- Human Rights Attorney II/III, DC, USA
The Human Rights Commission is an executive branch agency within the State of Alaska, Office of the Governor, established under the Alaska Human Rights Law, AS 18.80. The Commission is seeking a Human Rights Attorney II/III to prepare and present discrimination cases at public hearings, conduct reviews of investigative files and make recommendations regarding the sufficiency of the evidence in investigations, and conciliate resolutions to complaints in which the Commission has found substantial evidence of discrimination. This position requires well developed negotiation and analytical skills, a high degree of professionalism and organization, and excellent written and oral communication skills.
Please see the detailed position descriptions for the Attorney II and III for more information about this position. Detailed Classification Specifications for the Attorney II/III positions are available on Workplace Alaska www.workplace.alaska.gov under “Job Class Specifications.”
This is a flexibly staffed position. Admission to the Alaska State Bar is required for the Attorney II level. Admission to the Alaska State Bar and at least two years of legal experience is required for the Attorney III level. Knowledge of anti-discrimination law and litigation experience are preferred.
Starting salary range is $68,664 to $78,492 annually DOE (Range 20-22). A comprehensive state benefits package is provided. Positions in this job class are in the partially exempt service in accordance with AS 39.25.120(c)(3).
Additional Required Information:
Applicants must submit a professional writing sample of no more than two thousand words in length to be considered for this position by the position’s closure date of 5pm.
Applicants for this position must submit a cover letter, resume, a professional writing sample of no more than two thousand words, and at least three employment references to the Commission by August 15, 2017 at 5:00 P.M to be assured of consideration.
Alaska State Commission for Human Rights
800 A Street, Suite 204
Anchorage, AK 99501
Fax (907) 278-8588
The Office of the Governor complies with Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Individuals with disabilities, who require accommodation, auxiliary aides or services, or alternative communication formats, please call (907) 465-3897 in Juneau or (907) 465-3514 (TTY). The Office of the Governor is an equal opportunity employer.
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Posted on 09 August 2017
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