Deputy Public Defender I , County of San Bernardino, CA
APPLY BY: 5:00 p.m. on 03/14/14
Applicants are encouraged to apply online: http://www.sbcounty.gov/hr
The Office of the Public Defender is recruiting for Deputy Public Defender I. This is an entry level class in the Deputy Public Defender series, offering an exciting learning opportunity for a challenging career in criminal defense work. Deputy Public Defenders represent indigent defendants and provide skilled legal counsel and courtroom advocacy at all critical phases of state level criminal and civil commitment litigation.
English-Spanish Bilingual Candidates are encouraged to apply and may receive additional compensation for bilingual skills.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Assignment: Applicants must be willing to accept assignment throughout the County depending on the needs of the department. Background: Applicants must pass a background investigation, including fingerprinting, prior to appointment. Travel: Travel throughout the County is required and employees may be required to make provisions for transportation. At the time of hire, applicants must have a valid California driver license and proof of automobile liability insurance. Promotion: Incumbents in the Deputy Public Defender I class are eligible for promotion to Deputy Public Defender II, III and IV upon meeting the minimum requirements for the class and receiving a satisfactory work performance evaluation. Incumbents may earn up to $140,317 as a Deputy Public Defender IV.
LICENSE: Active membership and in good standing with the State Bar of California.
Bilingual Skills (Spanish/English) are desirable and should be noted on the application. Bilingual compensation may be available; additional testing may be required.
There will be a competitive evaluation of qualifications based on a review of the Application and Supplemental Questionnaire. It is to your advantage to provide as much relevant and detailed work experience as possible, as résumés will not be accepted in lieu of the application materials.
|The Human Resources Department reserves the right to modify the examination process in accordance with the Personnel Rules and accepted selection practices.|
Summer Internship – Latin America Program, Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Miami, Florida
Planned Parenthood Federation of America
Summer Internship – Latin America Program
Planned Parenthood Federation of America is the nation’s leading women’s health care provider, educator and advocate, serving women, men, teens and families. For more than 90 years, Planned Parenthood has done more than any other organization in the United States to improve women’s health and safety, prevent unintended pregnancies and advance the right and ability of individuals and families to make informed and responsible choices.
Planned Parenthood Global works with allies worldwide to ensure that all women and men have the right and the means to meet their sexual and reproductive health care needs. The Latin America Program seeks an intern to help further the goals of the organization by working with its team.
Interns will have the opportunity to become familiar with key players in the international sexual and reproductive health communities with a focus on Latin America. Interns will learn about Planned Parenthood Global’s work and programs by reviewing documents, participating in meetings or workshops and viewing presentations and videos.
Duties and Responsibilities include:
- Navigate media outlets to compile and distribute important related articles and reports.
- Analyze project-related data and create charts based on results.
- Research and literature reviews.
- Create a fact sheet or bibliography on maternal mortality and morbidity in Latin America Review and categorize manuals, presentations, toolkits and other resources by topics such as adolescent health, peer education, advocacy, human rights, etc.
- Compile, categorize and enter new and existing resources to an online database.
- Scan documents to be filed electronically.
- Logistical support for international meetings and travel.
- Review, edit and translate documents.
Position Requirements include:
- A strong commitment to the mission of Planned Parenthood and a passion for sexual and reproductive health and rights.
- Computer skills, including Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel), Internet research.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Strong analytical skills.
- Fluency in Spanish preferred.
Length of Internship/Hours details:
- Summer semester internship in downtown Miami office, June – August 2014; 20 hours per week.
- Internship could be completed in conjunction with a school credit program.
- To apply please send cover letter, resume, and letter of recommendation to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Applications for this position will be accepted until March 14, 2014.
Planned Parenthood Federation of America is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a non-discriminatory work environment. Planned Parenthood does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law and is committed to creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity and inclusion, respect and integrity, customer focus, and innovation.
Part-Time Assistant Attorney, Oregon Metro
Position Title: Assistant Attorney, part-time
Deadline to apply: March 17, 2014 @ 5:00pm, Pacific
Salary: $43,751 – $62,146 annually
One part-time position is available; 20 hours/week (.50 FTE). The salary range posted is prorated to reflect the part-time status of this position (full-time salary range is $87,502 – $124,291 annually). This is a limited duration position funded by an operating levy. Minimum duration of the funding for this position is June 30, 2018. Limited duration positions are benefits eligible.
