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Texas Municipal Retirement System
Austin, Texas, United States
(on-site)
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2 days ago
Job Type
Full-Time
Job Duration
Indefinite
Min Experience
Over 10 Years
Min Education
Juris Doctorate Degree
Required Travel
None
Job Function
Attorney

Description

TMRS


The Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS) is a statewide public retirement system that provides retirement, disability, and death benefits to more than 220,000 employees, retirees and their beneficiaries of 938 participating Texas cities. TMRS’ investment staff manages more than $40 billion in Trust Fund assets.


Duties/Responsibilities   


The Deputy Chief Legal Officer reports to the Chief Legal Officer and provides legal advice to TMRS staff. Duties include:

  • Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating contracts.
  • Researching and advising on benefit administration and Member-related issues.
  • Ensuring compliance with state and federal statutes and administrative rules.
  • Monitoring legislation and collaborating on legislative initiatives.
  • Drafting and reviewing administrative rules.
  • Advising on plan qualification issues and related tax matters.
  • Preparing communications, memos, and legal opinions.
  • Responding to public information requests and other open government matters.
  • Coordinating work with outside legal counsel.
  • Special projects and other duties as assigned.



Qualities We Are Looking For

  • A Passion for Public Service. You are passionate about public service and TMRS’ mission to positively impact the lives of our Members.
  • Intellectual curiosity and determination. You are smart, intellectually curious, and grasp complex subjects quickly.
  • A Great Colleague. You are a person of integrity, work hard, value collegiality, and can work with a wide variety of people. You value working as part of a team.
  • Effective communicator. You listen carefully, ask questions effectively, and articulate your ideas clearly and concisely.
  • You are a neighbor. You live within a commutable distance to TMRS’ office and will work in the office at least three days/week.



Education and Experience


A JD degree and at least 15 years of legal experience is required. All candidates must be a licensed attorney in good standing with a state bar association. A current State of Texas licensed attorney is highly preferred. Experience with tax-qualified retirement plans is a plus. 


Compensation and Benefits


TMRS provides competitive compensation, a pension plan, medical, dental and vision insurance provided at no cost for employees, flexible scheduling, twelve paid holidays, a modern and centrally located office, a generous leave program, and remote work opportunities. Compensation is competitive and will reflect the candidate’s experience and qualifications.


Physical Requirements


Sedentary work: Exerting up to 10 lbs. of force. Ability to perform the essential job functions safely and successfully consistent with federal, state, and local standards.



Job ID: 74018485

The Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS) administers a retirement program for 938 Texas cities. TMRS administered $40 billion in assets. TMRS was established in 1948 and is administered in accordance with the Texas Municipal Retirement System Act (Texas Government Code, Title 8, Subtitle G). TMRS is a qualified retirement plan under Section 401(a) of the Internal Revenue Code. The System offers a choice of benefits so that each participating city can design a plan to suit its needs and budget. TMRS administers a pro...

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