FYI, if cannot use it pass it along to someone who can. See attachments. sign, Joe Plummer (JP) joeplummer@xxxxxxx ------------------------------------------- From: OLS HUMAN RESOURCES[SMTP:OLSHUMANRESOURCES@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] Sent: Friday, January 07, 2011 3:38:08 PM To: !ALL JOINT; !ALL SENATE; !HSE All House; !PUBLIC COUNSEL; AG Auditor General Staff; All OPPAGA Subject: Job Announcement: Senate Committee on Reapportionment (2 Positions) Auto forwarded by a Rule The Florida Legislature The Florida Senate Committee on Reapportionment Job Title: Attorney (2 Positions) General Summary: This is legal work conducting research relating to the Senate Committee on Reapportionment. The person in this position functions as a technical expert to the committees, other legislators, and the public on subject matters under the jurisdiction of the committees. Under supervision of the staff director and committee members, the legislative attorney applies this expertise when researching and preparing staff analyses, reports, legislation, and amendments; responding to inquiries; developing correspondence; and providing legal counsel and advice to the committees. Examples of Work Performed: Assists with legal research in evaluating state statutes and preparation of legal opinions on questions submitted by authorized persons. Prepares and drafts routine contracts, agreements, and related legal documents for authorized parties. Drafts legislative bills, resolutions, and amendments in technically complete language. Provides legal counsel and advice to legislators and legislative committees on legal matters including the development of legislation and legislative programs; interprets state and federal legislation related to programs of any governmental unit. Recommends needed changes to legislation based upon trends in case law, agency comment or citizen request. Performs legal research concerning the interpretation of Florida Statutes and on other matters in question for members and staff of the Legislature; answers telephone inquiries and composes routine responses to constituents. Assists in representing the Legislature in court and at legislative or administrative hearings under supervision of more experienced attorneys. Maintains communications with agency heads, or their assigned deputies, assistants, and agency general counsel. 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, press, and lobbyists. 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. 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 Legislative Services Human Resources Office Suite 701, 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.