EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL SERVICES

The Florida Department of Financial Services (DFS), led by Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis, is hiring Senior Attorneys and Attorneys for its Contracts & Rulemaking section. DFS Senior Attorneys work on a sophisticated portfolio with a high degree of private-sector relevance, and DFS Attorneys are provide training and experience for those new to the practice of law. The minimum salary for Senior Attorneys is $63,612 with benefits (state health insurance and retirement contributions) worth approximately $25,708 (per DMS). The minimum salary for Attorneys is $51,540 with benefits (state health insurance and retirement contributions) worth approximately $23,260 (per DMS). Attorneys with relevant experience may be hired at a higher salary. These positions are located in Tallahassee.

The Contracts & Rulemaking section represents DFS and its 13 divisions with contract drafting, amending, editing, and negotiations to ensure compliance with applicable state and federal laws. Attorneys in this section play a key role in competitive solicitations pursuant to chapters 120 and 287, Florida Statutes, by providing legal counsel to the contracting divisions and the Office of Purchasing and Contractual Services. The attorneys also handle all aspects of rule promulgation for the Department including drafting, analysis, legal research, conducting workshops and hearings, and managing rule challenges.

For details, contact Beverley DiGirolamo at Beverley.digirolamo@myfloridacfo.com.

STATE AND FEDERAL GOVERNMENT & ADMINISTRATIVE PRACTICE CERTIFICATION

Study Guide Materials

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SFGAP Certification Exam Materials

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