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The Office of the Attorney General is seeking a Senior Victim Advocate to join the Programs Section of the Executive and Administration Division.  We offer the challenge and opportunity of public service, work-life balance, and an attractive compensation package inclusive of paid time off, paid holidays, health/dental/life insurance, retirement and more.  This is a grant-funded position.

 

SENIOR VICTIM ADVOCATE (00211)
OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL
EXECUTIVE AND ADMINISTRATION DIVISION
PROGRAMS SECTION

 

DUTIES:  The Senior Victim Advocate provides direct services and support to victims and witnesses involved in cases under criminal appeal. Duties include providing timely notifications of court proceedings, scheduling meetings with Assistant Attorneys General, accompanying victims to court, assisting with travel requests and making appropriate referrals for services as needed.  Additionally, as Lethality Assessment Program Coordinator, this position assists localities in developing, implementing, and sustaining a lethality assessment program to decrease intimate partner homicides.  The Coordinator is also responsible for managing the OAG’s responsibilities under the Improving Criminal Justice Response (ICJR) grant partnership.  The position requires frequent and extensive travel across the Commonwealth and occasional travel outside of the state.  This position is located in the City of Richmond.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:  Applicants must have an undergraduate degree in one of the following areas: social work, sociology, psychology, criminal justice, public administration, education, mass communications or other related subject.  Applicants must have a minimum of five years of experience working with crime victims, local law enforcement, prosecutors, and victim advocates.  Candidates must demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills and have experience training a variety of audiences.  Working knowledge of the Lethality Assessment Program (LAP) or other domestic violence risk assessment tools and experience with grant reporting and project management is required, as is experience working with underserved populations and extensive knowledge of the criminal justice system. Candidates must have demonstrated computer proficiency with word processing (Microsoft products preferred).  A criminal background check will be completed on successful candidate.

 

SALARY:  Salary is commensurate with education, experience, and qualifications.

 

TO APPLY:  Please apply on-line at https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com..  Veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply. To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Friday, May 3, 2019.

 

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A unique opportunity exists to work in the Virginia Office of the Attorney General, Trial Section of the Civil Litigation Division.  We offer the challenge and opportunity of public service, work-life balance, and an attractive compensation package inclusive of paid time off, paid holidays, health/dental/life insurance, retirement and more.

 

LEGAL SECRETARY (00091)
OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL
TRIAL SECTION (GENERAL CIVIL & TRIAL UNIT)
CIVIL LITIGATION DIVISION

 

DUTIES:  The General Civil & Trial Unit is a component of the Civil Division’s Trial Section.  This position primarily provides secretarial and administrative support to members of the General Civil & Trial Unit as the first level of assistance regarding information systems and other administrative problems and procedures.  Secretarial duties include typing, opening new files, filing pleadings and correspondence, managing docket/correspondence control for attorneys, creating and maintaining legal document databases, calendaring and scheduling, completing travel and other administrative forms for attorneys, and administering record retention responsibilities. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:  The successful candidate will demonstrate exceptional secretarial and organizational skills as well as technical proficiency using Microsoft Word (typing skill of 60-70 wpm), a working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint, a working knowledge of legal procedures, and the ability to exercise logical reasoning in decision making.  Because of frequent telephone contact with Court staff, expert and lay witnesses, court reporters, and opposing counsel, excellent communication skills, including a courteous and professional demeanor, are required.  A candidate also must demonstrate the ability to work well under pressure and adjust priorities without close supervision.  The position requires the ability to work independently and as a member of a team.  A candidate must demonstrate leadership skills indicative of possessing the ability to work with the Trial Section Chief, General Civil & Trial Unit Manager, attorneys, and secretaries, and with the Civil Division’s administrative managers in managing the day-to-day administrative operations of the Trial Section and General Civil & Trial Unit.  The opportunity exists for the successful candidate to start as a legal secretary senior depending upon experience.

 

SALARY:  The starting salary is commensurate with education, experience, and qualifications.

 

TO APPLY:  Please apply on-line at https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com.  Veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.  To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Friday, May 3, 2019.

 

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A unique opportunity exists to work in the Virginia Office of the Attorney General, Transportation Section of the Government Operations and Transactions Division.  We offer the challenge and opportunity of public service, work-life balance, and an attractive compensation package inclusive of paid time off, paid holidays, health/dental/life insurance, retirement and more.

 

LEGAL SECRETARY (00210)
OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL
GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS AND TRANSACTIONS DIVISION
TRANSPORTATION SECTION

 

DUTIES:  Position provides secretarial and administrative support to all Section members as the first level of assistance regarding information systems and other administrative problems and procedures.  Secretarial duties include word processing as needed, opening and maintaining files, managing section schedules, answering telephones, responding to citizen inquiries, completing travel and other administrative forms for attorneys, and administering record retention responsibilities.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:  The successful candidate will demonstrate exceptional administrative and organizational skills as well as technical proficiency using Microsoft Word, a working knowledge of Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint, a working knowledge of real estate transaction flow and terminology, and the ability to exercise logical reasoning in decision making.  Because of the need for effective communication both internally and externally, excellent communication skills, including a courteous and professional demeanor, are required.  Candidate also must demonstrate the ability to work well under pressure, and adjust priorities without close supervision.  The position requires a strong work ethic and the ability to multi-task.  Candidate must demonstrate leadership skills indicative of possessing the ability to work with the Section Chief, Section attorneys, and Division and agency representatives in managing the day-to-day administrative operations of the Section.  Knowledge of LawBase and Worldox would be a plus. 

 

 

SALARY:  Starting salary commensurate with education, experience and qualifications.

 

 

TO APPLY:   Please apply on-line at https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com.  Veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.  To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Friday, April 26, 2019.

 

 

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A unique opportunity exists to work in the Virginia Office of the Attorney General, in the Environmental Section of the Government Operations & Transactions Division.  We offer the challenge and opportunity of public service, work-life balance, and an attractive compensation package inclusive of paid time off, paid holidays, health/dental/life insurance, retirement and more.

Assistant Attorney General (00345)
Office of the Attorney General
Government Operations & Transactions Division
Environmental Section

DUTIES:  The attorney in this position will provide both advice and litigation services to Virginia’s environmental agencies, including the Department of Environmental Quality, and the Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy.  Duties of this position include significant client contact; handling civil and administrative litigation; review of environmental-related legislation and regulations; and drafting official opinions for the Attorney General.  This position is located in Richmond, Virginia reporting directly to the Chief of the Environmental Section.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:  All candidates must be admitted to the Virginia State Bar.  Applicants must have a demonstrated ability to work independently and within a team.  Excellent interpersonal skills are required, as well as excellent written and oral communication skills, technical drafting skills and the ability to analyze and manage complex cases and transactions.  The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three (3) years of relevant experience, including first and second chair trial work in both state and federal courts and transactional and contracting experience involving Virginia’s environmental agencies. 

 

 

SALARY:  Starting salary commensurate with relevant experience and qualifications.

 

 

TO APPLY:  Please apply on-line at https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com.  Veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.  To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Wednesday, May 1, 2019.

 

 

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