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Deputy Attorney General, Office of the Attorney General, Health & Human Services Division

Posting Begin Date: 2024/02/07
Posting End Date: 2024/04/05
Category: Legal
Sub Category: Attorney
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Caldwell, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 85,000.00
Maximum Salary: 105,000.00
Pay Rate Type: Annual Salary

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State of Idaho Opportunity

Closing Date: Open until further notice.

Salary: Salary $85,000 to $105,000 per year DOE -Full state employee benefits package which includes 11 paid holidays, sick leave, compensatory time for work in excess of a 40-hour week, and PERSI retirement—plus options for medical/dental insurance, wellness program, 401k, deferred compensation program, and pre-tax flexible spending accounts for qualifying childcare and medical expenses. Upon demonstrated performance, the position is eligible for partial telework. The office is a qualifying employer for purposes of the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF).

Location: Boise, Idaho. As Idaho’s capital, Boise is a growing city of approximately 240,000 and serves as headquarters for several major national and international corporations. Boise offers a rich variety of both cultural and recreational opportunities. Idaho’s world-famous fly-fishing, biking, skiing, kayaking and hiking are all within close proximity.

Primary Duties: Provide legal advice and representation to the Department of Health and Welfare in its Region 3 Caldwell office with one other DAG and a Legal Assistant. Duties include representation and advice related to child protection, behavioral health and various social service programs. This position will focus on the litigation needs of the Department in Region 3, which includes appearing in contested administrative hearings and state court, as well as other duties as assigned.

Requirements: Two years of legal experience, litigation experience preferred. Must exhibit strong research, writing, communication, and interpersonal skills. The successful candidate must be an active member in good standing of the Idaho State Bar. Knowledge of child protection, administrative law, and experience representing organizations desirable.

Applications: E-mail cover letter and resume to [email protected]NOTE: You do not have to complete the standard application "apply now" process for this position. If you choose to do so, please also submit your resume to [email protected] to be considered for this position.

If you have questions, please call (208) 334-5674.

The Idaho Office of the Attorney General is an equal opportunity employer. This position is exempt from state classified service, and the rules of the Division of Human Resources and the Idaho Personnel Commission. This is an at-will position.

Applications will be accepted through 4:59 PM MST on the posting end date. 

Benefits:

The State of Idaho offers a robust total compensation package, including medical, vision, and dental insurance; PERSI retirement benefits; paid sick, vacation, and parental leave; and 11 paid holidays per year. For additional information related to benefits and/or State programs, please visit https://dhr.idaho.gov/StateEmployees/Benefits.html.*

EEO/ADA/Veteran:

The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email [email protected].

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.

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