Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 12/20/17
Applications Due: 01/05/18
Vacancy ID: 46202

Position Information

AgencyLabor, Department of

TitleAssociate Attorney - Albany

Occupational CategoryLegal

Salary Grade663

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $94609 to $119555 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No


County Albany

Street Address Harriman State Campus

Building 12

City Albany


Zip Code12240

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications Note: Candidates must be reachable on the current eligible list for this title. If you are on the examination eligible list for the position title in this location, you do not need to respond to this posting unless you are also eligible for appointment by one of the qualifications listed below.

52.6 TRANSFER QUALIFICATIONS: You may qualify for transfer if you have one year of permanent competitive service in a title allocated to a Grade 27/M-2 or above and your title is
designated “Administrative” under Section 52.6 of the Civil Service Law. Transfer candidates must also possess a law degree from an accredited college or university and be able to provide evidence of current registration to practice law in New York State.

Duties Description Under the direction of the Counsel and the Deputy Counsel, the Associate Attorney performs complex and difficult professional legal work involving a high degree of sensitivity and responsibility as the Department’s legal specialist in the administration and enforcement of the Department’s Unemployment Insurance and Employment and Workforce Solutions programs. The Associate Attorney is responsible for managing the Senior Attorneys assigned to the Federal Programs Unit and their workloads. As part of these duties, the Associate Attorney is regularly called upon to provide legal analysis and recommendation regarding legislative, regulatory, and a broad range of inquiries and requests generated by programs areas, agency leadership, and the executive chamber.

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Contact Information

Name Kristen Symonds

Telephone 518-457-1020

Fax 518-485-9495

Email Address


Street State Office Campus

Building 12, Room 561

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12240


Notes on ApplyingTo be considered for this position, interested applicants should e-mail a cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word or PDF format to Please include the title, location and vacancy ID #46202 you are applying for in the subject line of your e-mail. Failure to do so may result in the delay of processing your application. In order to qualify you for the position, when you have current or prior New York State employment, you may be contacted by the NYSDOL Personnel Bureau for your social security number to confirm your employment history.