Job Posting: DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL III

Department of Justice

JC-93110
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DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL III
(Environment Section)

$5,387.00 - $12,560.00

Final Filing Date: 1/30/2018

Job Description and Duties

The Environment Section handles a broad range of significant environmental matters on behalf of the Attorney General and the State of California. Assignments may include: conducting environmental litigation through all phases of state and federal courts; representation of the Attorney General in her independent capacity, pursuant to her statutory and common law authority to protect the environment; representation of state agencies, including, but not limited to, the Department of Toxic Substances Control and the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment; initiating environmental investigations; prosecution of environmental crimes on behalf of the People; close coordination with District Attorneys Offices, including joint prosecutions of both civil and criminal environmental cases; and the rendition of legal advice on an ongoing basis to client agencies and to the Attorney General. Section members enforce a broad variety of state and federal environmental laws, such as the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (Superfund), the Hazardous Waste Control Law, Proposition 65 (the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act), the National Environmental Policy Act, the California Environmental Quality Act, the Endangered Species Act, and the Unfair Competition Law.

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Additional Documents

Position Details

Job Control Details
Job Code #: JC-93110
Position #(s):
420-437-5706-XXX
Working Title: Environment Section
Classification:
DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL III
$8,856.00 - $11,361.00
DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL IV
$9,782.00 - $12,560.00
DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL
$5,387.00 - $9,385.00
# of Positions: 1
Work Location: San Diego County
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
Work Shift: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Work Week: Monday - Friday

Department Information

  • This position is located in the Division of Public Rights, Environment Section.
  • Please disregard the Training and Development Assignment language below, as the Department of Justice will not be considering this type of appointment for this position.
  • Please disregard the SROA/Surplus language below, as the Department of Justice requires applicants to submit their SROA/Surplus Letter if that is the basis of their eligibility.
  • For more information about the department please visit the Attorney General’s website at www.oag.ca.gov.

Special Requirements

  • "JC-93110" must be clearly stated in the “Examination or Job Title(s) For Which You Are Applying” section of your state application.
  • LEAP eligibility should not be disclosed on the application.
  • Clearly indicate the basis of your eligibility in the “Explanations” section located at the bottom of page one on your state application.
  • A fingerprint check will be required for those hired from outside of the Department of Justice.

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: 1/30/2018

Who May Apply

Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, eligible for a Training and Development assignment, have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility, or have list eligibility (or are in the process of obtaining list eligibility). SROA and Surplus candidates may attach “surplus letters” to their applications.

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected for an interview.

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 www.jobs.ca.gov. 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:

Department of Justice
Attn: Cheryl Fairman (JC-93110)
Office of the Attorney General/Public Rights Division
1300 I Street, 10th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:

Cheryl Fairman (JC-93110)
Office of the Attorney General/Public Rights Division
1300 I Street, 10th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Required Application Documents

Please submit the following items with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

  • State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at www.jobs.ca.gov. 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.
  • Other -
    • A cover letter is required and must be submitted with your application.
    • A writing sample is required and must be submitted with your application.
  • 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.

Desirable Qualifications

In addition to evaluating each candidate's relative ability, as demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:
Candidates should have civil litigation experience in a court of law. They must be able to work under tight deadlines and pressure, and have a demonstrated ability and experience in developing litigation plans, and managing case loads. Candidates must possess excellent research and writing skills, as well as skill in oral advocacy and negotiations. Candidates must be well-organized and detail oriented, have a positive attitude, be a team player, and have an excellent work ethic. Candidates must be highly motivated to work in the area of environmental law on behalf of the Attorney General and the State. Environmental law background is desirable.

Contact Information

The Hiring Unit Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process.

Hiring Unit Contact:
Sally Magnani, Senior Assistant Attorney General
(916) 210-7783
sally.magnani@doj.ca.gov

Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department's EEO Office.

EEO Contact:
EEO Officer
(916) 210-7580
EERROffice@doj.ca.gov
California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice) TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free work place. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.

Application Methods:
Electronic (Using your CalCareer Account)
By Mail
Drop-off