The San Francisco Legal Office is seeking a dynamic, self-motivated Litigation Specialist I. Under the direction of an Assistant Chief Counsel, the incumbent will provide investigative services for litigation to include: Interview witnesses, reporting parties, investigating officers, tow operators, fire department personnel, ambulance personnel, coroner’s investigators and medical experts; Develop background information on involved parties; Record accident scene/vehicles with multi-lens camera, video cameras and measuring devices; Buy exemplar vehicles to recreate original highway conditions/environment and make film/video records; Measure/prepare accident scenes for aerial photography; Collect actual physical evidence by returning to accident scene to identify debris, gouges and other evidence that may still exist; Attend trial and assist with necessary preparation/transport of exhibits.
In order to apply for this position, you must complete the following steps:
1. Complete and pass the Litigation Specialist Exam. The exam bulletin can be found at http://jobs.ca.gov/Bulletin/Bulletin/Index?examCD=2TR85. Please note the Standard State Application (Form 678) for the exam must be filed with Caltrans Exam Division no later than December 20, 2012.
2. In addition, please send a second Standard State Application (Form 678) to the mailing address shown on this job posting.
3. Please indicate your eligibility criteria (Lateral Transfer, List Eligibility, or Reinstatement) and PARF #42-3-057 on application.
Applications will be screened and only qualified candidates will be interviewed.
If you are not a current or former State employee, you must first take an examination to obtain list eligibility. This does not apply to Student Assistant vacancies.
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