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Agency Attorney

Posted: 07/28/17 | SHARE:

Description:

The Financial Information Services Agency and the Office of Payroll Administration (FISA-OPA) has a vacancy for an Agency Attorney. Under the supervision of the General Counsel and Deputy General Counsel, with latitude for independent initiative and judgment, the attorney will engage in difficult and complex legal matters having significant financial, procedural and administrative implications for FISA-OPA and the City's operations. The selected candidate will be expected to draft and negotiate contracts and amendments, provide legal advice to front-line and senior agency staff, act as a liaison to other agencies, including the Law Department, handle conflict-of-interest and business integrity matters and research and draft legal opinions and policy statements. Further, the attorney may also handle FOIL and audit-related legal matters. 

Hours/Shift:  Monday – Friday, 9am to 5pm. 

Qualifications:

Minimum Qual Requirements 

1. Admission to the New York State Bar; and either "2" or "3" below.

2. One year of satisfactory United States legal experience subsequent to admission to any state bar; or

3. Six months of satisfactory service as an Agency Attorney Interne (30086). 

Incumbents must remain Members of the New York State Bar in good standing for the duration of this employment.

In addition to meeting the minimum Qualification Requirements:

To be assigned to Assignment Level (AL) II, candidates must have one year of experience at Assignment Level I or two years of comparable legal experience subsequent to admission to the bar, in the areas of law related to the assignment. To be assigned to AL III candidates must have two years of experience in Assignment Levels I and/or II or three years of comparable legal experience subsequent to admission to the bar, in the areas of law related to the assignment. 

Preferred Skills 

Knowledge of IT contracting issues. 

Additional Information 

P384 

To Apply:

External applicants please visit https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/ to apply to Job ID # 295646. Current NYC employees may apply via Employee Self Service (ESS). While all complete applications will be given consideration, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted by FISA-OPA.

FISA/OPA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. 

Residency Requirement 

New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview. 

 

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