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DOL #24-215: Supervising Attorney (DAG 2 – ASC)

New Jersey Attorney General's Office
El trabajo se debe realizar en o cerca de Trenton, NJ
Publicado hace 26 días

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USD $114.415,39 - $163.799,2 / año


The New Jersey Attorney General’s Office, Division of Law, is looking for an attorney with supervisory experience to function as an Assistant Section Chief for the Division of Law, in the Environmental and Clean Energy Practice Group – Environmental Permitting and Counseling Section - Trenton, NJ. The position will be appointed as a Deputy Attorney General 2 with a salary range between $114,415.39 to $163,799.20 per year. Salary offered will fall within the range posted and is non-negotiable.


The Attorney General has broad oversight of the state’s legal and law enforcement matters. As the head of the Department of Law & Public Safety, the Attorney General supervises a wide range of Divisions, Offices, and Commissions, consisting of over 2,800 sworn law enforcement officers, 600 attorneys, and thousands of other public servants.


The Division of Law (DOL) serves as primary legal counsel for New Jersey state government. Generally speaking, this work takes three forms: by providing legal advice to the state’s departments and agencies, by defending the state in civil litigation, and by bringing civil lawsuits against individuals, corporations, and other entities that violate the law and harm New Jersey and its residents. Staffed by nearly 500 attorneys, DOL’s responsibilities cover a broad swath of legal issues, including those involving banking, child protection, corrections, education, environmental, finance, health, insurance, taxation, and transportation matters.


The Environmental Permitting and Counseling Section provides legal counsel and representation to the Department of Environmental Protection and other State agencies, boards, and commissions whose responsibilities include protection of the environment. These agencies include the Department of Agriculture, Highlands Council, and Pinelands Commission. The matters handled include trial court and administrative defense of permitting decisions by these agencies. The section also provides legal counsel to its clients with respect to the issuance and denials of permits and the promulgation of regulations.


Under the supervision of the Assistant Attorneys General in the Environmental and Clean Energy Practice Group in Trenton, and the Section Chief of the Permitting and Counseling Section will:

  • Provide counsel and representation to the Section's clients;
  • Assist with planning and managing the supervision and operations of the Section;
  • Assign matters and supervise Deputy Attorneys General in the Section;
  • Litigate and supervise litigation, as needed;
  • Evaluate the performance of assigned Deputy Attorneys General;
  • Conduct case file reviews;
  • Perform other duties as required.


  • Graduation from an accredited law school with a Juris Doctor.
  • Admission to practice as an Attorney-at-Law in the State of New Jersey.
  • Four (4) years of experience as a practicing attorney, one (1) year of which shall have been in a supervisory capacity.


  • Appointee will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.
  • All offers of employment are conditional subject to the applicant agreeing to and then passing a background check that may include fingerprinting.


  • Paid Leave Time
  • Paid State Holidays
  • Health, Dental, Vision and Prescription Benefits
  • Life Insurance, Deferred Compensation and Retirement Plans
  • Telework may be available


If qualified, applicants must complete a Division of Law attorney application for employment, found at indicating interest in vacancy #24-215. All items must be submitted via the DOL online attorney application portal on or before the closing date of June 16, 2024.

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The New Jersey Attorney General’s Office, Division of Law, is looking for an attorney with supervisory experience to function as an Assistant Section Chief for the Division of Law, in the Environmental and Clean Energy Practice Group…


Trenton, NJ, USA

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