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Employment Opportunities

Public Corporations Attorney

Public Corporations & Government Services Section - Full-Time; Anchorage or Juneau
(position 21-PCGS-01; open until filled)

Job description

The Public Corporations & Governmental Services section is recruiting for a full-time attorney to join a dynamic team of attorneys who specialize in representing state entities with unique legal structures including the state’s public corporations, retirement systems, employee health plans, and the Department of Education and Early Development. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work on a variety of unique and interesting legal issues.  Work will include advising clients in multiple subject areas including education, health plan administration, commercial transactions, bankruptcies, and general government law. Duties will vary but may include attending board meetings, performing transactional work, representing clients in administrative hearings, and advising on legislative and regulatory issues.

Qualifications

Applicants must have graduated from an accredited law school and have a strong knowledge of general legal principles and practices. The successful applicant must be self-motivated and should possess precise analytical skills, strong writing ability, excellent communication skills, good judgment, and the ability to multi-task.  Experience in transactional and prior public sector or government work is highly desired and beneficial. Applicants should be comfortable working independently but also enjoy and be able to work collaboratively as part of a team.

Contact

Individuals who would like additional information about the position may contact Rebecca Polizzotto, Supervising Attorney for Public Corporations & Government Services section at (907) 465-3600 or by email at rebecca.polizzotto@alaska.gov.

Application Instructions

Candidates who are interested in applying for any of these positions 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 civil.recruit@alaska.gov (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.

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 positions. State attorneys are in the partially exempt service and serve at will, at the pleasure of the Attorney General.

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 Kelly West at the department’s Anchorage office (907) 269-5100 or Relay Alaska at 1-800-770-8973.