Support Staff Employment Opportunities
CONTRACT LITIGATION DIVISION
The Office of the Attorney General is seeking applicants for a Legal Secretary in the Contract Litigation Division. The position supports four attorneys and two paralegals. Position responsibilities include interacting with various States agencies; preparing and typing correspondence, preparing and filing with state administrative boards and courts litigation pleadings at a consistently high volume; receiving and screening telephone calls; and generally assisting with the secretarial administration of the unit.
The ideal candidate will have graduated from an accredited high school or have possession of a high school equivalency certificate, and three years' experience as a legal secretary to include keyboarding legal briefs, correspondence, pleadings, affidavits, and other legal documents; maintaining case files, schedules and logs. Proficient with Microsoft Word preferred.
Interested persons should submit their resumes to: Yolanda Colkley, Fair Practices Coordinator, 17th Floor, 200 St. Paul Place, Baltimore, MD 21202 by close of business Friday, May 24, 2013. EOE.
CONTRACTUAL LAW CLERK
DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES
The Office of the Attorney General for the Department of Human Resources is seeking qualified second or third year law students for a full-time contractual law clerk position. This vacancy is a State contractual position without health care or leave benefits.
Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to legal research; review, preparation and management of legal documents; writing of advice memoranda; assisting attorneys with discovery and trial preparation; and attending depositions, hearings and trials. Salary: $13.63- $15.45 per hour, commensurate with experience.
Interested persons should submit by first-class mail or email a cover letter indicating the available position, a resume and writing sample to: Janice Jewson, Administrator, Office of the Attorney General, Department of Human Resources, 311 West Saratoga Street, Suite 1015, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org, by Monday, June 3, 2013. EOE.
HOME BUILDER REGISTRATION UNIT
CONSUMER PROTECTION DIVISION
The Office of the Attorney General is seeking applicants for an Investigator in its Consumer Protection Division's Home Builder Registration Unit. The position will investigate and prosecute violations of Maryland's consumer protection laws, including laws concerning home builder registration, protection of consumer deposits, construction defects, and related matters. Duties include working with the Division's Chief Investigator and the Unit's Assistant Attorney General and Administrators to obtain, compile and maintain evidence; interviewing and taking statements from consumers, builders, and other witnesses; finding documentary evidence, including through electronic sources of data; reviewing, analyzing, and reporting upon information or evidence uncovered or obtained during investigations; writing investigative reports, affidavits, subpoenas and other necessary documents for civil and administrative proceedings; and testifying in enforcement proceedings. The position is located at 200 St. Paul Place, Baltimore, MD 21202.
The ideal candidate will possess a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and relevant experience OR graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate and five years relevant experience. Experience in database and spreadsheet software preferred; paralegal and interviewing experience desirable.
Interested persons should submit a cover letter describing their interest in and qualifications for the position, a resume and a writing sample to: Yolanda Colkley, Fair Practices Coordinator, Office of the Attorney General, 200 St. Paul Place, Baltimore, MD 21202 by close of business on Tuesday, May 21, 2013. EOE.
IT SOFTWARE PROGRAMMER/DEVELOPER
CONSUMER PROTECTION DIVISION
HEALTH EDUCATION AND ADVOCACY UNIT
The Office of the Attorney General is seeking applicants for a contractual, grant-funded, IT Software Programmer/Developer for its Health Education and Advocacy Unit ("HEAU"). The position will modify and maintain the HEAU's current SQL Server 2000 and 2008 database systems, including Reporting Services, with C#.NET 4.0 web front ends to enhance and ensure accurate and efficient data collection and data analysis that will inform the Maryland Health Insurance Exchange ("Exchange") and other stakeholders.
Responsibilities include generating data reporting required under the grant and working in coordination with the Exchange's IT team to improve the efficiency and coordination of Maryland's consumer assistance efforts.
The ideal candidate will have a bachelor's degree from an accredited four year college or university and three years of experience in technical or professional work. Candidates may substitute additional experience in technical work on a year-for-year basis for the required education.
Position requires knowledge of current Microsoft programming languages as well as technical knowledge that includes, but is not limited to, the following: ASP.NET, .NET 2.0-4.5 Frameworks, IIS, SQL Server 2008-2012, SSRS, SSIS, Access, and current operating systems. Position requires skill in planning, integrating and maintaining multiple programming languages.
Interested persons should submit resumes to: Yolanda Colkley, Fair Practices Officer, Office of the Attorney General, 200 St. Paul Place, Baltimore, MD 21202 by close of business on Tuesday, May 21, 2013. EOE.