Job Posting: Fraud and Special Prosecutions Section

Department of Justice

JC-114445
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Fraud and Special Prosecutions Section
DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL III

$5,602.00 - $13,716.00

Final Filing Date: 7/19/2018

Job Description and Duties

Deputies in the Fraud and Special Prosecutions Section are experienced trial attorneys who work independently in the prosecution of a full range of complex, multi-jurisdictional criminal cases within the mission of the section. This includes various forms of fraud, such as securities fraud, mortgage fraud, environmental fraud, tax fraud, public corruption, human trafficking, and underground economy cases, as well as criminal violations within the scope of the Bureau of Children’s Justice. Section deputies coordinate legal and law enforcement professionals and handle every stage of investigation and prosecution from referral to jury trial, and may be cross-designated as federal prosecutors and tasked to assist multiagency task forces, such as TRaCE, and other law enforcement. Deputies are required to travel and fully participate in investigations and prosecutions in other jurisdictions.

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Additional Documents

Position Details

Job Code #:
JC-114445
Position #(s):
420-241-5706-XXX
Working Title:
Fraud and Special Prosecutions Section
Classification:
DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL III
$9,210.00 - $11,815.00
DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL IV
$10,173.00 - $13,062.00
DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL V
$10,746.00 - $13,716.00
DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL
$5,602.00 - $9,760.00
# of Positions:
1
Work Location:
Sacramento County
Job Type:
Permanent, Full Time

Department Information

  • This position is located in the Division of Criminal Law, Fraud and Special Prosecutions Section. 
  • DAG IV and V – DOJ lateral transfers only. Only those individuals currently in these classifications will be considered.

  • The Department of Justice will not be considering a Training & Development assignment 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. 
  • JC-114445 must clearly be stated in the "Examination or Job Title(s) For Which You Are Applying" section of your state application (STD 678). 
  • Individuals must have list eligibility in order to gain employment with the California Office of the Attorney General. The process is described at http://oag.ca.gov/careers/exams.

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: 7/19/2018

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: Jennifer Nuesca (JC-114445)
Office of the Attorney General/Criminal 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:

Jennifer Nuesca (JC-114445)
Office of the Attorney General/Criminal 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 -
    • Include a cover letter of no more than two pages describing the relevant skills, knowledge, training and experience you possess and why you feel you are the most qualified for this position. 
    • Include a Writing Sample
  • Other -

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


  • Resume is required and must be included.
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:

Substantial experience in felony criminal trial practice; knowledge of state and federal criminal laws and procedures; a talent and interest in trial preparation and practice in document intensive cases; demonstrated skill in litigation and legal research and writing; a self­ starter; able to effectively work under stress and time pressures; a willingness to travel; ability to organize and manage complex financial investigations.

Contact Information

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

Hiring Unit Contact:
Teresa Low
(916) 210-7302
teresa.low@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