Job Description and Duties

Position is located within the Tax and Fee Programs Bureau.

Under the general direction of the Tax Counsel III (Supervisor), the Tax Counsel III (Specialist) in the Tax and Fee Programs Bureau of the Legal Division performs expert legal services for the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA) performing the more complex and sensitive legal work, including, but not limited to: representing CDTFA in appellate hearings; independently conducting research; drafting legal opinions; answering oral and written inquiries from CDTFA staff, other governmental entities, and the public; drafting or assisting in drafting legislation and regulations; and providing legal consult in the preparation of various CDTFA publications. Overnight travel throughout the state may be required up to 20% of the time.

The Attorney III eligible list may be used to fill this position. Candidates whose eligibility is based on results from the Attorney III exam must meet the minimum qualifications of both the Attorney III and Tax Counsel III (Specialist) classifications.

This recruitment has been posted for more vacancies than currently exist as it may be used to fill additional identical vacancies which occur within 180 days of the closing date of this bulletin.

At this time, per the California Budget Act of 2020, all California Department of Tax and Fee Administration salaries are subject to the provisions of the State of California¬Ěs Personal Leave/Furlough Program.

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

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