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Assistant General Counsel - TECHNICAL ADVISOR II

We continually strive for a workforce that reflects the growing diversity within the State of Illinois.  A variety of employee backgrounds, perspectives, ideas and experiences are crucial to our ability to most effectively serve the public.  Bilingual skills welcome

Reasonable Accommodation Statement

Persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations throughout the hiring process and during performance of all job duties.  Please email the Central Management Services Disability Resource Center at CMS.DisabilityResCen@illinois.gov or call (217) 524 - 7514 for further information and to request an accommodation.

Sponsorship for Employment

The State of Illinois does not provide sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H-1B visa status).  To be considered for permanent employment with the State of Illinois, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Disclosure of Salary Information

In compliance with the Illinois Equal Pay Act, 820 ILCS 112/1 et seq., the State does not seek, request, or require a job applicant’s wage or salary history.  Employment decisions are not made based on an applicant’s wage or salary history.  To that end, please do not include wage or salary information in your resume or other profile or application materials.

Date:  Jan 11, 2022
Location: 

Chicago, IL, US, 60661

Job Requisition ID:  11032

Agency:  Department of Financial and Professional Regulation Office of Legal Affairs/ Banking Program Counseling/ Regulatory Affairs

HR Tracking #: 32382

Closing Date/Time:  01/25/2022 
Salary:  $5,326 - $7,964 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Cook 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  RC010 

 

Collective Bargaining Agreement language applies to this requisition:
We are currently transitioning away from a paper application process to an electronic application process. This position has not been transitioned. Please follow the directions below when applying to this position.

 

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE

**DO NOT CLICK THE APPLY BUTTON**

 

CMS100/B Employment Application and all applicable documentation should be submitted to the Agency contact listed below.

 

Posting Identification #11032

Position Overview

Under direction, performs a wide variety of technical and legal duties having responsibility for recommending courses of action to solve regulatory issues; researches and analyzes state and federal laws, rules, and other resources pertaining to industries regulated by the Department; prepares legal correspondence and memoranda, proposed legislation, administrative rules, and other legal documents.

Job Responsibilities

 

  • Consults with Division of Banking and Division of Financial Institutions staff, regulated entities and individuals, and members of the public regarding questions involving interpretations of applicable state and federal laws, rules, policies, procedures and regulations germane to the industries regulated by the Department

  • Plans, develops, drafts and implements administrative rules, regulations, and enforcement actions and interpretative letters, policies and procedures

  • Provides legal counsel and assistance, often of a sensitive and confidential nature, to staff of the Department concerning legal administrative problems regarding entities and individuals regulated by the Department

  • Serves as backup to the Assistant General Counsel of the Consumer Protection and Enforcement Unit

  • Performs other related duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties and responsibilities enumerated above

Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires graduation from a recognized law school
  • Requires possession of a valid license to practice law in Illinois

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Requires working knowledge of judicial and quasi-judicial procedures and rules of evidence; common law and the provisions of state and federal laws relating to administrative and regulatory functions; principles of administration and management, including organization, controls and techniques used in dealing with management and procedural problems
  • Requires litigation skills
  • Requires ability to maintain satisfactory public contacts and working relationships with others; exercise sound judgment in appraising and evaluating problems of a procedural nature; use expediently all primary and secondary legal source materials, to analyze all legal documents and instruments and to prepare, conduct and report formal or informal administrative hearings
  • Requires skill and ability in analyzing, appraising, and organizing facts, evidence and precedents and in presenting such material, involving a moderately complex problem, in clear and logical form in written media as briefs, memoranda, summarizations, research reports or regulations

Employment Conditions

  • ​​​​​​​Requires the ability to travel

Education Degree

  • Requires graduation from a recognized law school
  • Requires possession of a valid license to practice law in Illinois

 

About the Agency

IDFPR is a regulatory licensing and enforcement agency that protects the residents of Illinois, ensures the safety and soundness of financial institutions, ensures that competent professionals are licensed to provide services to the public and enhances commerce in the state for the benefit of all its residents.

Work Hours:  8:30am - 5:00pm M-F  
Work Location: 555 West Monroe Street Chicago IL 60661  
Agency Contact:
 FPR.Employment@illinois.gov

Job Function:  Legal and Compliance  

 

Revolving Door:

Certain provisions of the revolving door restrictions contained in 5 ILCS 430/5-45 apply to this position.  As a result, the employee should be aware that if offered non-State employment during  State employment or within one year immediately after ending State employment, the employee shall, prior to accepting any such non-State employment offer, notify the Office of the Executive Inspector General for the Agencies of the Illinois Governor (“OEIG”) or may be subject to a fine.

 

CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE BID FORM (as applicable) AND CMS-100/B FOR EACH POSTED VACANCY APPLIED FOR. 

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE.

Please submit application via email to: FPR.Employment@illinois.gov

 

Current State Employees:

  • Seeking a Promotion – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100B Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Older versions of the CMS-100B will not be graded or returned to applicants. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100B (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Transfer – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid FormTransfer Request, and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Reduction - Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

 Former State Employees:

  • Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

Non-State Employees:

  • Submit a CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) and official college transcripts (where applicable) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Documentation is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your application(s) will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

 


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