Attorney I

Classification Number: 3501

Starting Wage: $4,166.67/Month
Opening Date: 2/4/2019
Closing Date: When filled

Agency: STATE SECURITIES BOARD
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 13167, Austin, Texas 78711-3167
Work Location Address: 208 E. 10th Street, 5th Floor, Austin, Texas 78701

Number of Openings: 1
Duration: Full-time
Hours/Week: 40

FLSA Exempt: Yes
Travel Required: Yes, up to 25%
Texas Drivers License: Yes

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The responsibilities include detecting and investigating violations of the Texas Securities Act, identifying and analyzing evidence of such violations for administrative, civil, and criminal enforcement actions, and participating in trials and hearings. Investigations and enforcement actions often involve complex legal issues requiring extensive knowledge of relevant statutes and regulations; works under general supervision with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. 

Minimum Qualifications (License, Education, Experience):

The minimum qualifications require graduation from accredited law school with J.D. Degree and a license to practice law in Texas. 

Preferred Qualifications: 

The preferred qualifications are experience in securities regulation and thorough knowledge of state and federal securities law.

REMARKS (Application procedure, Special requirements):

To be considered for this position, you must submit (1) a completed standard state application, (2) a State Securities Board “Supplement To Application For Employment,” (3) a copy of your law school transcripts, (4) and a writing sample.  Applications and supplement may be downloaded from website at https://www.ssb.texas.gov. Completed applications, along with the supplement, transcripts, and writing sample, should be sent to Human Resources, State Securities Board, P.O. Box 13167, Austin, Texas 78711-3167; faxed to 512-305-8327; or emailed to human.resources@ssb.texas.gov. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a standard state application.  EOE.

Veterans, Reservist, or Guardsmen with an MOS or additional duties pertaining to the minimum experience requirements may meet the minimum qualifications for this position. Military Crosswalk information can be found at http://www.hr.sao.texas.gov/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_Legal.pdf