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Deputy Attorney General, OAG, General Counsel Division

Posting Begin Date: 2024/04/23
Posting End Date: 2024/06/21
Work Type: Full Time
Remote: Flexible Hybrid
Location: Boise, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 40.87
Maximum Salary: 0.00
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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State of Idaho Opportunity

Closing Date: Open until filled.

Start Date: To be determined upon hire.

Salary: Salary depends on experience; $85,000 to DOE

Benefits: State employee benefits which include low-cost health and dental insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, 11 paid holidays, multiple retirement savings plans, flexible spending accounts, paid parental leave, and one of the nation’s best state retirement systems (PERSI). The Office is a qualifying employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF). Ability to partially telecommute is also available for this position.

Location: Boise, Idaho. As Idaho’s capital, Boise is a growing city of approximately 226,570 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, skiing, kayaking and hiking are all within easy access. Housing costs are moderate.

Primary Duties: The successful applicant for the Deputy Attorney General position will provide general counsel services to state agencies and elected officials on a variety of legal issues including statutory interpretation, contracts and procurement, employment issues, and public records requests. The role may also involve occasionally representing agencies in administrative hearings. The State General Counsel Division represents over 60 state agency clients, which provides interesting legal work and the ability to expand one’s legal skills.

Minimum Qualifications Duties: Active Idaho State Bar license is required.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience with Idaho administrative law, employment law, education law, and contract drafting is preferred.

Applications: E-mail letter of interest 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.


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*


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.