Attorney III

Job Posting

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**Please Note: Until further notice, applications can be submitted via email to the contact person listed below.**

POSTED:    04-15-2021 

CLOSES:    04-26-2021 Extended through 5-10-2021

JOB POSTING NO:    015079SC 

PAYROLL TITLE:    ATTORNEY III 

EXTENDED TITLE:    Section Supervisor   

SALARY: GR. B25 – ($5718.41 / Monthly) 

VACANCY LOCATION:    Huntsville, TX 

UNIT/DEPT:    State Counsel for Offenders 

PAYROLL JOB#:    019060 

*Longevity Pay 
*Regular Service Retirement 
*Telephonic Interviews Will Not Be Accepted 
*Work Site Visits Will Not Be Conducted 
*No Study Material 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

1. Graduation from a law school accredited by an organization 
Recognized by the Counsel for Higher Education Accreditation 
(CHEA) or by the United States Department of Education (USDE) 
with a Bachelor or Laws (LL.B.) or Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree. 

2. Five years full-time, wage-earning legal experience as a 
licensed attorney. 

3. Litigation or criminal law experience preferred. 

4. Experience in the supervision of employees preferred. 

5. Experience in the management and direction of legal 
programs preferred. 

6. Must maintain a current active license to practice law in the 
State of Texas during employment with State Counsel for Offenders 
through the State Bar of Texas or other appropriate Texas 
licensing authority. 

**The salary for an ERS Retiree (or non-contributing member) will 
be $5258.69.** 

The following Military Occupational Specialty codes are generally 
applicable to this position. Applicants must fully complete the 
summary of experience to determine if minimum qualifications are met. 
27, 250X, LGL10, 04, 44, 51, 921O, RI 

*Outside applicants will be required to submit to pre-employment drug testing as a condition of employment.* 

Applicants must submit the State of Texas Application For Employment and the applicable supplement for outside applicants (PERS 282) or current TDCJ employees (PERS 598) to the contact person listed on the job posting. Applications may also be submitted through the TDCJ website or the Work In Texas website. If submitted through Work in Texas, the applicable supplement must also be submitted to the contact person. Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to the contact person’s email address; however, applications will not be accepted by email. 

Angela Jete
State Counsel for Offenders
2503 Lake Road, Ste. 14
Huntsville, TX   77340
PH (936-437-5292)
 
FAX (936-437-5293) 
EMAIL ([email protected]) 

*Applicants who fax an application are requested to fax both their State of Texas Application for Employment and the applicable supplement. Applicants who wish to submit their application with attachments should either hand deliver it to the contact person or send it via U.S.Mail or overnight delivery.*

**Faxed applications must be complete and legible in order to be considered and must not have been sent from a fax machine located at a TDCJ unit or department.**  

Applications must be received by the contact person by 5:00PM on 04-26-2021. A complete job description and all application forms may be obtained at the above address or by viewing the Job Description. Job Descriptions are available in PDF format which maybe read with the free Adobe Reader. 

*Equal Opportunity Employer* 

*Authority is granted on or after: 05-15-2021* 

JD: 07-02-2019