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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/27/24

Applications Due03/13/24

Vacancy ID152244


AgencyTransportation, Department of

TitleAssociate Attorney

Occupational CategoryLegal

Salary Grade28

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $106068 to $130270 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 5%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address Division of Legal Affairs

50 Wolf Road

City Albany


Zip Code12232

Minimum Qualifications To be considered for permanent appointment, candidates must be reachable on the current Civil Service eligible list or be eligible for reassignment or transfer in accordance with Civil Service Law.

Duties Description 1. Act as the Director for the Office Proceedings, within the Department's Division of Legal Affairs. This position will report directly to the General Counsel and is tasked with being the Department's supervising Administrative Law Judge.
2. Manage the Office of Proceedings assignments, policies, and procedures.
3. Preside at quasi-judicial or administrative hearings regarding the regulation of motor carriers, oversize-overweight vehicles on state highways, railroad crossings, contract audit appeals, or other subject matters as necessary.
4. Conduct hearings, which may require administering oaths and affirmations, issuing subpoenas, evaluating evidence, ruling on objections, managing the official record, and making findings of fact and conclusions of law. · Rendering or recommending written decisions, which may require researching court cases, legal interpretations and citations which are pertinent to the issues.
5. Regularly report to the General Counsel on program metrics and high-profile statuses.
6. Supervise attorney/hearing officer, professional, and/or administrative staff.
7. Participate in Department improvement initiatives.
8. Oversee the timely resolutions of all matters assigned to the Office of Proceedings.

Preferred candidates will have extensive litigation experience and/or a minimum of 3 years as an Administrative Law Judge, Hearing Officer, Legal Referee, Magistrate, Arbitrator or local or state Judge.

Responsibilities may include serving a role within the Incident Command System to support the
department’s response to regional and statewide emergency situations.

Additional Comments Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

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Name Sarah Sheridan



Email Address


Street 50 Wolf Road

Personnel Bureau

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12232


Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and a current resume, titled by last name, with the Notice Number MO-24-108 and last name in the subject line and referenced in the letter of interest no later than March 13th, 2024.

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