Deputy Public Defender I , County of San Bernardino, CA

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The County of San Bernardino
invites application for the position of

Deputy Public Defender I
Job Announcement Number:  14-04160-01

SALARY
$29.58 - $34.10 Hourly    $5,127.20 - $5,910.67 Monthly       $61,526.40 - $70,928.00 Annually

 APPLY BY:  5:00 p.m. on 03/14/14 

Applicants are encouraged to apply online:  http://www.sbcounty.gov/hr

THE POSITION

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.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

LICENSE: Active membership and in good standing with the State Bar of California.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Bilingual Skills (Spanish/English) are desirable and should be noted on the application. Bilingual compensation may be available; additional testing may be required.

SELECTION PROCESS

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.

Applications may be obtained and filed online at:  http://www.sbcounty.gov/hr
(909) 387-8304 TTY Users: 711
157 West Fifth Street, 1st Floor, San Bernardino, CA 92415
An Equal Employment Opportunity and ADA Compliant Employer

                                                                                                                                      ATT-Issue Date: 3/1/14 LC/AF

 

Summer Internship – Latin America Program, Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Miami, Florida

Planned Parenthood Federation of America

Summer Internship – Latin America Program

Miami, Florida 

 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:

Position Requirements include:

Length of Internship/Hours details:

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

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Company:  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.

Minimum Requirements:

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)

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General Attorney
Office of General Counsel

Position Number: 14-EX-1046416-CMH
Location: Washington, DC
Compensation: $81,225.00 to $162,720.00
Grade: SK-12/13

Overview:
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:

To Apply:

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

If you need additional information contact Jeffery Anoka, Outreach Coordinator, Office of Minority and Women Inclusion (OMWI) at 202-551-6086 or anokaj@sec.gov.

The SEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

www.sec.gov

 

 

 

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 TitleMediator, 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:

Job Requirements:

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: 
http://www.unm.edu/~oeounm/facpost.html.
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.

Eligibility Requirements:

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
Regular/Temporary:   Regular
Application Deadline: January 31, 2014 Job Title: Assistant General Counsel
Department/Division: Law Work Location: 2 Broadway

Compensation:

Earnings Potential: Min: $81,680 – Mid:$102,102

Responsibilities:

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:

Qualifications:

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

CAREER OPPORTUNITY

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

OPENING

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.

POSITION OBJECTIVE

RESPONSIBILITIES

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

PREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

SELECTION CRITERIA

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