Job Posting: HEALTH, EDUCATION & WELFARE - SUPERVISING DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL

Department of Justice

JC-209003
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HEALTH, EDUCATION & WELFARE - SUPERVISING DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL
SUPERVISING DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL

$11,517.00 - $14,797.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: 8/17/2020

Job Description and Duties

Under the general supervision of the Senior Assistant Attorney General (SAAG), the Chief Assistant Attorney General, the Chief Deputy Attorney General, and the Attorney General, the Supervising Deputy Attorney General (SDAG) provides proactive, organized, detail-oriented, hands-on leadership, supervision, direction, training, and mentorship to a team of legal professionals that includes Deputy Attorneys General (DAGs) and paralegals. SDAG duties also include: directing the work of support staff; evaluating the performance of DAGs and paralegals; providing training to DAGs and paralegals; handling general administrative matters; interviewing candidates for open positions; and performing difficult and complex legal work. The SDAG works collaboratively and professionally with colleagues, section members, and support staff; maintains a professional and positive relationship with clients and courts; and exercises appropriate discretion in the handling of personnel and other sensitive or privileged matters. The SDAG must also handle general administrative, personnel, and management matters, and ensure that his or her team members are appropriately and effectively litigating their assigned cases and producing high-quality work in an efficient and productive manner. The SDAG may also perform the most difficult legal work—often as the lead attorney—related to trials, appeals, and class actions, requiring the highest level of independent judgment; may appear before various federal and state courts on the most difficult and sensitive cases; and may appear in the highest levels of the appellate courts. The SDAG also advises various legal jurisdictions, public officials, and representatives of public agencies on legal issues; conducts or supervises special investigations of the most sensitive or difficult nature; and drafts and analyzes legislative measures and regulations.

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Additional Documents

Position Details

Job Code #:
JC-209003
Position #(s):
420-147-5703-XXX
Working Title:
HEALTH, EDUCATION & WELFARE - SUPERVISING DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL
Classification:
SUPERVISING DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL
$11,517.00 - $14,797.00
# of Positions:
1
Work Location:
San Diego County
Job Type:
Permanent, Full Time

Department Information

  • This position is located in the Division of Civil Law, Health, Education and Welfare Section.

  • 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-209003 must clearly be stated in the "Examination or Job Title(s) For Which You Are Applying" section of your state application (STD 678).
  • Must be present in the office during regular business hours and must be available by telephone to address any departmental emergencies when out of the office during working hours.

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: 8/17/2020

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: Marija Dokic (JC-209003)
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:

Marija Dokic (JC-209003)
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
  • Other -
    •  An unredacted writing sample consisting of a dispositive motion, pretrial motion, or apellate brief preferably written in the prior six months
  • Other -
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:


Strong organizational skills.  
Excellent written and oral communication skills.  Strong inter-personal skills.  Ability to work under pressure, demonstrate initiative, and to be a creative and resourceful problem solver.  Ability to demonstrate good judgment and diplomacy when interacting with clients, the public, and all levels of Department of Justice staff.  Superior writing and editing skills.  Command of all aspects of civil litigation practice in both state and federal courts.  Knowledge of bargaining unit MOUs, civil service laws and rules, and disciplinary process is helpful.  

Contact Information

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

Human Resources Contact:
Marija Dokic
(916) 210-7157
marija.dokic@doj.ca.gov
Hiring Unit Contact:
Cheryl Feiner
(415) 510-3450
cheryl.feiner@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