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Agency Attorney, Level III

Agency Attorney, Level III

Posted on: 09/18/2023
  1. Full-time



  1. No exam required


Legal Bureau/Civ and Cadet

$79,620.00 – $117,541.00

Job Description

The mission of the New York City Police Department is to enhance the quality of life in New York City by working in partnership with the community to enforce the law, preserve peace, protect the people, reduce fear, and maintain order. The NYPD strives to foster a safe and fair city by incorporating Neighborhood Policing into all facets of Department operations, and solve the problems that create crime and disorder through an interdependent relationship between the people and its police, and by pioneering strategic innovation.

The Legal Bureau seeks an Agency Attorney Level III who will be responsible for the following:

- Provide legal counsel and guidance to members of the service on issues surrounding SQF law.
- Liaise with the Federal Monitor and her team to ensure compliance with the Court ordered mandates.
- Conduct Legal research on issues related to the Federal Monitorship.
- Oversee the production of data and documents requested in the course of the federal monitorship.

Minimum Qualifications

1. Admission to the New York State Bar; and either "2" or "3" below.
2. One year of satisfactory United States legal experience subsequent to admission to any state bar; or
3. Six months of satisfactory service as an Agency Attorney Interne (30086).
Incumbents must remain Members of the New York State Bar in good standing for the duration of this employment.
In addition to meeting the minimum Qualification Requirements:
To be assigned to Assignment Level (AL) II, candidates must have one year of experience at Assignment Level I or two years of comparable legal experience subsequent to admission to the bar, in the areas of law related to the assignment. To be assigned to AL III candidates must have two years of experience in Assignment Levels I and/or II or three years of comparable legal experience subsequent to admission to the bar, in the areas of law related to the assignment.

Preferred Skills

Excellent writing, legal research, analytical and communication skills Litigation experience Self-motivated, ability to multi-task and meet deadlines: and Strong attention to detail.
Residency Requirement

New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.
Additional Information

The City of New York is an inclusive equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.

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Agency Attorney, Level III

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1 Police Plaza, N.Y.

  1. Legal Affairs