DepEd Attorney III Job Description

DEPED ATTORNEY III JOB DESCRIPTION

Position Title: Attorney III

Office/Bureau/Service: Office of the Schools Division Superintendent

Reports to: Schools Division Superintendent

Salary Grade: 21

Governance Level: Schools Division Office

Unit/Division: Legal Unit

DEPED ATTORNEY III JOB SUMMARY

To provide effective, efficient, judicious and expeditious legal service to the Division Office through:

  • impartial, evidenced-based, and speedy disposition of administrative cases;
  • effective and efficient delivery of in-house legal services ;
  • safeguarding the Department’s rights and interests on School Sites; and
  • constant monitoring and timely submission of reportorial requirements to appropriate authorities.

DEPED ATTORNEY III QUALIFICATION STANDARDS (CSC Prescribed Qualifications)

Education: Bachelor of Law

Experience: One (1) year relevant experience

Eligibility: RA 1080 (Bar)

Trainings: 4 hours of relevant training

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • At least 1 year of supervisory and managerial experience
  • Basic knowledge in computer operation such as Microsoft Office, Excel, Power point, use of the internet
  • MCLE Compliant

DEPED ATTORNEY III QUALIFICATION STANDARDS DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

KEY RESULT AREA/SDUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Impartial, evidence-based, and speedy investigationEvaluation of complaint

Conduct the preliminary/fact-finding investigation

Prepare resolution, formal charge, decision, comment for cases on appeal
Provide effective and efficient in-house general legal servicesProvide legal opinion, interpretation and /or advice on laws, rules and regulations, and policies concerning the Department to the SDS or to any personnel of the SDO

Assist the Formal Investigating Committee during the Formal Investigation (act as amicus curiae)

Prepare , study, and review contracts/ agreements/ MOA

Evaluate requests for clearances, certifications

Lead and manage the work of the SDO Legal Unit Plan/organize the work of the Legal Unit (WFP and APP)

Assist the SolGen in suits against personnel of the SDO and in suits involving school sites or represent the same in court cases when deputized by the OSG
Safeguarding the Department’s rights and interests on school sitesCoordinate CENRO,PENRO, DENR-RO, DPWH, LRA, NCIP, DOH and other partner agencies for the issuance of Special Patent or Certificate of Title of our schools sites

Prepare and/or review documents pertaining to school site (ex. Deed of Donation, Usufruct, Sale; Title, Tax Declaration

Coordinate with appropriate authorities for issues/concerns relating to school sites

Conduct ocular inspection on school sites to validate issues and concerns.
Timely submission of report on matters which are required by lawSubmit reportorial requirements to appropriate Offices on-time (Summary Report on Child Protection/Anti-Bullying Policy)

READ:

  1. DepEd Assistant Schools Division Superintendent (ASDS) Job Description
  2. DepEd Administrative Aide VI (SDS Office) Job Description
  3. DepEd Legal Assistant I Job Description
  4. DepEd Information Technology Officer I Job Description
  5. DepEd Administrative Assistant III (OSDS) Job Description
  6. DepEd Schools Division Superintendent (SDS) Job Description
  7. DepEd Administrative Aide IV (Driver II) Job Description


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