Opportunities currently exist in the unclassified service with the Department of Law & Public Safety, Division of Law, for applicants who meet the requirements specified below:
TITLE: Deputy Attorney General 4
SALARY: $65,889.49 to $95,552.87
LOCATION: Division of Law
Administrative Practice Group
Board of Public Utilities Section
25 Market Street, Hughes Justice Complex
NUMBER OF POSITIONS AVAILABLE: TBD
DUTIES: Under the supervision of the Section Chief, and/or the Assistant Section Chief, Board of Public Utilities Section and the Assistant Attorneys General in the Administrative Practice Group, provides counsel and representation to the Board of Public Utilities including providing advice on clean energy initiatives, and advice and litigation services in matters involving ratepayers and third party vendors; performs other related duties as required.
EDUCATION: Graduation from an accredited law school with a Juris Doctor. Admission to practice as an Attorney at Law in the State of New Jersey is required.
EXPERIENCE: Two years (2) years of experience as a practicing attorney.
LICENSE: Appointee will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle,rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.
RESUME NOTE: Eligibility determinations will be based upon information presented in resume only. Applicants who possess foreign degrees (degrees earned outside of the U.S.) are required to provide an evaluation indicating the U.S.equivalency prior to the closing date. Failure to do so will result in your ineligibility.If interested, applicants must complete a Division of Law attorney application for employment, found at www.nj.gov/oag/dol-hiring. While completing the application you will be instructed to upload supporting documents including but not limited to: a resume, cover letter indicating vacancy #19-122, copy of a current Certificate of Good Standing with the Supreme Court of New Jersey, a legal writing sample unedited by others, a copy of your unofficial law school transcripts, and an Affirmative Action form.
The “New Jersey First Act,” N.J.S.A. 52:14-7 (L. 2011, Chapter 70), requires new public employees to reside in the State of New Jersey within one (1) year of employment.
The Department of Law and Public Safety is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to inclusive hiring and dedicated to diversity in our staff. We strongly encourage people from all groups and communities to apply.