Deputy Attorney General 2 – Permitting & Counseling Section

TITLE: Deputy Attorney General 2
(Assistant Section Chief – Permitting & Counseling Section)

SALARY: $79,247.71 to $114,890.41

LOCATION: Division of Law
Environmental Practice Group, Permitting & Counseling Section
Richard J. Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton, NJ


DUTIES: Under the supervision of the Section Chief and the Assistant Attorneys General in the Environmental Practice Group is responsible for assisting in the oversight of the Permitting & Counseling Section, including staff supervision and representation of the section’s clients; 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 is 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 applicants who demonstrate experience in the areas of environmental law, administrative practice, civil litigation, contracts and real estate transactions.

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 #17-296, 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 17-296 in the subject-line.

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

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