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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 07/25/19

Applications Due09/23/19

Vacancy ID72413

AgencyFinancial Services, Department of

TitleGeneral Counsel

Occupational CategoryLegal

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $0 to $0 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Exempt Class

Travel Percentage 25%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.50

Workday

From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County New York

Street Address One State Street

City NewYork City

StateNY

Zip Code10004

Minimum Qualifications Qualifications:

Formal qualifications are not filed for this position. However, the following may be considered minimally acceptable: Admission to the Bar of the State of New York and at least ten (10) years of extensive and progressively responsible experience in the practice of law, a substantial portion of which must have been in the field of banking, financial services, corporate or regulatory law at a level appropriate to the General Counsel, Department of Financial Services position, i.e., at or near the executive level.

Appointment Method:

This is an appointment to a position in the exempt jurisdictional class. As such, the incumbent of this position would serve at the pleasure of the appointing authority.

Duties Description The Department of Financial Services is seeking candidates to fill the position of General Counsel, Department of Financial Services in its Executive Office. The incumbent of this position serves as General Counsel to the Superintendent of Financial Services and to the Department. This individual directs the activities of the Department’s Office of General Counsel. The incumbent renders opinions and advises the Superintendent in such areas as bank mergers; demutualization and other corporate transactions; Banking, Insurance and Financial Services Law; financial fraud and consumer services; the Department’s supervision of troubled institutions; and all other matters of law.

The General Counsel consults frequently with other Departments of the State and Federal governments, representatives of industry, legislators, and with the professional staff of the Department of Financial Services.

This position requires regular travel to Albany and other travel as needed.

Qualifications:

Formal qualifications are not filed for this position. However, the following may be considered minimally acceptable: Admission to the Bar of the State of New York and at least ten (10) years of extensive and progressively responsible experience in the practice of law, a substantial portion of which must have been in the field of banking, financial services, corporate or regulatory law at a level appropriate to the General Counsel, Department of Financial Services position, i.e., at or near the executive level.

Additional Comments Please note that positions located within the New York City metropolitan area, as well as Suffolk, Nassau, Rockland, and Westchester Counties, are also eligible to receive an additional $3,026 annual downstate adjustment.

Appointment to this position is pending Division of Budget approval to fill.

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

Name Denise Rotunda

Telephone

Fax (518) 402-5071

Email Address nce.notifications@dfs.ny.gov

Address

Street Once Commerce Plaza, Suite 301

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12257

 

Notes on ApplyingTo Apply: Interested qualified candidates must submit a resume and letter of interest no later than September 23, 2019, to the email address listed below. Please include (Box GC-00203) in the subject line of your email to ensure receipt of your application. Email submissions are preferred.

Denise Rotunda
Box GC-00203
New York State Department of Financial Services
Office of Human Resources Management
99 Washington Avenue, Suite 301
Albany, New York 12257
Email: nce.notifications@dfs.ny.gov
Fax: (518) 402-5071

Please note that not all applicants may be scheduled for an interview.

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT: REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS

Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Department of Financial Services is required to provide reasonable accommodation for known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant with a disability if an accommodation would enable the applicant to perform the essential functions of the job and the accommodation would not constitute an undue hardship on the operations of the agency.

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