Job Posting: Charitable Trusts Section, Deputy Attorney General

Department of Justice

JC-164418
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Charitable Trusts Section, Deputy Attorney General
DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL III

$9,210.00 - $11,815.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: 9/6/2019

Job Description and Duties

The Attorney General has a primary responsibility for regulating and supervising charitable organizations, trustees, and their fundraisers. To carry out this oversight responsibility, the Charitable Trusts Section investigates and obtains judicial relief regarding financial abuse and mismanagement by charity directors and trustees, and fraudulent charitable solicitation by charities and their commercial fundraisers. The Section also defends bequests to charity in wills and trusts in probate court, and exercises the Attorney General's review authority over the transfer of control of nonprofit healthcare facilities. In addition, the Section provides guidance to staff at the Registry of Charitable Trusts, responds to public inquiries regarding applicable law, and manages Registry compliance projects, including the administrative law process involved in suspension and revocation of charity registration. Typical duties of the Deputy Attorney General in the Section include conducting investigations, litigating enforcement actions in trial and appellate courts, conducting administrative enforcement actions, researching charitable trust legal issues, coordinating investigations and legal actions with state and federal agencies, conducting public outreach and responding to public inquiries, reviewing transactions involving charitable assets, including the sale or transfer of nonprofits, drafting regulations and legislation affecting charities, and defending the State Controller in escheat matters.

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Additional Documents

Position Details

Job Code #:
JC-164418
Position #(s):
420-415-5706-003
Working Title:
Charitable Trusts Section, Deputy Attorney General
Classification:
DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL III
$9,210.00 - $11,815.00 A
DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL IV
$10,173.00 - $13,062.00 A
DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL
$5,602.00 - $5,827.00 A
$5,609.00 - $6,403.00 B
$6,760.00 - $8,501.00 C
$7,609.00 - $9,760.00 D
# of Positions:
1
Work Location:
Los Angeles County
Job Type:
Permanent, Full Time
Facility:
PRD-Janae Christopher

Department Information

• This position is located in the Division of Public Rights, Charitable Trust Section, and may be filled in Los Angeles (JC-164418).

• DAG IV consideration – lateral transfers only.

• 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 of Justice, please visit the Attorney General’s website at http://www.oag.ca.gov.

Special Requirements

• A fingerprint check will be required for those hired from outside of the Department of Justice.

• Individuals who are new to state service 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.

• Clearly indicate the Job Control Code (JC-164418) 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.

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: 9/6/2019

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.CalCareers.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: Janae Christopher (JC-164418)
Office of the Attorney General/Public Rights 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:

Janae Christopher (JC-164418)
Office of the Attorney General/Public Rights 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.CalCareers.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.
  • Resume is required and must be included.
  • Other - A writing sample and cover letter are required and must be submitted.
  • Other -

    Click on the following link to complete the California Department of Justice Recruitment Survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NC8SQ6N

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:

Applicants must have excellent analytical, written and oral communication, and research skills. Civil litigation experience is highly desirable, including drafting pleadings, conducting discovery, negotiating settlements, and making court appearances. Experience conducting investigations, especially involving financial matters, is desirable. Experience in nonprofit law, probate law, appellate law, or administrative law, legislation or regulations is helpful. Experience working with nonprofits and financial professionals, such as auditors or accountants, is valued. Ideal applicants are self-starters who take initiative, have strong organizational skills, and the ability to meet deadlines and work well with peers and supervisors, both within a team and independently. Ideal applicants have a demonstrated interest in charities, government, or public interest law. Applicants should demonstrate that they exercise good judgment and will maintain professionalism in all interactions with members of the public, opposing counsel, and the judiciary. Applicants should demonstrate that they have the ability and willingness to learn new areas of law, new procedures, and new skills.

Contact Information

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

Hiring Unit Contact:
Vicki Culpepper
210-7309 ext:
vicki.culpepper@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