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Assistant Attorney General

Administrative Services, Public Safety

RICHMOND

Assistant Attorney General

  • 493990
  • 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: www.oag.state.va.us

Recruitment Type: General Public - G

Job Duties

The Virginia Office of the Attorney General is seeking a highly-qualified attorney to join the Major Crimes and Emerging Threats Section of the Criminal Justice and Public Safety Division. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to use his/her legal research, writing and advocacy skills and litigation abilities. 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.

ASSISTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL (00310)
OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL
CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY DIVISION
MAJOR CRIMES AND EMERGING THREATS SECTION

DUTIES: The Major Crimes and Emerging Threats Section is the primary prosecutorial arm of the Office of the Attorney General. This position will be funded as part of a High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) designation and service agreement. This position will be based in the United States Attorney's Office, Eastern District, Alexandria, Virginia. The majority of the attorney’s time will be devoted to criminal investigations, prosecutions and litigation of narcotics trafficking cases in federal court and handling other matters as needed. This position requires extensive knowledge of the state and federal criminal justice systems and prosecuting crimes involving Drug Trafficking Organizations. HIDTA service agreements last for one year and are typically renewable.

Minimum Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must have graduated from an accredited law school and be admitted to the Virginia State Bar or be eligible for admission. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years of relevant experience, including prosecutorial experience in Virginia and federal courts as well as experience conducting criminal investigations through grand juries. Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills are required as well as excellent written and oral communication skills, and the ability to analyze and manage complex cases. An ability to work independently and serve as a liaison with varying organizations is essential.

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.

 

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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