Assistant Attorney General

DIVISION: Criminal Prosecutions

POSTING NUMBER: 18-0058
JOB TITLE: Assistant Attorney General III

WORKING TITLE: Assistant Attorney General
MONTHLY SALARY: $6,065.75
POSTING DATE: September 28, 2017 DURATION: Until Filled
LOCATION: 300 W. 15th Street, 15th Floor, Austin, TX 78701

GENERAL DESCRIPTION
THIS POSITION IS GRANT FUNDED UNTIL 9/30/2018. CONTINUATION OF THIS POSITION BEYOND 9/30/2018 IS DEPENDENT UPON AVAILABILITY OF FUNDING. Performs
moderately complex attorney work for the Election Fraud Investigations project of the Criminal Prosecutions Division. The Office of the Attorney General is a state agency with over 4000
employees throughout the State of Texas. Work involves providing legal advice, counsel, and assistance to client state agencies, local prosecutors, and law enforcement entities; reviewing,
evaluating, and rendering legal opinions. OAG employees enjoy excellent benefits along with tremendous opportunities to do important work and make a positive difference in the lives of
all Texans.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Prepares election fraud cases for trial; represents the State’s interest in criminal matters; handles all phases of criminal prosecution from investigation through trial and appellate process;
and handles complex and sensitive grand jury investigations and presentations
Represents the Office of the Attorney General before state or federal district and appellate courts; prepares legal documents, including but not limited to briefs, pleadings, and memoranda;
performs legal research and investigations, and reports findings and conclusions; and participates in hearings and in the discovery process
Assists with or performs training for law enforcement entities, prosecutors and other governmental staff; and assists in drafting bills and amendments for legislative consideration
Performs related work as assigned
Maintains relevant knowledge necessary to perform essential job functions
Attends work regularly in compliance with agreed-upon work schedule
Ensures security and confidentiality of sensitive and/or protected information
Complies with all agency policies and procedures, including those pertaining to ethics and integrity

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education: Graduation from an accredited law school with a J.D.
Licensed as an attorney by the State of Texas
Member in good standing with the State Bar of Texas
Experience: Three years of full-time experience working in the following fields as a licensed attorney: Criminal Prosecutions or Election Fraud
Knowledge of laws and legal principles and practices relevant to the prosecution of criminal cases
Skill in handling multiple tasks, prioritizing, and meeting deadlines
Skill in effective oral and written communication
Skill in exercising sound judgment and effective decision making
Ability to receive and respond positively to constructive feedback
Ability to work cooperatively with others in a professional office environment
Ability to provide excellent customer service
Ability to arrange for personal transportation for business-related travel
Ability to work more than 40 hours as needed and in compliance with the FLSA
Ability to lift and relocate 30 lbs.
Ability to travel (including overnight travel) up to 50%

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
More than three years’ experience handling criminal prosecutions
Experience in handling Election Fraud prosecutions

TRAVEL
50%

TO APPLY
All applications for employment with the Office of the Attorney General must be submitted electronically through www.WorkInTexas.com. A State of Texas application in WorkInTexas (WIT)
must be completed to be considered. Your application for this position may subject you to a criminal background check pursuant to the Texas Government Code. WIT JOB MATCH:
Occupational Category: Legal; Occupation: Lawyers; Industry: Public Administration. Military Crosswalk information can be accessed at
http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_Legal.pdf.

THE OAG IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER