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GENERAL COUNSEL V - General Counsel

Texas Department Of Criminal Justice
Posted Mar 18
Full Time
Austin, Texas

POSTED: 03-18-2024

CLOSES: 03-27-2024



EXTENDED TITLE: General Counsel

SALARY: GR. B34 - ($15750.00 / Monthly)


UNIT/DEPT: Office of the General Counsel

PAYROLL JOB#: 010312

  • Longevity Pay
  • Regular Service Retirement
  • Telephonic Interviews Will Not Be Accepted
  • Work Site Visits Will Not Be Conducted
  • No Study Material
  • Moderate Overnight Travel

Minimum Qualifications

  • Graduation from a law school accredited by an organization

recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)

or by the United States Department of Education (USDE) with a

Bachelor of Laws (LLB) or Juris Doctor (JD) degree.

  • Eight years full-time, wage-earning legal experience, litigation,

trial, or contract law experience with at least four years as legal

counsel in a governmental agency or private practice, specializing in

criminal, administrative, or labor/employment law.

  • Four years full-time, wage-earning experience in the supervision

of employees.

  • Must maintain current active license to practice law in the State

of Texas during employment with the Texas Department of Criminal

Justice (TDCJ) through the State Bar of Texas or other appropriate

Texas licensing authority.

  • The salary for an ERS Retiree (or non-contributing member) may be

reduced by 2.5%.

The following Military Occupational Specialty codes are generally

applicable to this position. Applicants must fully complete the

summary of experience to determine if minimum qualifications are met.

27, 250X, LGL10, 04, 44, 51, 921O, RI

  • The Office of the General Counsel has only one position available.

This position may be located in either Huntsville or Austin.

Applicants need only submit one application for employment and must

indicate their geographic availability.