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VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT: ASSISTANT COUNSEL

12/23/2020

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT:  ASSISTANT COUNSEL

HARRISBURG, PA – 
  
The State Ethics Commission is seeking a highly motivated, professional assistant counsel who would serve as a prosecutor of matters pending before the Commission and provide legal counsel to the Investigative Division regarding matters pertaining to the Pennsylvania Public Official and Employee Ethics Act and the Lobbying Disclosure Law.  Applicant must possess and maintain a valid license to practice Law as issued by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.
 
The successful candidate is responsible to provide legal counsel to the Investigative Division including, but not limited to, ongoing investigations, pending prosecutions and enforcement proceedings.  Duties include participating in investigations, prosecution of cases, enforcement hearings before the Commonwealth Court, identifying strategies for resolution of alleged violations of the Ethics Act, legal research and the drafting of Memorandum of Law or Legal Briefs, as well as responding to staff and citizens regarding issues arising within Commission jurisdiction, and acting as a liaison with other law enforcement or government authorities.

Prior legal experience in a Pennsylvania government agency is a plus. Some travel required.  Must have a valid PA driver’s license.  Salary range is $58,895 to $67,247 and is commensurate with experience.  Send cover letter and resume with references to Leticia Powell, Director of Administration, by email to letpowell@pa.gov or by mail to Leticia Powell, Director of Administration, State Ethics Commission, Finance Building, 613 North Street, Room 309, Harrisburg, PA 17120-0400.  Submissions must be received by the closing date of January 11, 2021.



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