Deputy Attorney General 2 – Public Utilities

TITLE: Deputy Attorney General 2
(Assistant Section Chief – Public Utilities)

SALARY: $79,247.71 to $114,890.41

LOCATION: Division of Law
Administrative Practice Group, Public Utilities Section
124 Halsey Street
Newark, NJ


DUTIES: Under the supervision of the Assistant Attorney General in charge of the Administrative Practice Group and the Section Chief of the Public Utilities Section is responsible for assisting in the oversight and management of the Section, including staff supervision; representing the Section’s clients; and performs other duties as required.

EDUCATION: Graduation from an accredited law school with a Juris Doctor. Admission to practice as an Attorney-at-Law in the State of New Jersey required.

EXPERIENCE: Four (4) years of experience as a practicing attorney, one (1) year of which shall have been in a supervisory capacity.

LICENSE: 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.

PREFERENCE: Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate experience in the areas of public utilities, energy, and telecommunications law, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) practice and administrative law practice.

If interested, applicants must complete a Division of Law attorney application for employment, found on it’s website at and send a completed application along with a resume, cover letter indicating vacancy #17-297, copy of Certificate of Good Standing with the Supreme Court of New Jersey, a legal writing sample with your name on it, and a copy of your unofficial law school transcript. All items must be sent together, in one package, before the closing date of November 30, 2017 to:

Recruitment Coordinator
Office of the Attorney General
P.O. Box 081
Trenton, NJ 08625-0085

Current Division of Law employees need only send a resume and cover letter.

If submitting your documents via email you must include #17-297 in the subject-line.

Please do not submit your documents in duplicate; choose one delivery method: email or hard copy.

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