Job Openings

staff attorney

Texas State University
Texas Justice Court Training Center
1701 Directors Blvd., Suite 530
Austin, Texas 78744

APPLICATION MUST BE COMPLETED AND SUBMITTED ELECTRONICALLY AT http://jobs.hr.txstate.edu

SALARY: $5,583.33 + benefits
JOB POSTING NO: 2018025

Qualifications:
  • Licensed Texas Attorney
  • Graduated from an accredited law school with a LL.B or J.D.
  • Trial experience or experience with teaching, instruction, and/or public speaking
  • Requires 50% travel away from office in Austin
  • Ability to revise and/or prepare legal publications and classroom materials
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with teaching, instructing, and/or public speaking
  • Knowledge and understanding of laws, procedure and policies related to the jurisdiction of the justice courts
  • Experience in criminal and/or civil law
  • Ability to prepare and present webinar presentations
Job Description and Duties:
Serve as Staff Attorney for a statewide judicial education training facility. Assists volunteer faculty in gathering and analyzing legal materials for classroom and webinar presentations, teach classes on law and procedure, write legal curriculum, monitor classroom presentations for accuracy and completeness, author educational articles for newsletters and provides telephone legal assistance.
  • Read and interpret complex legal documents, publications and text
  • Identify applicable law for justice courts
  • Research law
  • Interpret statutory material and apply to justice court jurisdiction
  • Provide technical assistance to clientele
  • Maintain daily communication with program staff and clientele
  • Work as a team member to provide support to staff, faculty, committee and clientele
  • Establish rapport with clientele
  • Mediate disputes over legal material
  • Conducting/administering webinars

ATTORNEY V

POSTED:    09-13-2017
CLOSES:    09-22-2017
JOB POSTING NO:    015076SC
PAYROLL TITLE:    ATTORNEY V 
EXTENDED TITLE:    Section Chief 
SALARY:    GR. B27 ($6,717.75 / Monthly) 
VACANCY LOCATION:   Huntsville, TX 
UNIT/DEPT: State Counsel for Offenders 
PAYROLL JOB#    010643 

  • 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 Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or by the United States Department of Education (USDE) with an LL.B or JD degree. 
2. Seven years full-time, wage-earning experience as a licensed attorney. 
3. Experience in the supervision of employees preferred. 
4. Litigation or criminal law experience 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 TDCJ through the State Bar of Texas or other appropriate Texas licensing authority. 

**The salary for an ERS Retiree (or non-contributing member) may be reduced by 2.5%.** 

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 

**State Counsel for Offenders has only one position available.This position may be located in either Huntsville or Conroe. Applicants need only submit one application for employment and must indicate their geographic availability.** 

*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 Work In Texas website; however, 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. 

Sonia Navarrete
State Counsel for Offenders
2503 Lake Road, STE 14
Huntsville, TX   77340
PH (936-437-5203)

FAX (936-437-5293) 
EMAIL (sonia.navarrete@tdcj.texas.gov) 

*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 09-22-2017. 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: 10-01-2017* 


attorney i, ii, or iii

POSTED:    09-13-2017 
CLOSES:    09-22-2017 
JOB POSTING NO:    015068SC
PAYROLL TITLE:    ATTORNEY I 
EXTENDED TITLE:    Legal Services   
SALARY:    GR. B20 ($3,972.98 / Monthly) 
VACANCY LOCATION:   Conroe, TX 
UNIT/DEPT: State Counsel for Offenders 

• Longevity Pay
• Regular Service Retirement
• Telephonic Interviews Will Not Be Accepted
• Work Site Visits Will Not Be Conducted
• No Study Material
• Moderate Overnight Travel

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Position May Be Filled at I, II, or III Pay Levels

Attorney I
Minimum Base Salary: GR.B20 ($3,972.98/month)
**The salary for an ERS Retiree (or non-contributing member) may be reduced by 2.5%.**
For full job description and minimum qualifications, please visit:
http://www.tdcj.state.tx.us/divisions/hr/pd/015068.pdf

Attorney II
Minimum Base Salary: GR.B21 ($4,247.44/month)
**The salary for an ERS Retiree (or non-contributing member) may be reduced by 2.5%.**
For full job description and minimum qualifications, please visit:
http://www.tdcj.state.tx.us/divisions/hr/pd/015069.pdf

Attorney III
Minimum Base Salary: GR.B23 ($4,713.63/month)
**The salary for an ERS Retiree (or non-contributing member) may be reduced by 2.5%.**
For full job description and minimum qualifications, please visit:
http://www.tdcj.state.tx.us/divisions/hr/pd/015066.pdf

**This is a career ladder position.**

**State Counsel for Offenders has only one position available. This position may be located in either Huntsville or Conroe. Applicants need only submit one application for employment and must indicate their geographic availability.**

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 Work In Texas website; however, 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.

Sonia Navarrete
State Counsel for Offenders
2503 Lake Road, STE 14
Huntsville, TX   77340
PH (936-437-5203)
FAX (936-437-5293)
EMAIL (sonia.navarrete@tdcj.texas.gov)

*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 09-22-2017. 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: 10-01-2017* 

ATTORNEY I, II, OR III

POSTED:    09-13-2017 
CLOSES:    09-22-2017 
JOB POSTING NO:    015068SC
PAYROLL TITLE:    ATTORNEY I 
EXTENDED TITLE:    Legal Services   
SALARY:    GR. B20 ($3,972.98 / Monthly) 
VACANCY LOCATION:   Huntsville, TX 
UNIT/DEPT: State Counsel for Offenders 

• Longevity Pay
• Regular Service Retirement 
• Telephonic Interviews Will Not Be Accepted 
• Work Site Visits Will Not Be Conducted 
• No Study Material 
• Moderate Overnight Travel 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 
Position May Be Filled at I, II, or III Pay Levels 

Attorney I 
Minimum Base Salary: GR.B20 ($3,972.98/month) 
**The salary for an ERS Retiree (or non-contributing member) may be reduced by 2.5%.** 
For full job description and minimum qualifications, please visit: 
http://www.tdcj.state.tx.us/divisions/hr/pd/015068.pdf 

Attorney II 
Minimum Base Salary: GR.B21 ($4,247.44/month) 
**The salary for an ERS Retiree (or non-contributing member) may be reduced by 2.5%.** 
For full job description and minimum qualifications, please visit: 
http://www.tdcj.state.tx.us/divisions/hr/pd/015069.pdf 

Attorney III 
Minimum Base Salary: GR.B23 ($4,713.63/month) 
**The salary for an ERS Retiree (or non-contributing member) may be reduced by 2.5%.** 
For full job description and minimum qualifications, please visit: 
http://www.tdcj.state.tx.us/divisions/hr/pd/015066.pdf 

**This is a career ladder position.** 

**State Counsel for Offenders has only one position available. This position may be located in either Huntsville or Conroe. Applicants need only submit one application for employment and must indicate their geographic availability.** 

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 Work In Texas website; however, 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. 

Sonia Navarrete
State Counsel for Offenders
2503 Lake Road, STE 14
Huntsville, TX   77340
PH (936-437-5203)
FAX (936-437-5293)
EMAIL (sonia.navarrete@tdcj.texas.gov)

*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 09-22-2017. 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: 10-01-2017* 


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