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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/17/22

Applications Due12/20/22

Vacancy ID116905

AgencyAssembly, NYS

TitleAssociate Counsel

Occupational CategoryLegal

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $50000 to $55000 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Unclassified Service

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 35


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address Room 440 Capitol

City Albany


Zip Code12248

Minimum Qualifications Graduation from an accredited law school and must have passed the New York State Bar Exam and be admitted, pending admission or have the ability to waive into the New York State Bar. All candidates are expected to live and work in the Capital Region of New York. Strong writing, research and oratory skills, and the ability to work under pressure are required. Variable hours as determined by Supervisor based on Legislative Session hours and Legislative Term.

Duties Description The New York State Assembly Minority Counsel’s Office is NOW HIRING and actively seeking applicants to fill the position of Associate Counsel to the Ranking Minority Assemblymember on the Agriculture, Energy, Environmental Conservation and Tourism Committees.

The Associate Counsel will work as part of a team on behalf of the Assembly Minority Leader, Assemblymembers, Ranking Minority Members, and relevant central and Member staff. The dynamic and exciting role of Associate Counsel includes, but is not limited to: preparing Counsel Memo’s for assigned Committees; conducting legal and policy research; drafting memoranda, briefing materials, legislation and Sponsor’s Memos; tracking committees and legislation active in the Assembly and Senate; making oral presentations regarding legislation under consideration by the Assembly; ascertaining positions of lobbyists, interest groups, and State Agencies and Departments on legislation; and special projects which may be assigned (i.e. research, constituent problems, hearings, etc.). Associate Counsel’s are expected to keep abreast of current litigation and publications, articles, other state legislation.

Additional Comments Additional Comments:

Comprehensive and unrivaled State benefits include:
•Dental insurance
•Employee assistance program
•Flexible spending account
•Health insurance
•Life insurance
•Paid time off
•Parental leave
•Retirement plan
•Tuition reimbursement
•Vision insurance

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

Name Edmund Wick

Telephone 518-455-4257

Fax 518-455-5930

Email Address


Street Room 440, Capitol

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12248


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