Licensing Legal Associate (Exams)
DEPARTMENT OF BUILDINGS - Manhattan, NY

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Reporting directly to the Licensing Attorney with latitude for independent initiative and judgment, the responsibilities of the Licensing Legal Associate include, but are not limited to:

¿ Working closely with the Licensing Attorney to review and evaluate license applications, identify key issues, and prepare written recommendations and decisions.

¿ Detailed review and analysis of applicant documents and submissions for inaccuracies, errors or incompleteness, prior to Department acceptance and initiation of background investigation.

¿ Working with license applicants to process paperwork.

¿ Draft letters to license applicants using New York State Corrections Law, New York City Administrative Codes, Laws, Rules and Regulations as a guide.

¿ Liaise with the Building Special Investigation Unit and the Internal Audits and Discipline Unit to obtain information, files and documentation for decision making and drafting letters to candidates.

¿ Create spreadsheets, memorandums and letters, for review by the Licensing Director.

¿ Coordinate and oversee the license reinstatement application process.

¿ Ability to comprehend and interpret New York State Corrections Law, New York City Administrative Codes, Laws, Rules and Regulations, as well as DOB policies and procedures.

¿ Utilize electronic research databases to investigate pending applicants.

¿ Respond to, and address written and verbal inquiries from the public.

¿ Answer the Licensing hotline and respond to inquiries regarding background document submissions and final determinations.

¿ Work on various special projects and tasks as assigned by the Director of Licensing and Exams.

¿ Complete other tasks and work related to the license exams transition project

Minimum Qual Requirements

1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and four years of satisfactory, full-time progressively responsible clerical/administrative experience requiring independent decision-making concerning program management or planning, allocation for resources and the scheduling and assignment of work, 18 months of which must have been in an administrative, managerial, executive or supervisory capacity. The supervisory work must have been in the supervision of staff performing clerical/administrative work of more than moderate difficulty; or

2. An associate degree or 60 semester credits from an accredited college and five years of satisfactory, full-time progressively responsible experience as described in "1" above, 18 months of which must have been in an administrative, managerial, executive or supervisory capacity. The supervisory work must have been in the supervision of staff performing clerical/administrative work of more than moderate difficulty; or

3. A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent and six years of

satisfactory, full-time progressively responsible experience as described in "1"

above, 18 months of which must have been in an administrative, managerial,

executive or supervisory capacity. The supervisory work must have been in the

supervision of staff performing clerical/administrative work of more than

moderate difficulty; or

4. Education and/or experience equivalent to "1", "2" or "3" above. However, all

candidates must possess the 18 months of administrative, managerial, executive or supervisory experience as described in "1", "2" or "3" above. Education above

the high school level may be substituted for the general clerical/administrative

experience (but not for the administrative, managerial, executive or supervisory

experience described in "1", "2" or "3" above) at a rate of 30 semester credits

from an accredited college for 6 months of experience up to a maximum of 3½

years.

Preferred Skills

Preferred candidate should possess the following:
o Excellent written and verbal communication skills

o Experience in office/business environment

o Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, Lexis Nexis, and Westlaw

o Proven ability to learn quickly, multi-task, prioritize work load

Organized, detail- oriented, self-motivated with ability to follow-through on assigned tasks

To Apply

Please go to www.nyc.gov/careers or www.nyc.gov/ess for current NYC employees and search for Job ID# 116426

No phone calls, faxes or personal inquiries permitted.

NOTE: ONLY THOSE CANDIDATES UNDER CONSIDERATION WILL BE CONTACTED

Hours/Shift

35 hours (minimum)

Work Location

280 Broadway, 6th Floor, N.Y.

Residency Requirement

New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.

POSTING DATE:
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02/01/2013

02/14/2013

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