The Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS), the municipal civil service commission for the City of New York, seeks to hire an Assistant General Counsel to work in the general area of employment law. The selected candidate will represent the City of New York before the City Civil Service Commission (“CCSC”) on cases of disqualification of candidates from positions in the civil service and research and advise on employment laws and personnel rules and regulations. Additionally, the selected candidate will assist on litigation brought against the agency in the areas of personnel and civil service law and monitor and respond to EEO complaints filed with federal, state and local human rights agencies.
Minimum Qual Requirements
Graduation from an accredited United States law school as defined in the Rules of the New York Court of Appeals (Sections 520.3 or 520.5) or admission to the New York State Bar.
This class of positions has a maximum two year term (typically resolved by promotion, if all requirements are met, to the next civil service title, Agency Attorney)
Please go to www.nyc.gov/careers and search for Job ID # 116010
For current City employees please go to www.nyc.gov/ess and log into Employee Self Service.
NO PHONE CALLS, FAXES OR PERSONAL INQUIRIES PERMITTED.
NOTE: ONLY THOSE CANDIDATES UNDER CONSIDERATION WILL BE CONTACTED.
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.
NYC Careers - 21 months ago
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