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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/12/18

Applications Due09/24/18

Vacancy ID58881

AgencyState, 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 Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

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? No

County Albany

Street Address One Commerce Plaza

99 Washington Avenue

City Albany


Zip Code12231

Minimum Qualifications One year of permanent competitive service as a Senior Attorney; or one year of permanent competitive service in a title eligible for transfer under Section 52.6 or 70.1 of the Civil Service Law with current New York State Bar Admission.

Duties Description The Senior Attorney will provide legal support to the Division of Licensing Services in the Department of State. The incumbent will conduct disciplinary hearings involving licensees and applicants for licenses for the occupations of real estate brokers and salespersons, apartment information vendors and sharing agents, appraisers and appraiser assistants, private investigators, watch guard patrol agencies, bail enforcement agents, security guards, notaries public, security and fire alarm installers, barbers, cosmetologists, estheticians, nail specialists and nail specialty trainees, natural hair stylists, waxing practitioners, home inspectors, armored car carriers, armored car guards and ticket resellers. The Senior Attorney will also assist with other litigation, legislative and regulatory matters on behalf of the Department.

This position may include some overnight travel.

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

Name Kristine Herbert

Telephone (518) 474-2752

Fax (518) 402-3656

Email Address


Street One Commerce Plaza

99 Washington Avenue, Suite 1150

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12231


Notes on ApplyingQualified and interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume detailing education and experience along with one professional writing sample. Please include the Vacancy ID number in your response.

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