New York State Police

Civilian Employment

Position Information

Application Due By: July 1, 2016
Title: Assistant Counsel
Location: Albany , NY 12226
Various Counties
Grade: NS
Employment Type: Full Time
Union Representation: Member Management/Confidential
Duties & Responsibilities: An attorney admitted to practice in the State of New York. The attorney will handle all facets of work in State Police Counsel's Office, including, but not limited to:

Assisting in litigation pending in state and federal courts wherein the Office of Attorney General represents the Division of State Police or its members;

Serving as the primary attorney in litigation pending in the Division of Human Rights, the EEOC, or other fora wherein the State Police represents itself;

Responding to subpoena requests, including the collection of documents and preparation of motions, when necessary;

Responding to legal questions from sworn and civilian members of the State Police;

Handling sworn member and civilian disciplinary proceedings, including the preparation of charges and other legal memoranda, and the presentation of evidence before the appropriate tribunal;

Responding to Freedom of Information Law Requests and Appeals, including the collection of documents and the formulation of legal responses;

Train State Police personnel, when needed, including the preparation of training material; and

Assist in the review and formulation of State Police policy.
Minimum and/or Preferred Qualifications: Candidates must have been admitted to the New York State Bar and must have had two years of experience in the practice of law subsequent to admission to the Bar.
Additional Comments: This position does not require that the candidate has taken and passed a NYS Civil Service examination, or currently holds a qualifying position within the NYS Civil Service System. This position will be filled through a resume review and interview process.

Resumes will be evaluated to determine whether candidates will proceed to the interview phase of the process.

Contact Information

Contact Name: MaryEllen Tedesco, Assistant Director of Personnel
Contact Address: New York State Police
Building 22
1220 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12226
Contact Phone: 518/457-3840
Contact Fax: 518/485-2293
Additional Instructions: Kindly submit via U.S. Mail or FAX a letter of intent and complete resume.


Web page posted June 21, 2016.