Closing Date: 3rd February, 2023

Description:

About Us:
The Ohio Attorney General's Office has played a vital role in shaping Ohio's past and present and the work it does today helps chart the state's future. The office consists of nearly 30 distinct sections that advocate for consumers and victims of crime, assist the criminal justice community, provide legal counsel for state offices and agencies, and enforce certain state laws. In these and other capacities, staff members interact with tens of thousands of Ohioans each year.

What You'll Do:
The Ohio Attorney General's Office is seeking two Assistant Attorneys General for the Executive Agencies Section. We are seeking attorneys with 2-4 years of experience to represent State agencies, boards, commissions, institutions and other statutory clients. The successful candidates will represent state clients in administrative hearings and state and federal court and will provide advice about Ohio's Sunshine Laws and other legal issues. The selected candidates must possess excellent written and oral advocacy skills. This position will work remote schedule. There may be changes to this schedule based on training and operational needs. The headquarter location is 30 E. Broad Street Columbus, Ohio.

What's in It for You:
At the State of Ohio, we take care of the team that cares for Ohioans. We provide a variety of quality, competitive benefits to eligible full-time and part-time employees. For a list of all the State of Ohio Benefits, visit our Total Rewards website! Our benefits package includes:
Medical Coverage
  • Quality, affordable, and competitive medical benefits are offered through the Ohio Med PPO plan.

Dental, Vision and Basic Life Insurance
  • Dental, vision and basic life insurance premiums are free after one year of continuous service.

Employee Development Funds
  • The State of Ohio offers a variety of educational and professional development funding that varies based on whether you are a union-exempt employee or a union-represented employee.

Time Away From Work and Work/Life Balance
  • Paid time off, including vacation, personal, and sick leave
  • 11 paid holidays per year
  • Childbirth/Adoption leave

Ohio Public Employees Retirement System
  • OPERS is the retirement system for State of Ohio employees. The employee contributes 10% of their salary towards their retirement. The employer contributes an amount equal to 14% of the employee's salary. Visit the OPERS website for more information.

Deferred Compensation
  • The Ohio Deferred Compensation program is a 457(b) voluntary retirement savings plan. Visit the Ohio Deferred Compensation website for more information.

Qualifications:
Licensed to practice law in the State of Ohio pursuant to Section 4705.01 of the Ohio Revised Code.

As a high-impact organization focused on protecting Ohio families, the Attorney General's Office knows diversity is our strength. Office leaders make it a priority to incorporate diversity and foster inclusion in all levels of our office. To learn more about our Diversity and Inclusion at the AGO, click here!

Ohio is a Disability Inclusion State and strives to be a Model Employer of Individuals with disabilities. The State of Ohio is committed to providing access and inclusion and reasonable accommodation in its services, activities, programs and employment opportunities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other applicable laws.

Employees of the Attorney General's Office must have been in their current positions for at least 12 months in order to be eligible for consideration.

The Attorney General's Office may fill additional, similar positions as a result of this posting.

The Ohio Attorney General's Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Serves at the pleasure of the Attorney General per O.R.C. 124.14(B)(2).

Unusual Working Conditions:
May require travel; may work varied hours.

Background Check Information:
Selected candidate(s) will be subject to the following background checks:
  • Criminal history
  • Driving record
  • Taxes
  • Drug Screen

In addition, an Internet search may be conducted of publicly available and job-related information through social media (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc.) or through the use of search engines (Google, Bing, etc.).