Job Posting: Indian and Gaming Law Section, Deputy Attorney General III/IV

Department of Justice

JC-202666
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Indian and Gaming Law Section, Deputy Attorney General III/IV
DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL III

$9,463.00 - $12,140.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: 7/15/2020

Job Description and Duties

Deputy Attorneys General in the Indian and Gaming Law Section handle both Indian law and gambling issues. Deputies advise and represent the State and the Governor in negotiation, interpretation, enforcement, and litigation in state and federal court concerning tribal gaming compacts.  Deputies also counsel the State and the Governor regarding various Indian law issues including environmental impacts resulting from projects occurring on tribal land.  Deputies provide counsel to the Attorney General on Indian law and gambling issues, including unlawful gambling. Additionally, Deputies advise and represent the Department of Justice Bureau of Gambling Control and the California Gambling Control Commission in administrative and judicial proceedings in connection with their respective compact, gambling regulatory programs, and gambling licensing programs, and the California Horse Racing Board and the California State Lottery in judicial proceedings. Deputies' duties also include work relating to Major League Sporting Event Raffles Program, and actions under the Unfair Competition Law relating to unlawful gambling. The section relies heavily on a spirit of cooperation, team effort and mutual accommodation. Travel within California may be required. 

 

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Additional Documents

Position Details

Job Code #:
JC-202666
Position #(s):
420-315-5706-XXX
Working Title:
Indian and Gaming Law Section, Deputy Attorney General III/IV
Classification:
DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL III
$9,463.00 - $12,140.00
DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL IV
$10,453.00 - $13,421.00
# of Positions:
1
Work Location:
San Diego County
Job Type:
Permanent, Full Time
Work Week:
Monday-Friday

Department Information

  • This position is located in the Public Rights Division, Indian and Gaming Law Section and may be filled in San Diego (JC-202666) or Sacramento (JC-202737). However, only one (1) STD 678 State Application is needed. Please clearly indicate your preferred city or cities and the corresponding JC code(s) in the “Examination or Job Title(s) For Which You Are Applying” section of your State Application.
  • 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 please visit the Attorney General’s website at www.oag.ca.gov.
  • If you'd like to speak with a recruiter prior to submitting your application, please email Recruiters@doj.ca.gov.

Special Requirements

  • A fingerprint check will be required.
  • Clearly indicate the Job Code(s), location(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.
  • 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.  To search for all online examinations offered by the California Department of Human Resources, please visit the Exam/Assessment Search page on the CalCareers website.
  • The DAG III examination may be found on-line at  http://oag.ca.gov/careers/exams.
  • DAG III applicants are those with at least 6 years of legal experience.

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: 7/15/2020

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: Courtney Tanner (JC-202666)
1300 I Street 720
Sacramento, CA 95814

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

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

Courtney Tanner (JC-202666)
1300 I Street 720
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 - Cover Letter- A cover letter is required and must be included. 
  • Other - Writing Sample, consisting of a dispositive motion, pretrial motion, or appellate brief 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:

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: We seek candidates who are creative and strategic legal thinkers, self-starters, hard-working, and able to work under tight deadlines and pressure.  Candidates should have experience in complex litigation, the ability to exercise strong analytical, research, writing and verbal communication skills.  Candidates with experience in analyzing transactional documents are of particular interest.  Candidates should have the ability to work closely with superiors, peers, subordinates and client agency representatives and be proficient in using Microsoft Word. Candidates should be able to function independently and contribute to team assignments.

 

Contact Information

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

Hiring Unit Contact:
Courtney Tanner
(916) 210-7235
Courtney.Tanner@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