FYI, if cannot use it please pass along to someone who can. sign, Joe Plummer (JP) joeplummer@xxxxxxx ------------------------------------------- From: OLS HUMAN RESOURCES[SMTP:OLSHUMANRESOURCES@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] Sent: Friday, January 21, 2011 3:15:06 PM To: !ALL JOINT; !ALL SENATE; !HSE All House; !PUBLIC COUNSEL; AG Auditor General Staff; All OPPAGA Subject: Job Announcement - Office of Public Counsel Auto forwarded by a Rule The Florida Legislature Office of Public Counsel Job Title: Attorney General Summary: The Office of Public Counsel has a full-time attorney vacancy. This position provides legal representation for the people of the State of Florida in proceedings before the Florida Public Service Commission and in proceedings before counties pursuant to Section 367.171(8), F.S. This position also handles appeals from orders issued by the Florida Public Service Commission before the Florida Supreme Court. Under the supervision of the Public Counsel and Deputy Public Counsel, this position applies his or her legal expertise to handle complex regulatory utility litigation, to research federal and state utility issues, to conduct legal discovery, and to prepare legal pleadings and briefs. The attorney must be able to assimilate and analyze a variety of complex legislative and legal concepts relating to regulatory utility issues. Examples of Work Performed: Handles administrative litigation before the Florida Public Service Commission and certain specified counties on utility matters. Assists with legal research in evaluating state statutes and preparation of legal opinions on questions relating to utility issues. Prepares and drafts routine pleadings, briefs, agreements, and related legal documents relating to utility issues. Provides legal counsel on behalf of utility ratepayers on legal matters related to utility matters that come before the Florida Public Service Commission; interprets state and federal legislation related to utility matters. Performs legal research concerning the interpretation of Florida Statutes and on other utility matters in question. Performs other related duties as required. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of legal terminology. Knowledge of Florida laws and legal procedure. Skill in reading comprehension, analysis, research, and organization. Ability to provide legal counsel. Ability to interpret state and federal legislation, laws, and rules. Ability to employ legal reasoning and to foresee possible legal problems. Ability to communicate effectively and concisely, both orally and in writing. Ability to take action in situations which lack clear direction. Ability to take initiative on independent research projects. Ability to deal tactfully and courteously with the public and press. Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate work assignments. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. Ability to use independent judgment when releasing information to the public. Ability to collect and analyze data. Ability to conduct meetings and to make presentations. Ability to perform legal writing and prepare various legal documents. Ability to research legal documents and legal references. Minimum Qualifications: Admission to the Florida Bar. Preference will be given to candidates with: Experience in federal, state and/or local government regulatory utility matters; and experience in regulatory litigation. Salary: $38,220 - $82,608 annually. The Legislature offers a competitive benefits package. Application Deadline: Open until filled Submission of Application: Qualified applicants should send a completed legislative application and resume to: Office of Public Counsel Suite 812, Claude Pepper Building 111 West Madison Street Tallahassee, FL 32399-1400 Applications are available through the Florida Legislature's website Online Sunshine or by calling (850) 488-6803. Accommodation for Disability: If an accommodation is needed for a disability, please notify Human Resources at (850) 488-6803. Check out the TABI resource web page at http://acorange.home.comcast.net/TABI and please make suggestions for new material. if you'd like to unsubscribe you can do so through the freelists.org web interface, or by sending an email to the address tabi-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with the word "unsubscribe" in the subject.