Opening Date: 08/27/2013 / Closing Date: 09/06/2013
SCDC Internal Title: Attorney I
Position #: 018843
Location: Office of General Counsel, Columbia (Richland)
Work Time: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Salary Range: $ 33,771 - $ 53,379
Description of Duties:
Represents agency in defense of civil lawsuits, including investigation, case preparation, trial preparation and appeals. Includes complex and/or sensitive litigation; represents agency before state personnel grievance committee as well as in appeals. Works with associated attorneys in outside counsel cases, including providing background information, case analysis and relevant law. Provides legal advice to agency employees, attorneys, court officials and other agencies in interpretation of state and federal laws and agency policy and procedures. Reviews agency policy; develops new agency policy to comport with relevant statutes and case law. Responds to correspondence from attorneys, court officials and state agencies. Conducts independent legal research, and works independently in performance of all of the above.
STATE OF SC MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
A juris doctor degree or its equivalent from an accredited law school. Necessary special requirement: Membership in the South Carolina Bar within six (6) months of employment.
AGENCY ADDITIONAL TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Membership in the South Carolina Bar and completion of Rule 403 requirements within six (6) months of employment.
All interested candidates should contact Kelvin A. Perry, Human Resources Manager, via e-mail and/or telephone to request for an employment application.
Recruiting and Employment Office
4502 Broad River Road
Columbia, SC 29223