Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 12/02/22
Applications Due: 12/16/22
Vacancy ID: 117837

Position Information


AgencyLabor, Department of

TitleAssociate Counsel - Albany

Occupational CategoryLegal

Salary Grade663

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $105500 to $133319 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 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No


County Albany

Street Address 1220 Washington Ave

State Office Campus, Building 12

City Albany


Zip Code12240

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Law degree from an accredited law school; admission to, and member in good standing of, the New York State Bar; and four years of relevant post-bar experience.


Ability to initiate and maintain relationships across a diverse set of stakeholders

Duties Description STANDARD DUTIES:

The Associate Counsel presents cases to the Board at Board meetings, presides in proceedings as a hearing officer, and drafts, reviews and edits decisions. The Associate Counsel also stays current and advises as needed on developments in federal and state court cases. The Associate Counsel will:

Conduct pre-hearing conferences
• Provide fair and impartial conferences.
• Conduct informed discussion of cases.
• Explain IBA procedure to the parties.
• Accurately answer questions relating to the IBA procedure.
Conduct Hearings
• Serve as fair and impartial hearing officer.
• Display appropriate judicial temperament.
• Rule on motions when permitted.
• Ensure clarity of record and orderliness of proceedings.
• Exercise appropriate discretion.
Draft and edit Board decisions
• Timely draft decisions, as assigned, for the Board’s consideration that reflect logical and legal reasoning written in a clear and well-organized fashion.
• Appropriately cite statutes, regulations, case law and other legal authority in drafting or editing of decisions.
• Review for editing decisions drafted by other staff, as assigned.
• Prepare summary of Board decisions to be posted on Board website, as assigned.
Provide legal advice
• Research general issues of law for the IBA in a thorough, accurate and timely manner.
• Provide information and guidance on researched issues.
• Provide well-reasoned written legal guidance to the Chairperson as requested.
Assist in other functions as necessary
• Support other IBA activities as necessary.
• Conduct case management conferences as needed.
• Assist the Counsel, Deputy Counsel, or IBA Chairperson with any requests.

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

Contact Information

Name Tina Brownell

Telephone (518) 457-1020

Fax EFax:

Email Address


Street Building 12 W. Averell Harriman State Office Campus

Room 561

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12240


Notes on ApplyingCandidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Department of Labor is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Department of Labor is committed to ensuring equal opportunity for persons with disabilities and workplace diversity.

To be considered for this position, interested applicants should e-mail a cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word or PDF format to Please include the title, location and vacancy ID# 117837 you are applying for in the subject line of your e-mail. Failure to do so may result in the delay of processing your application.