Legal Assistant 1
Applications accepted from current State employees, former permanent competitive class employees eligible for reinstatement and 55-b/c candidates. You must meet the minimum qualification.
|Posting Specific Information|
|Application Due By||9/18/15|
|Title||Legal Assistant 1|
|Location: City DEC Region Division/Bureau||Watertown
|$45,018 - $54,698 (Effective 4/15)
|Work Days||Mon. - Fri.|
|Employment Type||Permanent Budgeted Item|
|Bargaining Unit/MC||CSEA 02|
|Duties/Responsibilities||Reviewing case referrals for sufficiency, negotiating short form consent orders, making initial determinations regarding the release of documents under the Freedom of Information Law, preparing responses to discovery demands, preparing reports and routine correspondence, and answering routine questions.|
Strictly adhered to based on
Civil Service requirements
Reassignment - Currently in the title and an employee of DEC
Reinstatement Eligible - Previously held the title on a permanent competitive basis or held a title as indicated under the transfer eligible section on a permanent competitive basis.
Transfer Eligible - One year of permanent competitive service at Salary Grade 12 or higher and either:
55-b/55-c Candidates must meet the open competitive minimum qualifications below and include with their resume or application, a copy of the letter from Civil Service which indicates approval for the 55-b/55-c program.
Open competitive minimum qualifications (provided for 55b/c candidates and 70.4 transfer eligibles): An associate's degree or certificate in legal studies, paralegal studies, or legal assistant studies from an accredited institution or one approved by the American Bar Association
If you are on an examination eligible list for the position title, you do not need to respond to this posting UNLESS you are also eligible for appointment by transfer, reinstatement or reassignment as defined above; or the appointment type is provisional or temporary. The eligible list(s) will be canvassed as appropriate. Always respond to an eligible list canvass.
|Additional Comments||Must have a valid driver's license or demonstrate the ability to meet the transportation needs of the position.|
Qualified candidates should forward a resume and/or Employment Application which clearly indicates how the minimum qualifications are met and includes the Control Number. If you are applying for more than one posting, you must submit a separate resume or Employment Application for each control number. Send to:
Department of Environmental Conservation
Fax: (518) 402-9038
If you are a permanent NYS employee not employed by the Department of Environmental Conservation or applying for reinstatement, please provide your social security number so that appointment eligibility may be verified.
State Employees: If you wish to receive an acknowledgement that your application for this posting was received by the Bureau of Personnel and then receive information on the disposition of the position, please attach two self-addressed stamped envelopes (preferably inter-office or inter-agency) to the application. If you are applying for more than one position, you must include two envelopes for each position.
Some vacancies may be anticipated and may not result in an appointment. Application for any position listed may not result in an interview.