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Attorney (Senate Committee on Environment & Natural Resources)

Company: State of Florida
Location: Tallahassee
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Press Tab to Move to Skip to Content Link Date: - Jul 26, 2022 Location: - TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399
The State Personnel System is an E-Verify employer. For more information click on our -E-Verify Website . Do not click the Apply button. -Applications are available -Here .General SummaryThis position is for an Attorney in the Senate Committee on Environment and Natural Resources. Provides legal work in the examination and preparation of legislation, legislative programs, legal instruments, opinions, briefs, or other documents; conducts research to assist a higher level attorney or staff director; and provides counsel and advice to legislative committees.Examples of Work Performed

  • Assists with legal research in evaluating state statutes and preparation of legal opinions on questions submitted by authorized persons. -
  • Drafts legislative bills, resolutions, and amendments in technically complete language, under supervision.
  • Provides legal counsel and advice to legislators and legislative committees on the less complex legal matters including the development of legislation and legislative programs; interprets state and federal legislation related to programs of any governmental unit.
  • Recommends needed changes to legislation based upon trends in case law, agency comment or citizen request.
  • Performs legal research concerning the interpretation of Florida Statutes and on other matters in question for Legislators and staff; answers telephone inquiries and composes routine responses to constituents.
  • Reviews agency action pursuant to Chapter 120, the Administrative Procedures Act, to identify instances of the invalid exercise of delegated legislative authority; monitors Florida court cases and administrative decisions and advises agencies accordingly; reviews statutes passed each session and calls to the attention of the agencies all those which may require administrative rule promulgation, repeal or amendment.
  • Maintains communications with agency heads, or their assigned deputies, assistants, and agency general counsel.
  • Performs other related duties as required.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    • Knowledge of legal terminology.
    • Knowledge of Florida laws and legal procedure.
    • Skill in reading comprehension, analysis, research, and organization.
    • Ability to provide legal counsel.
    • Ability to interpret state and federal legislation, laws, and rules.
    • Ability to employ legal reasoning and to foresee possible legal problems.
    • Ability to communicate effectively and concisely, both verbally and in writing.
    • Ability to take action in situations which lack clear direction.
    • Ability to take initiative on independent research projects.
    • Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate work assignments.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
    • Ability to use independent judgment when releasing information to the public.
    • Ability to collect and analyze data.
    • Ability to conduct meetings and to make presentations.
    • Ability to perform legal writing and prepare various legal documents.
    • Ability to research legal documents and legal references.Minimum QualificationsAttorney in good standing with The Florida Bar.Salary commensurate with experience.The Legislature offers a competitive benefits package.Application DeadlineSubmission of ApplicationInterested parties may send a completed Florida Legislature Employment Application and resume to:RE: Senate Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Attorney -Applications -are available through the Florida Legislature's web site Online Sunshine and in Room 701 of the Claude Pepper Building.Accommodation for DisabilityIf an accommodation is needed for a disability, please notify Human Resources at (850) 488-6803. Do not click the Apply button. -Applications are available -Here .For assistance, call the People First Service Center at (877) 562-7287 Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Eastern time

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