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Salary: $4,674.00 - $7,828.00
Posted: 11/28/2012

Job Description:
Under direction of General Counsel/Deputy Commissioner or Assistant Chief Counsel, the incumbent performs sensitive and complex legal work of the Department of Corporations (DOC) as related to qualification of securities pursuant to the Corporate Securities Law of 1968 and the Franchise Investment Law. Duties include: Performs legal work of a complex and sensitive nature including legal review of securities applications and registration of franchises, issuance of deficiency letters, resolution of issues and granting of qualifications to issuers and franchisers of all types of securities and franchises. Negotiates with attorneys for applicants for qualification and registration on issues of law and regulation pertaining to the request for authority to sell securities or franchises in this state. Responds to questions by the bar, industry counsel, franchisor, registrants and franchisees, prospective applicants and members of the public on the application of the laws administered by the DOC.

Desirable Qualifications:
•Business law, accounting and/or finance background and interest.
•Experience in business and transactional work: mergers and acquisitions including a variety of securities offerings involving venture capital, IPO and complex financing arrangements.
•Ability to work cooperatively and deal effectively with others.
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
•Well-developed organizational skills.
•Ability to handle large and varied assignments.
•Dependability and the ability to adjust to shifting priorities and meeting deadlines.
•Ability to use personal computers, preferably MS Word and Excel.

Who May Apply: State employees currently at the Attorney level, those within transfer range, individuals with list eligibility who are reachable (in the top three ranks), or employees with Surplus or SROA status are encouraged to apply. Applicants must clearly indicate the basis of their eligibility on the Explanations section of the State application (STD. 678). For further information regarding the position, please contact John Hanna at (916) 322-8885.

Where To Apply: Please include RPA #12-SRD0004 under the job title of the State application (STD. 678). Applications received without an RPA number MAY NOT be considered. Please mail your completed State application (STD. 678) and resume to: Department of Corporations, Human Resources Office, 1515 K Street, Suite 200, Sacramento, CA 95814, or e-mail your application and resume to

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
None Specified 410 - 230 - 5778 - xxx
Location County
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Human Resources Office
1515 K Street, Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95814
John Hanna
(916) 322-8885

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