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Employment Opportunities

AIDEA Attorney

Public Corporations & Government Services Section - Full-Time; Anchorage or Juneau
(position 20-PCGS-01; open until filled)

Job description

The Public Corporations & Governmental Services section is recruiting for a full-time attorney to join the section in representing the state’s public corporations.  Duties will vary but may include attending board meetings, performing transactional work, advising on contracting issues, and providing advice on the Open Meetings Act and other discrete issues.  The attorney may also be asked to work on general governmental affairs matters with other attorneys in the section, including for example, representing clients in administrative hearings and advising on constitutional law claims and legislative and regulatory issues. 

Qualifications

Experience in the following areas is extremely helpful and highly preferred:   loans and commercial transactions; secured transactions; real estate; and project development and financing.  Experience in drafting regulations and legislation is desirable, as is some familiarity with bankruptcy. The successful applicant must be self-motivated, and should possess precise analytical skills, strong writing ability, excellent communication skills, and good judgment.  Experience in transactional and prior public sector or government work is highly desired and beneficial. Applicants should be comfortable working independently under minimum supervision and enjoy being a part of a team.

Attorneys who applied for this position in response to the July 2020 recruitment notice will automatically be considered for this vacancy and need not resubmit an application. 

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

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.

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.

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.