Attorney II

Work Type

Position Number

$85,844 - $135,681

Closing Date
April 8, 2022
Posted March 24, 2022

Agency Name
Social Services

Work County

Job Location
1717 West 5th Street
North Carolina
Job Description

Primary Purpose of Position:  The primary purpose of this position is the representation of DSS in Child Protective Services to include Child Welfare appeals work and to ensure that the needs of the programs are being met. This Attorney will provide assistance to Child Support and Adult Services when requested by the Senior Attorney II. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of case, statutory, regulatory, and common law. Knowledge of judicial and quasi-judicial procedures regarding the rules of evidence. Knowledge of the rules of evidence. Ability to perform legal research in accordance with initial guidance as to methods of approach, source materials available, and policy and precedent of the office. Ability to understand and interpret constitutional provisions, statutes, administrative regulations, and precedents. Ability to analyze facts, evidence, and legal instruments. Ability to express conclusions and arguments clearly and logically in oral and written form. Ability to maintain effective working relationships.  This position requires specialized knowledge of Social Services law as well as many other areas. Minimum Training and Experience: Graduation from a recognized school of law and one year of professional legal experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.  A minimum of four years practicing law with an administrative agency, specifically Department of Social Services, and Appellate experience is preferred.  Valid North Carolina driver license required. DD 214 is required from applicants claiming a military preference.
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