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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 07/06/18

Applications Due07/20/18

Vacancy ID54952

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleSenior Attorney - 02903

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade25

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

Salary RangeFrom $81446 to $102661 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address Division of Legal Affairs

Records Access Office Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza

City Albany


Zip Code12237

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM
NYS employee with one year of permanent or contingent-permanent competitive service as a Senior Attorney (G-25); OR a NYS employee with one year or more of permanent or contingent-permanent competitive service in a title at Grade 23 or above with current NYS Bar Admission and eligible for transfer to Senior Attorney under Sections 70.4 or 52.6 of the Civil Service Law. (Candidates requesting consideration for transfer must also be a graduate of an accredited law school with a LLB or JD degree, and may also need to meet additional experiential conditions to qualify for consideration.)
The preferred candidate should be a highly motivated, detail-oriented individual interested in working in an active legal team environment. The preferred candidate must have strong legal skills, be able to work as a member of a team, have demonstrated good decision-making skills, possess excellent oral and written communication skills and should have the ability to manage a varied and demanding caseload and meet regular deadlines.

Duties Description This position is assigned to the Records Access Office in the Department of Health’s Division of Legal Affairs. The incumbent will conduct legal review and analysis of responses to Freedom of Information Law requests from the public for all Department of Health programs, including: the Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities Prevention; the Office of Community Transitions; the Office of Quality and Patient Safety; the Office of Primary Care and Health Systems Management; the NY State of Health; the Office of Health Insurance Programs; and the Office of Public Health (including the AIDS Institute, the Center for Community Health, the Center for Environmental Health, the Wadsworth Center, the Office of Public Health Practice, the Office of Health Emergency Preparedness, and the Office of Public Health Informatics and Project Management). The incumbent will render legal advice and respond to requests from Department of Health staff on the Public Officers Law as well as provide statutory interpretation of the Public Officers Law and Public Health Law. The incumbent will attend meetings, as needed, and effectively communicate with the public and members of the media as required.

Additional Comments Full time, permanent appointment.

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

Name Human Resources Management Group, DB/SA/02903

Telephone 5184861812

Fax 5184733395

Email Address


Street Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingSubmit resume, preferably in PDF format, to Human Resources Management Group, DB/SA/02903, Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12237-0012, or by email to, or by fax to (518) 473-3395 with Reference DB/SA/02903 included in the subject line. Failure to include the required information in the subject line of your email or fax may result in your resume not being considered for this position. Resumes accepted until July 20, 2018.

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