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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 07/10/18

Applications Due07/20/18

Vacancy ID55102

AgencyAgriculture & Markets, Department of

TitleSenior Attorney

Occupational CategoryLegal

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 37.50


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 10B Airline Drive

City Albany


Zip Code12235

Minimum Qualifications Minimum Qualifications:
Candidates must be admitted to the New York State Bar Association, be licensed to practice law in New York State, and have two years of post-Bar legal experience.

Candidates who have graduated from law school and who possess credentials and experience less than that described above will be required to serve in a traineeship leading to Senior Attorney, Grade 25. The length of the traineeship will be determined by the credentials and experience possessed by a candidate.

Appointment method:
Continuous Recruitment List Appointment: Candidates must be reachable for appointment on the Civil Service eligible list for Legal Specialties (#20-131). Information regarding eligibility is available on the Civil Service Examination Announcement at:

Transfer: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service as a Senior Attorney OR have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service in a title eligible for transfer under Section 52.6 or 70.1 of the Civil Service Law. Information regarding transfer eligibility may be available on the Civil Service Career Mobility Office website at:

55-b/c Qualification:
1. If you are interested in this position, please submit a copy of your Department of Civil Service eligibility letter, your current resume and a cover letter by July 13, 2018 to:
2. Information about the Workers with Disabilities 55-b and the Veterans with Disabilities employment program 55-c can be found at

Duties Description Standard Duties:
Under the supervision of an Associate Attorney, this position provides a full range of technical legal services in support of Department programs. This position serves as a legal advisor to program administrators, policy analysts, and division staff in the day-to-day operation of these programs. This position will be responsible for undertaking legal research, interpreting statutes and regulations, drafting regulations, litigation papers, memoranda, opinions and correspondence. This position may involve representing the Department in court and in administrative proceedings. A significant portion of the work will involve providing assistance with the development of contracts, the solicitation of Requests of Proposals and Invitations for Bid.

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

Name Ashlie Bloomfield

Telephone 518-457-3216


Email Address


Street 10B Airline Drive

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12235


Notes on ApplyingEmployees that are eligible and interested in being considered for appointment to this position must submit their resume and cover letter to by: July 20, 2018. Your cover letter should include your name, division, office telephone number, job title and date of initial appointment within State Service.

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