Department of Justice Attorney Employment Opportunity
Financial Fraud/Consumer Protection Section
Position Number: 7505181
Open Date: September 25, 2013
Close Date: October 16, 2013
Salary: $65,580—$128,604 Annually
Job Duties and Qualifications:
The Oregon Department of Justice (DOJ) is seeking applicants for an Assistant Attorney General position in its Salem office of the Financial Fraud/Consumer Protection Section of the Civil Enforcement Division. This AAG will be primarily responsible for enforcement of Oregon’s consumer protection laws. A minimum of five years’ civil litigation experience is required. This must include first-chair trial experience. Solid research and writing skills are required.
This position will be filled at the Assistant Attorney General or Senior Assistant Attorney General level. Actual salary will be based upon prior experience and other factors. Excellent employee benefits are provided. This position is represented by the Oregon Association of Justice Attorneys.
Questions concerning this position should be addressed to Frederick M. Boss, Division Administrator, at (503) 934-4400.
All final candidates for employment must pass a thorough criminal background investigation.
Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The Department of Justice is an equal opportunity employer, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age or disability, and is committed to workplace diversity.
Applicants must possess a certificate of admission to the Bar of the State of Oregon and be eligible to practice law before the courts of the State of Oregon at the time of appointment.
Interested applicants must submit a writing sample suitable for assessing analytical and writing ability, resume, and letter of interest. The letter of interest must reference the position number noted above.
Application materials must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the close date and may be mailed to Department of Justice, Human Resources, Jill Woods, 1162 Court Street, Salem, OR 97301, or faxed to (503) 373-0367 (secure fax).
If you are selected for an interview and require particular accommodation for the interview, please inform the person scheduling the interview.
There is currently one vacancy, which may be filled at either level (Legal Counsel, Senior or a Legal Counsel 2). Applications/Resumes will be reviewed as received. This recruitment closes at 11:59 PM (Pacific Time) ON WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2013; however, the closing date may be extended to expand the pool of qualified candidates. This position is based in Oregon City.
The Oregon Department of Justice Civil Enforcement Division is recruiting to fill two Paralegal positions to support their Civil Recovery Section in Salem. These are full-time, permanent positions represented by SEIU.The purpose of the Civil Recovery program is to assist state agencies when litigation assistance in bankruptcy or post-judgment assistance of counsel is necessary to recover on a claim for money or monetary damages owed to the state; or to recover, or protect the state’s interest in real or personal property. Any state agency may refer cases to this section.
This recruitment will be used to fill the current vacancies and may be used to fill future vacancies.
Finalists will be subject to a computerized Criminal History and Driver and Motor Vehicle Services check as well as a thorough background investigation. Adverse background data may be grounds for immediate disqualification.