Job Details

Senior Attorney

Company name

Florida Department of Financial Services

Organization Type


Job Type


Valid Through

Nov 26,2019

Posted on

Aug 13,2019

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 55000 to 65000 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


Tallahassee, FL, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Contract Law >> Contract Law
Finance >> Finance - General
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Senior Attorney
The candidate will Provide counsel to other department staff on matters affecting the department and the Chief Financial Officer. Provide in-house opinions in areas under the jurisdiction of the department and the Chief Financial Officer on designated matters, including providing legal advice and assistance to the offices and divisions within the department regarding procurement, contracting, and rulemaking matters. Handle all legal aspects of rule promulgation by the department, including research, drafting, analysis, and review. Handle opinions on rules. Prepare procurement and contract template documents. Review procurement and contract documents regarding matters within the jurisdiction of the department and the Chief Financial Officer and determine compliance with applicable state and federal laws and department rules. Handle all aspects of legislation affecting the department and the Chief Financial Officer as-needed, including research, drafting, and analysis. Provide opinions regarding legislation and statutory interpretation. Act as a mentor providing guidance and assistance to designated attorneys and staff.

Qualification and Experience

An Admittance to the Florida Bar is required. Preference will be given to applicants with 2+ years’ experience as a licensed attorney and one (1) or more years’ experience with either: 1) chapter 287, Florida Statutes, procurement and contracting processes, or 2) procurement and contracting for a public entity. Knowledge of Microsoft Office and either Westlaw or Lexis/Nexis legal research tools is required.

Additional info

Position Number: 43000578

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Florida Department of Financial Services
P.O. Box 110
Tallahassee, FL 32302-011