Equal Employment Opportunity Attorney – New York

NYC FIRE DEPARTMENT

The Fire Department, City of New York (FDNY), seeks a full-time Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Attorney in the Office of EEO. Reporting directly to the Assistant Commissioner and Deputy Director of EEO, the successful candidate will: Conduct investigations of complex Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) violations. Conduct interviews of complainants, respondents and witnesses. Conduct intake interviews when needed. Gather relevant documents and prepare written summaries of investigations and closing memos to the Assistant Commissioner for EEO, including referrals to appropriate bureaus for action. Research legal issues relating to EEO law. Conduct EEO compliance inspections. Conduct EEO training for FDNY employees, EEO counselors, and FDNY units as needed. Assist in the development of EEO statistics and reports.Minimum Qual Requirements

1. Admission to the New York State Bar; and either “2” or “3” below.

2. One year of satisfactory United States legal experience subsequent to admission to any state bar; or

3. Six months of satisfactory service as an Agency Attorney Interne (30086).

Incumbents must remain Members of the New York State Bar in good standing for the duration of this employment.

In addition to meeting the minimum Qualification Requirements:

To be assigned to Assignment Level (AL) II, candidates must have one year of experience at Assignment Level I or two years of comparable legal experience subsequent to admission to the bar, in the areas of law related to the assignment. To be assigned to AL III candidates must have two years of experience in Assignment Levels I and/or II or three years of comparable legal experience subsequent to admission to the bar, in the areas of law related to the assignment.Preferred Skills

Prior investigative and/or litigation experience strongly preferred. Strong knowledge of Title VII of the Civil Rights Law of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and New York State and City Human Rights Laws. Excellent writing, analytical, communications, and people skills. Ability to complete assigned tasks in an independent, organized, and timely manner.Additional Information

This position is open to qualified persons with a disability who are eligible for the 55-a Program. Please indicate in your cover letter that you would like to be considered for the position under the 55-a Program.To Apply

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9 Metrotech Center
Brooklyn, NYResidency Requirement

New York City Residency is not required for this position

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