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Asst General Counsel Hearing Officer

Tallahassee, FL
Full Time
Job #: 76004677 1 Exp.: 3+ Years Salary: $51,627 Yearly
Position Duties & Responsibilities:
As the Assistant General Counsel Hearing Officer, you will represent the Bureau of Administrative Reviews by:
  • Conducting formal administrative hearings for the Bureau of Administrative Reviews pursuant to Florida law, including Sections 322.2615, and 322.64, Florida Statutes.
  • Responding to inquiries from customers, including but not limited to members of the public, attorneys, legislators, state officials, and DHSMV investigators, as they relate to legal requirements and DHSMV policies as they apply to license issuance and sanctions.
  • Writing final orders with factual and legal analysis concerning driver licenses or automobile dealerships.
  • Performing other duties as required.

Preferred Qualifications:
The ideal candidate for this position is an attorney with a minimum of three years of legal experience, two of which are as an Assistant State Attorney, Judicial Staff Attorney, Public Defender, or similar. Experience conducting administrative hearings is strongly preferred. An ideal candidate will possess excellent research and writing skills and litigation experience. An ideal candidate will also have an outgoing personality, possess excellent interpersonal skills, and will be able to explain complex legal issues to members of the public.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Proficiency in criminal, appellate, and/or administrative litigation.
  • Skill to communicate effectively, verbally, and in writing.
  • Knowledge and ability to understand Florida statutes, the Florida Administrative Code, federal statutes, case law, rules, regulations, and DHSMV policies and procedures.
  • Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Using relevant information and individual judgment to make sound, well-informed and objective decisions.
  • Ability to prepare for and conduct hearings.
  • Ability to work under stressful situations.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

Position Requirements:
The selected applicant must be a member of The Florida Bar (a lawyer) in good standing.

The position you are applying is subject to a Level 2 background along with CJIS security clearance, to include fingerprinting as a condition of employment pursuant to Chapter 110.1127, 435 and 943, Florida Statutes. As an applicant for positions requiring CJIS security clearance, you are required to disclose criminal records that have been sealed or expunged.

This position requires the incumbent to have and maintain a valid driver’s license in good standing. A driver’s license history review will be conducted on all candidates in consideration for the position.

Travel is required.

Closing Date: 4th October, 2021

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