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Employment Opportunities

Assistant Attorney General, International Airport Attorney

Transportation Section - Full-Time; Anchorage
(position 20-TR-01; open until filled)

Job description

The attorney filling this position will serve as counsel to the Anchorage and Fairbanks International Airports. The attorney will meet regularly with airport management and staff and provide advice on contractual, procurement, leasing, financing, regulatory, and environmental issues, be responsible for drafting regulations and legislation, and represent the airports in litigation and administrative proceedings. From time to time the attorney will also handle similar matters for rural airports operated by DOT&PF. Some travel will be required.


Applicants must have graduated from an accredited law school. It is preferred that applicants have a minimum of five full years of licensed practice. Commercial law experience and experience in one or more of the areas of law discussed above are also preferred. Excellent communication skills, superior analytical and writing skills, good judgment, and the ability to work in a team environment while under minimum supervision are essential.


Individuals who would like additional information about the position may contact Jeff Stark at (907) 269-5160 or by e-mail at

Application Instructions

Salary will depend upon the legal background and experience of the selected candidate. The State provides a comprehensive state benefits package to regular, full-time, partially exempt (PX) positions. State attorneys are in the partially exempt service and serve at will, at the pleasure of the Attorney General.

Candidates who are interested in applying for this position must submit a resume that includes a complete history of education and professional work experience and identifies at least three professional employment references. Candidates also must submit a comprehensive professional writing sample. A cover letter should specify the position for which the applicant is applying by using the job number indicated on the recruitment announcement. Applications can be either emailed to (with the subject line titled “application for current attorney recruitment”) or mailed or hand-delivered to:

Office of the Attorney General
1031 W 4th Avenue, Suite 200
Anchorage, AK 99501

All interested and qualified applicants will be considered, but not every applicant will be interviewed.

The Department of Law is an equal opportunity employer and complies with Title I of the American with Disabilities Act. Applicants who need accommodation to apply may call Melanie Ferguson at the department’s Anchorage office (907) 269-5102 or Relay Alaska at 1-800-770-8973.