Responsible for providing legal counsel, advice and legal services primarily related to planning, permitting, and obtaining approvals for projects to implement the Metro Parks and Natural Areas levy, with emphasis on state and local land use laws and planning documents, and federal environmental and natural resource regulations. The Metro Parks and Natural Areas levy is a five-year local option levy passed by the Metro regional voters in May 2013 to care for Metro’s growing portfolio of natural areas and regional parks. Position reports to the Metro Attorney.
Please include a resume and short cover letter with your application materials.
An active license to practice law in Oregon, graduation from an accredited law school, and active membership in the Oregon Bar Association. This is not an entry-level legal position; a minimum of two years active experience as an attorney is required. Three years experience is preferred.
To apply: visit www.oregonmetro.gov/jobs for the complete job announcement and a link to our online hiring center. Metro is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
GENERAL ATTORNEY, OFFICE OF GENERAL COUNSEL, US SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION (SEC)
Office of General Counsel
Position Number: 14-EX-1046416-CMH
Location: Washington, DC
Compensation: $81,225.00 to $162,720.00
The mission of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is to protect investors, maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets, and facilitate capital formation.
This position is in the Office of General Counsel in Washington, DC. The General Counsel is the chief legal officer of the Commission and heads the Office of the General Counsel (OGC). The office provides a variety of legal services to the Commission and staff, and is divided into five groups: Appellate, General Litigation, Adjudication, Legal Policy, and Business/Technical Support. For more information about the Office of General Counsel, please visit: http://www.sec.gov/about/offices/ogc.htm
The incumbent will serve as a Staff Attorney within the General Litigation Group of the Office of the General Counsel. Work assignments may include the following:
- Responsible for ensuring the Commission is in compliance with its litigation hold responsibilities
- Performs all aspects of the e-discovery process which requires competency in the standard IT practices, tools and techniques pertaining to e-discovery
- Develops protocols to efficiently collect data from IT systems and oversees review and analysis of the data while maintaining the chain of custody, ensuring data integrity, and providing quality deliverables
For important information about this position, including details on duties, qualifications, and how to apply, please visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/361166400 . You must apply for this position by February 21, 2014 through: www.USAJobs.gov
The SEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer
COMMISSIONER OF MEDIATION (MEDIATOR), FEDERAL MEDIATION AND CONCILIATION SERVICE (FMCS)
JOB TITLE: COMMISSIONER OF MEDIATION (MEDIATOR)
Do you have several years of experience negotiating collective bargaining agreements? Do you have a demonstrated talent for identifying “win-win” solutions in high-stakes disputes? Are you able to maintain your customer’s perceptions of your neutrality? Are you skilled at delivering training and persuading others of the value of building cooperative relationships? Do you have the initiative and self-motivation to establish yourself regionally through outreach?
If so, we would like to have you fill out an application to be a Commissioner of Mediation for the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service. Though competition is fierce and the selection process rigorous, our employees love their work and FMCS is consistently named one of the best places to work in the federal government. We maintain a standing register of applicants and periodically have vacancies at various locations throughout the country.
Company Name: Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS)
*Excepted Service Position*
Industry: Serving the Private and Public Sectors
Position Title: Mediator, GS-241-13 (Promotion potential to GS-14)
Closing Date: Until Filled
Starting Salary: (GS-13, Step 1): $82, 642*
Salary Range: (GS-13, Step 1 $82,642 to GS-14, Step 10 $150,291)*
*Actual amount varies by geographic location
Employment Type: Full-time, Permanent
Min Experience: 6+ years
Required Travel: Frequent Travel
Key Requirements: U.S. Citizen or National, Two (2) year probationary period, a background investigation and/or security clearance may be required as a condition of employment.
Job Function: As a neutral mediator, help labor and management to resolve labor/employment disputes, avoid work stoppages, and maintain or improve labor/management relationships.
Job Description and Specific Responsibilities: The mediator is responsible for promoting and contributing to labor-management peace through active participation in the collective bargaining process. The major job duties are:
- Mediation of disputes
- Facilitation of the bargaining and negotiation process
- Grievance mediation
- Relationship development
- Advocacy and outreach
- Substantial experience in the negotiation of collective bargaining agreements, preferably in a leadership/spokesperson role or similar role.
- Utilization of varied bargaining processes.
- Substantial knowledge of contract language.
