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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 03/01/24

Applications Due03/15/24

Vacancy ID152783


AgencyAlcoholic Beverage Control

TitleSenior Attorney (VID 152783) (NY HELPS)

Occupational CategoryLegal

Salary GradeNS

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

Salary RangeFrom $63108 to $114444 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 10%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County New York

Street Address 163 W. 125th Street, 8th Floor

City New York City


Zip Code10027

Minimum Qualifications This title is part of the New York Hiring for Emergency Limited Placement Statewide Program (NY HELPS)* and applicants must meet the following minimum qualifications to be considered for this position:

This title includes a traineeship opportunity and applicants will be appointed to the appropriate level** based on experience.

Required experience: qualifying legal experience includes applicable experience earned post-NYS Bar Admission.

**Senior Attorney level requirements:
• Assistant Attorney 1 (equated to SG-18): Law school graduation and/or eligibility for NYS Bar Admission, and no qualifying post-Bar experience.
• Assistant Attorney 2 (equated to SG-20): Admission to NYS Bar and less than 12 months of qualifying post-Bar legal experience.
• Assistant Attorney 3 (equated to SG-22): Admission to NYS Bar and less than 24 months of qualifying post-Bar legal experience.
• Senior Attorney (SG-25): Admission to NYS Bar and two years of qualifying post-Bar legal experience.

Applicants may be appointed to this position if currently reachable on the appropriate eligible list for this title OR are a current New York State employee with one year or more of qualifying permanent service in a position allocated to a Grade 23 or above and eligible for transfer under Section 52.6 or 70.1 of the Civil Service Law AND possess a Juris Doctorate degree, have good standing with NYS Bar admission, and two-years of post-bar experience.

Duties Description The incumbent to this position would be responsible for, but not limited to the following:
• The attorney will work in the Office of Counsel and duties will include, but not be limited to, the following:
• Investigating and prosecuting violations of the Alcohol Beverage Control Law (“ABCL”).
• Presenting evidence before Administrative Law Judges at administrative hearings; representing the agency in civil litigation under the direction of more senior agency attorneys, to include drafting legal papers and appearing in court.
• Providing legal assistance, support and opinions to agency program managers and staff related to the implementation and interpretation of the ABCL.
• Assist with FOIL related matters and subpoena responses.
• Other agency tasks and assignments as deemed necessary.

Additional Comments *There is no examination required for appointment to a NY HELPS position. Candidates hired before May 2024 will be appointed on a temporary basis. In May 2024, satisfactory employees will receive permanent, non-competitive appointments and will begin a probationary period.

At a future date (within one year of permanent appointment), it is expected that NY HELPS employees will have their non-competitive employment status converted to competitive status, without having to take an exam. Employees will then be afforded with all the same rights and privileges of competitive class employees of New York State. While serving permanently in a NY HELPS title, employees may take part in any promotion examination for which they are qualified.

CONTINUED EMPLOYMENT: Applicants appointed to the Senior Attorney title must maintain good standing with their NYS Bar Admission and registration for their continued employment.

NOTE ON TELECOMMUTING: Employees are required to apply and obtain approval through management to telecommute according to the agency’s Telecommuting Program Guidelines.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Human Resources/AS

Telephone 518-473-5282

Fax 518-486-1631

Email Address


Street NYS Office of General Services, HRM

31st Floor Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12242


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit a cover letter and resume detailing how you meet the minimum qualifications. Indicate the Position Title & Vacancy ID number of each position you are applying to.

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