Job Posting: Consumer Law Section, Public Rights Division

Department of Justice

JC-168599
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Consumer Law Section, Public Rights Division
SUPERVISING DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL

$11,209.00 - $14,401.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: 9/16/2019

Job Description and Duties

The Consumer Law Section of the Public Rights Division handles difficult legal work relating to unfair or unlawful acts and practices of businesses and false advertising. Work handled by the section encompasses a broad range of consumer issues including predatory lending, consumer financial products, product safety, legislative analyses and testimony, and appellate work on consumer-related issues.

Under the general supervision of the Senior Assistant Attorney General, the Chief Assistant Attorney General, the Chief Deputy Attorney General, and the Attorney General, the Supervising Deputy Attorney General directs and monitors the work of a team of Deputy Attorneys General and non-attorney legal professionals; personally performs and supervises complex legal work including investigations, trials, appeals, regulatory and legislative matters; evaluates team members' performance; provides training and mentoring to team and section members; handles general administrative matters; and participates in the interview and selection process for team and section members.

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Additional Documents

Position Details

Job Code #:
JC-168599
Position #(s):
420-453-5703-XXX
Working Title:
Consumer Law Section, Public Rights Division
Classification:
SUPERVISING DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL
$11,209.00 - $14,401.00
# of Positions:
1
Work Location:
San Francisco County
Job Type:
Permanent, Full Time
Facility:
PRD-Janae Christopher

Department Information

• This position is located in the Division of Public Rights, Consumer Law Section and may be filled in San Francisco.

• 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

• Clearly indicate the Job Control Code(s) 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.

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

• Please note that appointment to the DAG classification will be made using the Attorney examination. The Attorney and DAG III examination may be found on-line 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: 9/16/2019

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-168599)
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-168599)
Office of the Attorney General/Public Rights Division
1300 I Street, 10th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814
Please have date stamped in mail room, before dropping off to my office.
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 is required.
  • 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:

Knowledge and experience in complex litigation and investigations and in the use of California's consumer protection and privacy laws. Incumbents should have excellent oral and written skills; be able to work effectively and calmly under pressure; be creative and resourceful problem solvers; exercise exceptional judgment when interacting with staff, stakeholders, and consumers; possess initiative; have experience with complex and multi-jurisdictional investigations and litigation; have familiarity with the use of litigation technology; and show strong organizational skills. Knowledge of bargaining unit MOUs, civil service laws and rules, and disciplinary process preferable.

Contact Information

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

Hiring Unit Contact:
Nicklas Akers, Senior Assistant Attorney General
(415) 510-3364
Nicklas.Akers@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