Assistant Attorney General
Environmental Section - Full-Time; Fairbanks Office
The State of Alaska, Department of Law is recruiting for an attorney to serve in the Environmental 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 February 4, 2013. To be assured of consideration for the positions, interested applicants should apply before 4:30 p.m. on February 4, 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 supervisor identified below. For general information, please see our website: www.law.alaska.gov.
The Environmental section of the Fairbanks Attorney General's Office is recruiting for a full-time attorney. The attorney will represent the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation on a variety of transactional, administrative, and litigation matters relating to the agency's Divisions of Air Quality, Water, Spill Prevention and Response, and Environmental Health. Such matters would likely include contaminated sites, oil spills, project permitting and permit compliance. The attorney may also assist state agencies in the development of new regulations and legislation.
Because the work associated with the position can be adjusted to some degree depending on the experience of the attorney hired, we will consider both entry-level and experienced applicants. Clean Water Act and Clean Air Act expertise is desirable.
For additional information about the position, contact Steve Mulder at (907) 269-5274 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 February 4, 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.