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13 Mar 2023

Full-Time Attorney V – Posted by West Sacramento, California, United States

Job Description

The CalSTRS Office of General Counsel is seeking a motivated individual to work as an Attorney V on the Pension Solutions team.

Under direction of the General Counsel, the Attorney V independently reviews, evaluates and opines upon the most difficult, complex and high-profile and sensitive legal issues for the second largest public pension fund in the United States, including interpretation and application of the Education Code on the most difficult, complex, challenging and sensitive legal matters.

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills:

  1. Ability to apply excellent time management skills used for efficient completion of projects; prioritize competing assignments; and meet deadlines.
  2. Strong organizational skills, ability to set priorities, effectively manage multiple projects, and meet deadlines within challenging and strict time constraints.
  3. Ability to offer succinct, value-added recommendations, exercise sound judgment, and make effective decisions, and make clear and concise recommendations.
  4. Strong commitment to delivering quality service and providing options to customers with diplomacy.
  5. Able to work collaboratively with technical staff, project managers and business area subject matter experts.
  6. Ability to analyze complex programs, documents, and government code, and provide clear and concise written  communication.
  7. Pension plan experience, including investment and technology services.

Telework Information: We offer a hybrid approach including in-office and remote work solutions with staff working on-site at our Headquarters in West Sacramento 2-3 days per week.

Does this opportunity seem right for you? If so, see the Application Instructions section below and apply now.


How to Apply

Link to apply:  

Application Instructions

Completed applications and all required documents must be received or postmarked by the Final Filing Date in order to be considered. Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application. Final Filing Date: 3/19/2023

Who May Apply

Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, have list eligibility, are in the process of obtaining list eligibility, or have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility (please attach your letter, if available). SROA and Surplus candidates are given priority; therefore, individuals with other eligibility may be considered in the event no SROA or Surplus candidates apply. Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to move forward in the selection process. Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications stated in the Classification Specification(s).

How To Apply

Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included. If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:

Address for Mailing Application Packages

You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:
State Teachers' Retirement System
Attn: Recruitment
P.O. Box 15275, MS 31
SacramentoCA 95851-0275

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:
State Teachers' Retirement System
CalSTRS, Attn: Recruitment
100 Waterfront Place
West SacramentoCA 95605
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Required Application Package Documents

The following items are required to be submitted with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:
  • Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
  • Resume is required and must be included.
Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 100,000 and above.

Job expires in 37 days.

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