Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 08/01/22
Applications Due: 08/11/22
Vacancy ID: 109648

Position Information

AgencyCivil Service, Department of

TitleAssociate Attorney

Occupational CategoryLegal

Salary Grade663

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $101403 to $128142 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type 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? Yes


County Albany

Street Address Agency Building 1, Empire State Plaza

City Albany


Zip Code12239

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications Eligible for Section 70.1 or 52.6 transfer OR Reachable on the Associate Attorney eligible list.

Duties Description This position provides a full range of legal services in support of Department programs with an emphasis on agency procurements. The Associate Attorney will report to the Supervising Attorney and duties will include the following:
• Providing assistance with the development of contracts, solicitation vehicles such as Requests of Proposals and Invitations for Bid; memoranda of understanding and other negotiated agreements;

• Performing legal research and analysis in order to respond, both orally and in writing, to requests for legal decisions and opinions from internal staff and outside agencies. This may include research and analysis in the area of compliance with the Affordable Care Act; Mental Health Parity compliance; employee benefits matters; employee relations matters; health insurance issues; general administrative law (such as regulation promulgation and Freedom of Information Law);

• Litigation support including reviewing and responding to subpoenas and assisting the Attorney General’s Office with litigation matters;

• Legislative support including preparing memos in support and proposed legislation;

• Supervision of Senior Attorneys and/or Legal Assistants or other support staff as required; and

• Other duties as assigned.

Additional Comments NOTE ON TELECOMMUTING: DCS Employees are required to apply and obtain approval through management to telecommute according to DCS Telecommuting Pilot Program Guidelines.

NOTE ON COVID-19 VACCINATION/WEEKLY TESTING: All State employees in Executive controlled agencies who are not subject to a mandatory vaccination requirement shall be tested for COVID-19 weekly unless they are fully vaccinated.

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

Contact Information

Name Meghan Louden

Telephone 5184734306


Email Address


Street Office of Human Resources and Administrative Planning

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12239


Notes on ApplyingIf interested please send a resume and a cover letter indicating how you meet the posted qualifications. Please include the vacancy number in the subject line of your email.