The Labor Relations Staff Attorney is accountable for independently performing a full range of labor relations activities related to public sector bargaining and municipal employees.MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS include:Candidate will have three years of professional experience with primary responsibility for labor relations matters, labor contract negotiations and/or presentation of arbitration or prohibited practice complaints. Additionally, must possess the following knowledge, abilities and skills, including but not limited to: Considerable knowledge of collective bargaining and labor relations;Considerable knowledge of rules of evidence;Considerable knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes, regulations and guidelines;Considerable knowledge of rules of practice and procedures before administrative bodies;Knowledge of human resources administration and affirmative action;Knowledge of public sector job classification, compensation and benefits;Considerable negotiating skill;Considerable skill in writing technical contract provisions.Must possess a law degree and be member in good standing with the Connecticut Bar and the Federal Bar.Must possess a valid CT drivers’ license with a good driving history. May be required to travel.INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLY:In order to be considered for this title, you must apply during the posting period via the online application portal.1) Go to https://www.jobapscloud.com/oec/NewHaven/2) First-time users will click "New User Registration" and create your Applicant Profile3) Click on available job postings and Apply Online. You will need a valid, working email address to apply.Please note that our method of communication with applicants is by email. In the application process, please provide us with a valid email address, and ensure you monitor your email, including spam or junk, for correspondence from our department.If you experience technical difficulties in the online application process, please contact our office at 203-946-8252 or email NHJobs@newhavenct.gov.Accepting applications through 01/27/2023; may be extended.