Transportation Section - Full-Time; Anchorage
(position 21-TR-01; open until filled)
The attorney filling this position will serve as counsel to the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities and other state agencies on a broad range of transportation and construction related issues. A significant portion of the attorney’s time will be devoted to representation of the state in administrative and judicial hearings and appeals. The attorney will also advise client agencies on issues relating to governmental procurements; construction and intergovernmental contracts; real property acquisition, leasing and other public land issues; federal regulatory and funding issues related to both highways and airports; contaminated site cleanup; and drafting regulations and legislation.
Applicants must have graduated from an accredited law school and have a strong knowledge of general legal principles and practices. Experience in civil litigation or administrative hearings is required. Experience in one or more of the areas of law discussed above is preferred, but not required. The attorney must be able to work independently on complex matters and possess superior case management, writing, and oral communication skills. Three or more full years of licensed experience is preferred.
Individuals who would like additional information about the position may contact Max Garner, Supervising Attorney for the Transportation section, at (907) 269-5160 or by e-mail at email@example.com.
Salary will depend upon the legal 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org (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 Kelly West at the department’s Anchorage office (907) 269-5101 or Relay Alaska at 1-800-770-8973.