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  • 507163
  • Full-time





Job Location:

Address:  1455 S ALVERNON WAY

Posting Details:

Salary: $55,000 

Grade: 20

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Job Summary:

The Arizona Attorney General’s Office Child and Family Protection Division/Child Support Services Section is seeking an Executive Staff Assistant to be the Unit Office Administrator.

Job Duties:

This position is responsible for the office administrator functions including, providing training, guidance, and leadership to the assigned Unit. This position is responsible for supervising, organizing and assigning work to subordinate staff, selecting work methods and procedures, interviewing, hiring , training, mentoring, disciplinary actions, providing support to all staff, and attend management meetings. This position will maintain and approve attendance reports and leave request. This position oversees the functions of the support staff that are required to meet the needs of the AAGs, courts, and legal processes such as pleadings and calendar schedules.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Supervisory principles and practices
Problem solving techniques
Techniques and principles for writing briefs, opinions, motions, responses, reports and other legal documents in appropriate format
Legal concepts, terminology, principles and procedures
Ethical obligations and requirements
All applicable federal codes, state statutes, administrative rules and regulations
Methods to extract vital information from a variety of sources for legal research
Discovery procedures
File management and effective trial preparation
Extract and utilize information from statues, court decisions, legal documents and all related records
Train, plan and organize work activities for subordinate staff
Drafting complex legal documents/reports
Perform paralegal duties including but not limited to file preparation for court hearings and paternity litigation functions
Effective leadership skills
Interviewing, interacting with and obtaining information from clients, Federal, State and local government agencies, witnesses and court personnel
To identify and resolve issues
To Supervise
To effectively communicate orally and in writing
To work well with others
Proficiently in a variety of computer programs

Selective Preference(s):

Two years legal experience

Pre-Employment Requirements:

• Travel may be required for this position. A valid Arizona Driver’s License is required, along with consent to have your driving record run periodically.
• All applicants under serious consideration for hire with the Attorney General's Office are required to be fingerprinted by the Office and complete a criminal background check through State and Federal agencies. A job offer cannot be tendered until the candidate has successfully passed the initial background check. Your record does not automatically constitute a bar to employment. Factors such as, but not limited to, age at time of offense and age of offense, as well as the relationship between the offense and the job for which you apply will be taken into account.


The Attorney General's Office offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:
Sick leave
Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year
Health and dental insurance
Retirement plan
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.

Contact Us:

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Human Resources at (602) 542-8056 or email us at humanresources@azag.gov.

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.


All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.