- Familiarity with a broad scope of subjects, experiences in numerous and diverse bargaining circumstances.
- Knowledge of cooperative processes and techniques to improve labor-management relationships.
The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) was established in 1947 to promote the development of sound and stable labor-management relations. If you want to learn more about FMCS, please visit our website www.fmcs.gov.
For details about qualification requirements and application procedures, please click on the following link: http://www.fmcs.gov/assets/files/HumanResources/MED13.pdf or call 202-606-5460.
We appreciate diversity and we are an equal opportunity employer.
Littler Mendelson – Associate Attorney Openings (Nationwide)
Littler Mendelson – Associate Attorney Openings (Nationwide)
Littler is looking for the best and brightest to join our ever-growing and thriving team. For more information about specific associate openings, please visit the Careers section of our website: http://www.littler.com/careers.
Littler is the largest global employment and labor law practice with more than 1,000 attorneys in over 60 offices worldwide. Littler represents management in all aspects of employment and labor law and serves as a single source solution provider to the global employer community. Consistently recognized in the industry as a leading and innovative law practice, Littler has been litigating, mediating and negotiating some of the most influential employment law cases and labor contracts on record for over 70 years. Littler is the collective trade name for an international legal practice, the practicing entities of which are separate and distinct professional firms. For more information visit: www.littler.com.
We offer a generous benefits package to all full-time employees. Littler Mendelson is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
No telephone calls please.
Director Position, Utton Transboundary Resources Center, New Mexico
Utton Transboundary Resources Center at University of New Mexico School of Law invites applications for the Director position. Candidates require J.D. degree, ten years related professional or academic experience, and two years water, environmental, or natural resources law and/or policy:
Apply by February 15, 2014; position will remain open until filled.
For complete information, visit the UNMJobs website: https://unmjobs.unm.edu/ as posting number 0823620. The University of New Mexico is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Educator.
Deputy Chief Counsel, U. S. Department of Transportation, Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) in Washington, DC
U. S. Department of Transportation, Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)
Deputy Chief Counsel – Location: Washington, DC – Salary Range: $120,749 to $174,300
The FRA is currently recruiting for the Senior Executive Service (SES) position of Deputy Chief Counsel. The Deputy Chief Counsel will provide guidance in addressing legal issues associated with the establishment and execution of policy, programs, and procedures. The incumbent must have senior-level legal experience on enforcement, regulatory or legislative activities, as well as strong communication skills to work with a wide-range of stakeholders, from members of Congress, to the public, in carrying out the agency’s legal responsibilities.
- The incumbent will be required to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance and will be subject to drug testing.
- All applicants must have successfully completed a full course of study in a school of law accredited by the American Bar Association leading to a professional law degree – JD or LLB.
- All applicants must be an active member in good standing of a state, territory of the United States, District of Columbia, or Commonwealth of Puerto Rico bar.
- Additional information regarding the duties and qualification requirements can be found in the vacancy announcement located on USAJOBS at https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/358760500 or FRA’s website at http://www.fra.dot.gov/Page/P0008
Applicants must apply via USAJOBS at https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/358760500
Assistant General Counsel, MTA Bridges and Tunnels
Assistant General Counsel
Job ID: 78653
Location: Manhattan – Downtown
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Application Deadline: January 31, 2014 Job Title: Assistant General Counsel
Department/Division: Law Work Location: 2 Broadway
Earnings Potential: Min: $81,680 – Mid:$102,102
Assistant General Counsel functions under the supervision of the General Counsel, with latitude for discretion and independent judgment in providing legal advice, direction and representation in connection with the Authority Workers’ Compensation and General Liability Programs including, but not limited to, the following:
- Manage the Workers’ Compensation and Limited Duty Programs, including supervision of the Authority’s third-party administrator, outside Workers’ Compensation counsel and Authority staff.
- Provide legal advice and direction and coordinate Workers’ Compensation and Limited Duty matters with Operations, Human Resources, Labor Relations and Equal Employment Opportunity and other departments, which may involve statutory, contract and policy interpretations.
- Manage the Authority’s General Liability Program, including supervision of outside counsel, coordination with other MTA agencies with responsibility for defending the Authority’s interest in general liability matters and enforcement of contractual defense and indemnification rights against contractors.
- Manage the Authority’s restitution program and property damage claims processing, direct litigation and make settlement recommendations.
