Title: Paralegal / Legal Assistant
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
An opportunity exists to work in the Virginia Office of the Attorney General, Government Operations & Transactions Division. We offer the challenge and opportunity of public service, work-life balance, remote work policy and an attractive compensation package inclusive of paid time off, paid holidays, health/dental/life insurance, retirement and more.
OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL
GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS & TRANSACTIONS DIVISION
DUTIES: This is a paralegal position that will serve as support the for the Government Operations & Transactions Division, that includes the Technology and Procurement, Construction, Environmental, Financial Law & Government Support, Real Estate & Land Use, and Transportation Sections. This is a newly created position that is expected to work closely with experienced paralegals in the Division and with attorneys in the Sections on transactions, legislation, regulatory and litigation matters. There is a focus on preparing reports, cover memos, and initial document drafting.
QUALIFICATIONS: This position is for a highly motivated and educated professional seeking training in working with legal aspects of all varieties of government transactions. Attention to detail, excellent organizational and communication skills, as well as the ability to work well under pressure and making appropriate adjustments, are required. Initially, it is expected that this position will float among the Sections in the Division and ultimately be assigned to one or two Sections and be available for providing support to the remaining Sections. Applicants must have a demonstrated ability to work independently and within a team. Proficiency in all Microsoft. Office Products and Adobe Professional software is strongly recommended
This position is located in Richmond, Virginia, and has initial reporting responsibility to the Division Deputy.
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Name: Human Resources
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.
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