Job Posting: CANNABIS CONTROL SECTION SENIOR LEGAL ANALYST

Department of Justice

JC-113421
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CANNABIS CONTROL SECTION SENIOR LEGAL ANALYST
SENIOR LEGAL ANALYST

$3,829.00 - $6,542.00

Final Filing Date: 7/31/2018

Job Description and Duties

Under the general supervision of a Supervising Deputy Attorney General, and assigned Deputy Attorneys General, the candidate will independently work as a case coordinator for the Section; manage a large caseload of assigned matters; analyze and evaluate investigative files referred by cannabis licensing agencies and recommend action; prepare accusations, statements of issues, petitions, and associated pleadings on cannabis licensing cases for filing; assist attorneys in solving problems related to cannabis licensing matters; perform and summarize legal research to support a legal conclusion; complete projects as required; assist attorneys in the preparation of cases for trial and assist in the presentation of cases; provide litigation support in connection with civil/administrative actions; may assist attorneys with representation of client agencies at administrative hearings, all related to the enforcement work of the Cannabis Control Section's client agencies.

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Additional Documents

Position Details

Job Code #:
JC-113421
Position #(s):
420-291-5333-XXX
Working Title:
CANNABIS CONTROL SECTION SENIOR LEGAL ANALYST
Classification:
SENIOR LEGAL ANALYST
$5,223.00 - $6,542.00
LEGAL ANALYST
$4,344.00 - $5,439.00
LEGAL ASSISTANT
$3,829.00 - $4,793.00
# of Positions:
1
Work Location:
San Diego County
Job Type:
Permanent, Full Time
Work Shift:
Day Shift (8 am - 5 pm)
Work Week:
Monday - Friday

Department Information

  • This position is located in the Division of Civil Law, Cannabis Control Section. 
  • Please disregard the Training and Development Assignment language below, as the Department of Justice will not be considering this type of appointment for this position.

  • Please disregard the SROA/Surplus language below, as the Department of Justice requires applicants to submit their SROA/Surplus letter, if that is the basis of their eligibility. 
  • For more information about the department please visit the Attorney General’s website at www.oag.ca.gov.

Special Requirements

  • A fingerprint check will be required.
  • Clearly indicate the Job Control Code (JC-113421) and the title of this position in the “Examination or Job Title(s) For Which You Are Applying” section located on the first page of your State Application (STD 678) form.
  • Individuals who are new to State service must have list eligibility in order to gain employment with the Office of the Attorney General. Process is described at: https://jobs.ca.gov/

Application Instructions

Completed applications and all required documents must be received or postmarked by the Final Filing Date in order to be considered. Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application.

Final Filing Date: 7/31/2018

Who May Apply

Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, have list eligibility, are in the process of obtaining list eligibility, or have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility (please attach your letter, if available). SROA and Surplus candidates are given priority; therefore, individuals with other eligibility may be considered in the event no SROA or Surplus candidates apply.

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to move forward in the selection process.

Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications stated in the Classification Specification(s).

How To Apply

Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at www.jobs.ca.gov. When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included. If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:

Address for Mailing Application Packages

You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:

Department of Justice
Attn: Vanessa Ventura
Office of the Attorney General/Civil Law Division
1300 I Street, 10th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:

Vanessa Ventura
Office of the Attorney General/Civil Law Division
1300 I Street, 10th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Required Application Package Documents

The following items are required to be submitted with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

  • Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at www.jobs.ca.gov. All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
  • Other -
    • A cover letter is required. 
    • A resume is required. 
    • A writing sample is required.
  • Other -

    Click on the following link to complete the California Department of Justice Recruitment Survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/7B2829L

Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.

Desirable Qualifications

In addition to evaluating each candidate's relative ability, as demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:

Ability to independently organize and manage a large number of assigned tasks related to administrative actions; analyze investigative material to determine sufficiency of evidence to support charges and to determine the violations that can be alleged; communicate effectively, orally and in writing, as an advocate for a client; work independently under case movement guidelines; establish and maintain effective relationships with DOJ staff, personnel of cannabis licensing agencies/clients, administrative law judges, and opposing parties or counsel; and assist with representation of client agencies in administrative hearings. Proficiency with computer applications, including ProLaw, HotDocs and Microsoft Office programs (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook), WestLaw, LexisNexis, WestKM, Law Desk, Concordance, and CaseMap. Experience with drafting administrative pleadings, such as accusations, statements of issues and petitions to revoke probation; assisting attorneys with preparation for administrative hearings; and performing work effectively while under pressure.

Contact Information

The Hiring Unit Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process.

Hiring Unit Contact:
Harinder Kapur, SAAG
(619) 738-9407
Harinder.Kapur@doj.ca.gov

Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department's EEO Office.

EEO Contact:
EEO Officer
(916) 210-7580
EERROffice@doj.ca.gov
California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice) TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free work place. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.

Application Methods:
Electronic (Using your CalCareer Account)
By Mail
Drop-off