supervisor, although work days in the office will also be required.

For more information about taking the exam and establishing list eligibility please see the following link https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/JOBSGEN/9PB15.PDF

You will find additional information about the job in the You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

Interested in public service? Come work for the State of California Department of Industrial Relations, and put your law career to great use working in a diverse array of interesting subject areas, learning new skills and new areas of the law…

Detalles a Simple Vista

  • Flexibilidad
    A Tiempo Completo
  • Fecha de inicio
    31 de agosto de 2022
  • Fecha límite de postulación
    11 de agosto de 2022
  • Nivel de Experiencia
    Mando intermedio
Compensación
USD $11.020 - USD $14.149
/ mes

Compensación

  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Health
  • 401K
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Health
  • 401K

Ubicación

Presencial
1515 Clay St, Oakland, CA 94612, USA

Cómo aplicar

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