- Life Insurance
- Disability Insurance
- Health Insurance
- Gym Membership
- Loan Forgiveness
Effective June 1, 2020 all Partially Exempt positions are converting to a bi-weekly pay schedule (paid every two weeks). The salary listed in this job posting reflects a bi-weekly salary amount.
The Alaska Department of Law is currently accepting applications to fill existing attorney vacancies across the state of Alaska. The Department is part of the executive branch of Alaska's government. The Attorney General, who is appointed by the Governor, heads the department. The Attorney General serves as legal advisor to the Governor and all state Agencies, prosecutes violations of state criminal laws, represents the state and its officers in civil matters, and enforces consumer protection and unfair trade practices laws. The Civil Division has 14 substantive sections, and the Criminal Division has an office for appeals and special prosecutions and 12 regional District Attorney's offices. For more information about the Department of Law, please visit our website at www.law.alaska.gov.
The Department is looking for multiple talented, energetic, and hard-working full-time attorneys to become members of our dynamic legal team. If you want to be a part of a collegial, collaborative, and professionally inspiring workplace, we hope you will consider joining us. We currently have several openings in the areas of torts, child protection, employment law, natural resources, oil and gas, and prosecutor positions in several cities.
Salary will depend upon the legal experience, location of position, and background of the selected candidate. The State provides a comprehensive state benefits package which includes health insurance, generous leave accrual, 11 paid holidays, and a variety of retirement plans. Additionally, employees may be eligible for student loan forgiveness through the Public Loan Forgiveness Program. State attorneys are in the partially-exempt service and serve at will, at the pleasure of the Attorney General.
Please visit our website to see current job openings and sign up to receive emails regarding position openings notices http://law.alaska.gov/department/jobs.html.
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The State of Alaska 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 1-800-587-0430 or 465-4095 in Juneau or (907) 465-3412 (TTY) or correspond with the Division of Personnel & Labor Relations at: P. O. Box 110201, Juneau, AK 99811-0201. The State of Alaska is an equal opportunity employer.
Careers with the State of Alaska offer MANY benefitsThe following information describes typical benefits available to employees of the State of Alaska. Actual benefits received may differ by bargaining unit or branch of government, position type, or be prorated for other than full time work.For a quick breakdown of the insurance, health, and retirement benefits available for State Employees you can view an orientation video from Division of Retirement and Benefits. (Please note this video is specifically designed for new State Employees.)Insurance Benefits Health insurance, which includes employer contributions toward medical/vision/dental The following employee groups are under AlaskaCare Benefits administered by the State: See http://doa.alaska.gov/drb/programs/index.html for additional information. AVTEC Confidential Correctional Officers Marine Engineers Mt. Edgecumbe Teachers Supervisory Unlicensed Vessel Personnel/Inland Boatman's Union Exempt employees (not covered by collective bargaining) The following employee groups are covered by Union health trusts. Contact the appropriate Union for additional information. General Government Labor, Trades and Crafts Public Safety Employees Association Masters, Mates & Pilots Employer paid Basic Life insurance with additional coverage available (amount depends on Bargaining Unit)Optional Insurance Benefits Group-based insurance premiums for Term life (employee, spouse or qualified same sex partner, and dependents) Long-term and short-term disability Accidental Death and Dismemberment Long-term care (self and eligible family members) Supplemental Survivor Benefits Employee-funded flexible spending accounts for tax savings on eligible health care or dependent care expensesRetirement Benefits Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Teachers' Retirement System (TRS) Matching employer contribution into a defined contribution program (new employees) Employer contribution into a defined benefit or defined contribution program (current employees) Contributions to the Alaska Supplemental Annuity Plan in lieu of contributions to Social Security Option to enroll in the Alaska Deferred Compensation Program Note: The Defined Contribution Plan, Supplemental Annuity Plan and Deferred Compensation Program offer a variety of investment optionsSee http://doa.alaska.gov/drb/retirement/index.html for additional information Paid Leave & Other Benefits Personal leave with an accrual rate increase based on time served Eleven paid holidays a year Gym discounts at participating fitness providers in multiple locations throughout the state.See http://doa.alaska.gov/drb/ghlb/employee/health/gymListing.html for additional information