January 18, 2019

New legal specialties traineeship titles established by the State of New York


New legal specialties traineeship titles established by the State of New York
Source: NYS Department of Civil Service Director of Staffing Services

In a memorandum from the Department of Civil Service’s (DCS) Director of Classification and Compensation, dated December 27, 2018, New York State Departments and Agencies were notified of a restructuring of the Legal Specialties Traineeship.

The Department of Civil Service has issued General Information Bulletin No. 19-03 providing information about the selection plan and appointment process for the Legal Specialties Traineeship going forward and it has been posted on the Internet at:

Entry level appointments can be made to all levels of the Senior Attorney, Senior Attorney (Realty), Senior Attorney (Financial Services), Hearing Officer, Unemployment Insurance Referee and Motor Vehicle Referee traineeships, including the journey level. All appointments must be made to the highest level for which the candidate is qualified.

DCS will be reissuing the continuous recruitment, open competitive announcement for Legal Specialties soon.

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