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Assistant Attorney General

Administrative Services, Public Safety

RICHMOND

Assistant Attorney General

  • 493981
  • 202 NORTH 9TH ST , Downtown, RICHMOND, Virginia, United States, 23219
  • Attorney General & Dept of Law
  • Administrative Services
  • Public Safety
  • Full-Time (Salaried)
  • Attorney General & Dept of Law

Title: Assistant Attorney General

Hiring Range: Commensurate with experience

Agency: Attorney General & Dept of Law

Location: Office of the Attorney General

Agency Website: https://www.oag.state.va.us/

Recruitment Type: General Public - G

Job Duties

A unique opportunity exists to work in the Virginia Office of the Attorney General, in the Environmental Section of the Government Operations & Transactions Division. We offer the challenge and opportunity of public service, work-life balance, and an attractive compensation package inclusive of paid time off, paid holidays, health/dental/life insurance, retirement and more.

The attorney in this position will provide both advice and litigation services to Virginia’s environmental agencies as assigned. Duties of this position include significant client contact; handling civil and administrative litigation; review of environmental-related legislation and regulations; and drafting official opinions for the Attorney General.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must have a demonstrated ability to work independently and within a team. Excellent interpersonal skills are required, as well as excellent written and oral communication skills, technical drafting skills, and the ability to analyze and manage complex cases and transactions. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience, including first and second chair trial work in both state and federal courts and transactional and contracting experience involving Virginia’s environmental agencies. Starting salary and position level to be commensurate with relevant experience and qualifications. Admission to the Virginia State Bar is required PRIOR to commencing employment.

Preferred Qualifications:

None

Special Instructions: 

RMS provides a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your RMS account to check the status of your application for this position.

The following application materials are required:

Cover Letter
Resume
Writing Sample
Law School Transcript (REQUIRED FOR ATTORNEY CANDIDATES WITH LESS THAN FIVE (5) YEARS OF PRACTICE EXPERIENCE.)

A criminal background check will be conducted on successful candidate.

Contact Information:

Name: Human Resources

Phone: 804-786-2071

Email: helppersonnel@oag.state.va.us

 

In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities, or call DARS at 800-552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155.

 

Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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