Applications accepted from current State employees and former permanent competitive class employees eligible for reinstatement. You must meet the minimum qualification.
|Posting Specific Information|
|Application Due By||8/22/14|
Office of General Counsel/Regional
|Work Days||Mon. - Fri.|
|Employment Type||Permanent Budgeted Item|
|Appointment Type||Contingent Permanent/Provisional+|
|Bargaining Unit/MC||PS&T 05 (PEF)|
Must be able to work well with others and to change priorities at any given time. The Associate Attorney will report to the Regional Attorney/Associate Counsel and will serve as the lead attorney on high-profile and significant cases, including those with multi-agency (state and federal) and multi-region involvement, along with cases having precedential impact, as directed by the Regional Attorney. The Associate Attorney will supervise Region 9 Senior Attorneys and legal interns who are called on to assist with these high-profile and significant cases, and may supervise Senior Attorneys on other matters as needed. In addition to working on high-profile cases, the Associate Attorney will analyze legal issues in enforcement and permit matters, prepare consent orders, pleadings, briefs, conduct legal research, represent the Department at administrative proceedings, including issuance of permits and enforcement of environmental laws and regulations, and assist the Attorney General's Office or Department of Justice in judicial proceedings as needed. The Associate Attorney will also prosecute criminal cases involving ECL violations when requested and authorized by District Attorneys.
Strictly adhered to based on
Civil Service requirements
+Minimum Qualifications for Provisional Appointment:
2 Years of service as a Senior Attorney or Senior attorney (Various Parenthetics)
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 26 or higher and either:
|Additional Comments||The examination for this title is currently announced; applications to take the examination must be submitted to Civil Service by August 27, 2014. If applying for provisional appointment: In order for you to be considered for a permanent/contingent permanent appointment, you must apply for and take the examination for this title, and your score must be high enough to qualify you as one of the top three acceptors on the resulting list. If you are not successful on the examination, or your score is not high enough to be reachable for appointment, your employment in this title will not be allowed to continue.|
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:
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.