Assistant Attorney General
Opinions, Appeals and Ethics - Full-Time; Anchorage Office
The State of Alaska, Department of Law is recruiting for an to serve in the Opinions, Appeals and Ethics section of the Civil Division.
Interested candidates must submit a complete resume package as described in this announcement. The Department will begin evaluating and hiring for these positions on November 15, 2013. To be assured of consideration for the positions, interested applicants should apply before 4:30 p.m. on November 15, 2013. Applications received after that date will be considered if the positions remain available. Applicants who have questions about the positions should contact the section supervisors identified below. For general information, please see our website: www.law.alaska.gov.
The Opinions, Appeals and Ethics section of the Attorney General's Office is recruiting for a full-time ethics attorney.
The ethics attorney enforces and provides counsel about the Alaska Executive Branch Ethics Act (AS 39.52), which applies to all executive branch agencies and employees. The attorney advises public officers, employees, and board and commission members on issues such as conflicts of interest, post-state employment restrictions, receipt of gifts, outside employment, outside service, misuse of official position, notices of potential ethics violations, and ethics complaints. The attorney presents training programs to agencies, provides oral and written advisory opinions, conducts investigations on ethics complaints, and prepares and prosecutes formal ethics accusations. The attorney also may have responsibility for drafting or reviewing regulations or legislation. The attorney practices before the state Personnel Board and state courts. Some travel may be necessary. Applicants must have strong writing and communication skills. Some knowledge of state government is preferred.
For additional information about this position, contact Joanne Grace at (907) 269-5100 or by e-mail at email@example.com.
Salary will depend upon the legal background and experience of the selected candidate. A comprehensive state benefits package is provided for 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 a 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. Additionally, if applying for multiple positions, you should specify the positions you wish to be considered for in your cover letter, but only one set of application materials is necessary. To be assured of consideration for a position, applicants should apply before 4:30 p.m. on November 15, 2013. Applications received after that date will be considered if the positions remain available. Applications can be mailed or hand-delivered to:
Office of the Attorney General
1031 W 4th Avenue, Suite 200
Anchorage, AK 99501
or e-mailed to:
(If applicant materials are sent via e-mail, applicants are encouraged to title the subject line "application for current attorney recruitment.")
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.