Closing Date: 24th July, 2024

Description:

Job Description and Duties:
All applicants will be considered, however SROA/Surplus candidates will be given priority.

Are you interested in making life better for Californians? Are you looking for a career and not just a job? Do you want to create a meaningful impact in your community? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then A Government Entity has a career opportunity waiting for you! California not only needs you, it wants you as part of the growing workforce. New employees, new ideas, and new creative perspectives are needed in all areas at the A Government Entity. We value staff and are dedicated to employee career development. Our agency supports the development of staff by offering training to flourish in their position and programs to promote and explore upward mobility. To learn more about us, please see A Government Entity Gateway to New Opportunities video (https://youtu.be/YJNxLAYnY6s).)

Under the general direction of the Attorney Supervisor, the Attorney IV handles, directs, trains, reviews the work of subordinate attorneys, and acts as lead attorney in highly complex, sensitive, and important legal matters arising from the administration and enforcement of California's Sales and Use Tax law, local, district, and special tax and fee programs on behalf of A Government Entity. Responsibilities of the Attorney IV include, but are not limited to: acting as lead attorney in highly complex, sensitive and important sales and use tax or special tax and fee litigation, administrative appeals conferences, settlement negotiations, and presenting tax and fee cases in front of the Office of Tax Appeals (OTA); performing highly complex legal work that may involve novel theories, emerging areas of law, legal specialization and precedential significance; reviewing, analyzing, directing and overseeing the drafting of legal opinions and briefs; preparing legal documents, memoranda, appeals decisions, summaries, and reports; appearing before state and federal courts to present sales and use tax, special tax and fee programs, ad bankruptcy and collections cases; responding to stakeholder requests for legal opinions or advice; investigating and evaluating facts and evidence; securing, preparing and interviewing witnesses; drafting legislative proposals and A Government Entity rules and regulations; advising executive management, Attorney Supervisor, Attorneys and staff regarding the legal effect of A Government Entity rules and regulations, proposed legislative measures, statutory law, court decisions, and administrative actions. The Attorney IV must have an expert's command of a vast body of ever-changing, highly technical statutes, regulations, rules, administrative decisions and court decisions rendered at the state and federal levels. Overnight travel both in and out of state may be required up to twenty percent (20%) of the time.

The location of the position will be based on the selected candidate however, the position will continue to report to the Appeals Bureau's Attorney Supervisor, who is located in Sacramento. Offices where the position may be located include: (1) Glendale, (2) Irvine, (3) Diamond Bar, (4) Culver City, (5) Riverside, (6) Cerritos, (7) San Diego, (8) Fresno.

This recruitment has been posted for more vacancies than currently exist as it may be used to fill additional identical vacancies which occur within 180 days of the closing date of this bulletin.

Here is the exam bulletin for the Attorney IV classification (https://calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Exams/ExamBulletin.aspx?ExamControlId=1581)

Under Government Code 14200, this position may be eligible for full or part-time telework for eligible candidates residing in California.
You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement. (https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/FileDownload.aspx?aid=24052966&name=HRBApprovedDS_322-5780-XXX_Locked.pdf)

Working Conditions:
  • Position may be located in a high-rise building.
  • Telework is available fifty percent (50%) of the time.
  • Standard office environment.
  • Requires being in a stationary position, consistent with office work, for extended periods of time.
  • Daily use of a personal computer, office equipment, and/or telephone.
  • Must be able to move/transport records and objects weighing up to twenty (20) pounds, with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Light office work, typing, data entry, repositioning oneself.
  • Traversing up to one-fourth (1/4) mile at a time.

Special Requirements:
This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.; for more information about E-Verify, please go to www.dhs.gov/e-verify
  • Position requires employee to be fingerprinted and successfully pass a background investigation.
  • Travel required twenty percent (20%) of the time.
  • Position requires employee to have active CA State Bar.