Assistant Attorney General, Major Crimes & Emerging Threats (00329) – Alexandria

Commonwealth Of Virginia

Working Title Assistant Attorney General, Major Crimes & Emerging Threats (00329)
Role Title Non-Classified
Job Open Date 04/06/2020
Job Close Date 04/28/2021
Open Until Filled No
Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)? No
Hiring Range Commensurate with experience.
Agency Attorney General (141)
Agency Website
Location Alexandria – 510
Position Number 00329
Job Posting Number 1078241
Type of Recruitment General Public – G
Does this position have telework options? No
Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference No
Job Type Full-Time (Salaried)
Job Type Detail Full-Time Salaried – Non-Faculty- FTS-1
Pay Band UG
Job Description

The Virginia Office of the Attorney General is seeking a highly-qualified attorney to join the Major Crimes and Emerging Threats Section of the Criminal Justice and Public Safety Division. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to use his/her legal research, writing and advocacy skills and litigation abilities. We offer the challenge and opportunity of public service, work-life balance, and an attractive compensation package inclusive of paid time off, paid holidays, health/dental/life insurance, retirement and more.

The Major Crimes and Emerging Threats Section is the primary prosecutorial arm of the Office of the Attorney General. This position will be funded as part of a High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) designation and service agreement. This position will be based in the United States Attorneys Office, Eastern District, Alexandria, Virginia. The majority of the attorneys time will be devoted to criminal investigations, prosecutions and litigation of narcotics trafficking cases in federal court and handling other matters as needed. This position requires extensive knowledge of the state and federal criminal justice systems and prosecuting crimes involving Drug Trafficking Organizations. HIDTA service agreements last for one year and are typically renewable.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must have graduated from an accredited law school and be admitted to the Virginia State Bar or be eligible for admission. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years of relevant experience, including prosecutorial experience in Virginia and federal courts as well as experience conducting criminal investigations through grand juries. Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills are required as well as excellent written and oral communication skills, and the ability to analyze and manage complex cases. An ability to work independently and serve as a liaison with varying organizations is essential.

Preferred Qualifications
Special Requirements

The following application materials are required:

Cover Letter
Writing Sample

A criminal background check will be conducted on successful candidate.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applications for this position must be submitted electronically through this website.

To be considered for this opportunity, a complete application, including all previous employment, with job duties listed, supervisory contacts and education is required. Blank fields and See Attached Resume will not be accepted.

Failure to complete any section of the application may result in disqualification.

Name Human Resources
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