Headquarters - Elk Grove
California Correctional Health Care Services
$119,712 - $153,576 Annual Range
California Correctional Health Care Services (CCHCS) seeks to fill a Permanent/Full-time Attorney III position in the Office of Legal Affairs.
Under general direction of the Chief Counsel, serves as one of the highest-level advisors to, and representative for the Receiver appointed by the United States District Court in the case of Plata v. Newsom regarding sensitive and complex legal matters. Duties are typically characterized by assignments involving litigation before state and federal courts of a high degree of sensitivity and difficulty, and advice and representation regarding broad or specialized areas of law pertaining to the powers, functions, obligations, operations and transactions of the federal court's receivership; advice to all administrative, personnel, financial, accounting, contractual, and other operational areas of California Correctional Health Care Services (CCHCS); representation of the department in petitions for habeas corpus; and the development, review and interpretation of legislation, rules and regulations necessary for the transformation of the prison medical system.
UNTIL FILLED: Once a significant candidate pool is received interviews will be scheduled:
1st cutoff date: September 6, 2022
2nd cutoff date: September 20, 2022
3rd cutoff date: October 4, 2022
To obtain list eligibility for the Attorney III, before applying for the position, you must first take and pass the Attorney III exam at https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Exams/Bulletin.aspx?examCD=9PB08
Please review the appropriate bulletin/assessment on the Bulletin Page for the Minimum Qualifications and, if qualified, complete the Assessment according to the instructions.
How To Apply: You may apply for this position by clicking "Apply Now" on the top or bottom of this page.
Contact Kendra.Larry@cdcr.ca.gov for your questions regarding the application process, and status of your application.
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