Job Posting: Attorney

Department of Fish and Wildlife

JC-124507
-
Attorney
ATTORNEY

$5,387.00 - $9,385.00

Final Filing Date: Until Filled

Job Description and Duties

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Office of Spill Prevention and Response (OSPR) is looking for a motivated individual, preferably with a background in environmental law, to represent the Department on complex and sensitive cases involving spill incidents in OSPR’s Legal Branch.  We are conveniently located in midtown, near light rail, various bus stops, and great restaurants.  Under the direction of the Assistant Chief Counsel, the Attorney will work closely and cooperatively with the Attorney General’s Office in preparing cases for trial; assist in the investigation of inland and marine oil spill/pollution incident cases, and subsequent litigation, for civil and criminal oil spill cases; draft pleadings; respond to requests for discovery, conduct depositions; and represent the Department in all aspects of administrative proceedings.

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

Working Conditions

OSPR is a 24-hour oil and pollution spill response organization. The incumbent in this position can be required to participate in prevention and response training, drills and incidents throughout California, and to be available to deploy/travel with short notice for extended periods (up to 7 days).

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Position Details

Job Code #:
JC-124507
Position #(s):
565-071-5778-XXX
Working Title:
Attorney
Classification:
ATTORNEY
$5,387.00 - $5,603.00 A
$5,393.00 - $6,157.00 B
$6,500.00 - $8,174.00 C
$7,316.00 - $9,385.00 D
# of Positions:
1
Work Location:
Sacramento County
Job Type:
Permanent, Full Time

Department Information

Department of Fish and Wildlife employees are committed to managing and protecting California’s diverse wildlife and the habitats upon which they depend. Join us and begin a meaningful new career. 

 

Special Requirements

Applicants must have active membership in the California State Bar by date of hire.

Application Instructions

Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application.

Final Filing Date: Until Filled

Who May Apply

Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, have list eligibility, are in the process of obtaining list eligibility, or have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility (please attach your letter, if available). SROA and Surplus candidates are given priority; therefore, individuals with other eligibility may be considered in the event no SROA or Surplus candidates apply.

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to move forward in the selection process.

Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications stated in the Classification Specification(s).

How To Apply

Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at www.CalCareers.ca.gov. When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included. If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:

Address for Mailing Application Packages

You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:

Department of Fish and Wildlife
Attn: Human Resources Branch
P.O. Box 944209
Sacramento, CA 94244

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:

Human Resources Branch
1416 Ninth Street, Room 1217B
Sacramento, CA 95814
08:00 AM - 04:30 PM

Required Application Package Documents

The following items are required to be submitted with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

  • Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at www.CalCareers.ca.gov. All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
  • Resume is required and must be included.
Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.

Benefits

Benefits information may be obtained by going to the California Department of Human Resources website at www.calhr.ca.gov and to the California Public Employees' Retirement System website for Health Benefits at www.calpers.ca.gov.

 

 

Filing Instructions

PLEASE SUBMIT APPLICATIONS TO THE ATTENTION OF TANYA BELL

Indicate Attorney - 565-071-5778-XXX & RPA# OSPR 18-018 on your application.

We recommend applications are sent certified mail as we are unable to verify receipt.

To be considered for this vacancy you must have transfer eligibility based on present or past state civil service eligibility, or passed an exam for this classification.  If you have SROA/Surplus status, please indicate by either attaching your surplus letter or notating it on line 12 of your application.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free work place. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.

Application Methods:
Electronic (Using your CalCareer Account)
By Mail
Drop-off