- Review subpoenas and Freedom of Information Law requests and determine compliance requirements and conduct litigation when necessary, coordinate document production and production of witnesses.
- Draft, formulate and review rules, regulations, policies and procedures and provide written legal opinions.
- Assist the Authority’s Assistant Secretary in preparing monthly minutes of Authority Committee and Board meetings.
- J.D. degree required from an accredited law school.
- Admission to the Bar in the State of New York.
- Four (4) years of recent full-time responsible, relevant and satisfactory legal experience subsequent to admission to the Bar with extensive experience in the management of Workers Compensation and General Liability Programs and knowledge of laws, rules and regulations related to Workers’ Compensation, Tort, Insurance, Civil Service, New York Labor Law §§200, 240, 241 and Public Officers-Freedom of Information Law.
How To Apply:
Please visit http://mta.info/mta/employment/ click on “Bridges and Tunnels”, then click on “Agree”, then check the box “Bridges and Tunnels” and finally, search for “Job ID: 78653, Assistant General Counsel.
MTA Bridges and Tunnels is an Equal Opportunity Employer
MTA METRO-NORTH RAILROAD- LABOR RELATIONS REPRESENTATIVE
LABOR RELATIONS REPRESENTATIVE
Location: Manhattan – Midtown
Job ID #: 78824
Salary Range: Min: $ 57,226 / Mid: $71,533 / Max: $ 85,840
Application Deadline: 1/12/2014
Playing a vital role in the economy of New York State and Connecticut, Metro-North Railroad, a subsidiary of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), is the busiest commuter railroad in the nation with an annual ridership of over 82 million. A dynamic organization with a strong focus on customer service, safety, and new technologies, Metro-North employs approximately 5,900 people. Operating out of its home base in New York City’s historic Grand Central Terminal, the railroad’s three lines serve 120 stations in seven counties in New York and two counties in Connecticut. In 2011, Metro-North received the prestigious International Brunel Award for Overall Excellence in Railroad Design, recognizing its continuing work as a more efficient operation, its commitment to sustainability, and its focus on providing excellent customer service. Metro-North was the first American railroad to win this coveted award in its 26-year history. The competition is open to all passenger and freight railroads in the world. Metro-North has a reputation for rewarding employee resourcefulness and innovation, and offers excellent job opportunities in a challenging and diverse environment.
- Assist in the administration of labor agreements to protect the Company’s financial interests and prevent labor disputes. Provide interpretation and application of labor agreements in support of department and Metro-North corporate goals.
- Arrange, attend and participate in monthly conferences with union representatives to discuss grievance and discipline appeals; review claims, grievances and discipline transcripts to discuss at meeting; prepare letters of decision to Union General Chairman.
- Answer telephone inquiries and written requests from line management regarding the application or interpretation of labor agreements.
- Respond to correspondence from outside agencies, employees.
- Prepare briefs, review discipline and grievance records for arbitration.
- Act as Company advocate at arbitration hearings.
- Meet with supervisors and managers of other departments to discuss labor issues and implications and application of various rules of the agreements.
- Working knowledge of federal and state employment and labor laws.
- Working knowledge of mediation techniques.
- Familiarity with the interpretation and application of FMLA and ADA.
- Strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with all levels in the Company and external contacts.
- Working knowledge of collective bargaining agreements, arbitration procedures and the ability to analyze labor issues and apply the agreements to those issues.
- Must be able to conform to specific time limitations and deadlines.
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and/or comparable applications.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial/Labor Relations or related field.
- Minimum two years’ experience in Labor Relations, Labor contract administration including grievance handling and the presentation of arbitration cases.
- A Law degree or Master’s degree may be substituted for experience.
- Law Degree.
- Master’s degree in Industrial/Labor relations or related major.
To be selected for a position, an applicant must: (1) meet the minimum requirements in the job posting, (2) satisfy a background investigation (which includes credit, if applicable), and (3) pass an oral interview, during which the interviewers will further evaluate the applicant’s qualifications for the position. Because the selection process is competitive, not all qualified applicants are granted an interview. If the Company extends a conditional offer to an applicant, it may require him/ her to undergo a medical examination, which may include toxicological testing.
We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.
Those interested in this excellent opportunity please apply in confidence directly at http://www.mta.info/mta/employment/ and search for Job ID 78824
MTA Metro-North Railroad is an Equal Opportunity Employer