Job Description and Duties
The Office of Legal Counsel (OLC) provides legal support to the Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC). Under the general direction of an Assistant Chief Counsel, the incumbent is responsible for providing complex legal advice to all Department programs regarding various legal issues involving or affecting the Department. The incumbent works with broad discretion and independence with a minimum of supervision and is expected to be an expert in the more complex area of law within a departmental legal program. The incumbent may act in a lead capacity over the other Attorneys.
The incumbent’s specific duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Permit Appeals and Litigation
- Site Mitigation
- Administrative Tasks
Cut-off/Review dates for applications are:
- December 3, 2021
- December 17, 2021
- January 7, 2021
Telework may be available for this position.
“The California Department of Human Resources (CalHR) has implemented the requirement that all state employees attest to their vaccination status. Employees are required to indicate whether they are vaccinated, unvaccinated, or if they choose not to disclose their vaccination status. As an additional health and safety standard to protect the state workforce and the public it serves, CalHR is also implementing COVID-19 testing of all state employees working on site (including field sites) if they are unvaccinated, vaccinated but choose not to provide documentation, or choosing not to disclose their vaccination status. Any employee seeking exemption from COVID-19 testing or wearing a face covering must provide evidence of vaccination. This requirement is subject to change depending upon updated Federal, State, and/or local requirements and guidance.”
Using the online CalCareers application system is the preferred method of applying for civil service job opportunities; however, applicants may instead apply by mail or in person, as set forth in this announcement. Please do not submit the Equal Employment Opportunity questionnaire of the STD 678. Emailed or faxed applications will not be accepted.
Prior to submitting an application, please include “JC #: 279146, Position #: 810-411-5795-029, RPA #: 22-OLC-426” in the “Examinations or Job Title” section on your application and indicate the basis of your eligibility in the job title section (i.e. Training and Development, List Eligibility, Lateral Transfer, etc.). Applications without this information may be rejected.
For experience to be considered, applications must be completed fully, including “to” and “from” employment dates, hours per week, prior employer contact information (including contact number), and duties performed. Applications with “See Resume” will not be considered.
List eligibility is established through an examination process in which one must apply and successfully pass the examination for the classification. If you have not established list eligibility for the Attorney III, please click on the link to the examination bulletin for more information https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Exams/Bulletin.aspx?examCD=9PB08
Statement of Economic Interest
Selected candidates are subject to rules imposed by a Conflict of Interest Code and require filing a Statement of Economic Interest (Form 700) within 30 days of appointment and once per year.
In addition to evaluating each candidate's relative ability, as demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:
- Ability to work well with others
- Hard Working
- Detail Oriented
Kindly refer to the below link for a detailed description of the job - https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=279146