The Arizona Attorney General’s Office Child and Family Protection Division is seeking an Assistant Attorney General for the Civil and Criminal Litigation and Advice Section (CLA) which represents the Department of Economic Security (DES) and the Department of Child Safety (DCS).
The attorney’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to, providing advice to some of the over eighty DES social programs and agencies, including programs for the blind and visually impaired, Adult Protective Services, the Department of Developmental Disabilities, and the Rehabilitation Services Administration; representing DES and DCS in civil litigation and administrative proceedings pertaining to foster care certification and licensing, adoption and guardianship subsidy appeals, and protective services review team appeals; and additional tasks as assigned by supervisory personnel.
The writing sample should contain an analysis of some substantive legal issue and provide insight concerning your ability to think and to explain and advocate for a particular position.
The Attorney General's Office offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:
Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year
Health and dental insurance
Life insurance and long-term disability insurance
Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance
For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page
• Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS).
• Please note, enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Human Resources at (602) 542-8056 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
During all phases of the selection process, people with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting the AG’s Human Resources Office at (602) 542-8056 or via e-mail at HumanResources@azag.gov. The Arizona Office of the Attorney General does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, sexual orientation or age in its programs, activities or in its hiring and employment practices. The following division has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Operations Division, 2005 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85004, Phone: (602) 542-8056, Fax: (602) 542-8000.
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