Job Posting: Fraud and Special Prosecutions Senior Legal Analyst

Department of Justice

JC-248572
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Fraud and Special Prosecutions Senior Legal Analyst
SENIOR LEGAL ANALYST

$5,406.00 - $6,771.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: 5/17/2021

Job Description and Duties

Performs technically complex paralegal duties for criminal cases handled by the Fraud and Special Prosecutions Section, including various forms of fraud, AB 1506 officer-involved fatal shooting incidents, tax evasion and underground economy violations, human trafficking and political corruption. The Senior Legal Analyst is expected to help review, organize and catalogue large numbers of documents seized as evidence; obtain reports and information from government agencies and witnesses; prepare documents for inclusion in digital databases and organize and manage such evidence; review, redact and prepare records and recordings for prosecution and discovery; draft pleadings and legal forms; maintain communication with victims of crime; prepare exhibits for trials and hearings; subpoena and arrange travel for witnesses; prepare jury instructions; assist in preparing witnesses for testimony in court; and perform legal research on substantive and procedural criminal issues. The position is expected to travel to and be present at distant trials and hearings to coordinate witnesses and aid in the presentation of evidence at trial. Work may be required at multiagency task force locations, including TRUE (Tax Recovery and Underground Economy) and at Department of Justice offices throughout the state. The Senior Legal Analyst is expected to be flexible in conforming these duties to the particular needs of the cases and projects to which the analyst is assigned and independently perform the assigned tasks skillfully, professionally, courteously and efficiently and to exercise initiative and excellent judgment.

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Additional Documents

Position Details

Job Code #:
JC-248572
Position #(s):
420-247-5333-XXX
Working Title:
Fraud and Special Prosecutions Senior Legal Analyst
Classification:
SENIOR LEGAL ANALYST
$5,406.00 - $6,771.00 A
LEGAL ANALYST
$4,496.00 - $5,629.00 A
LEGAL ASSISTANT
$3,963.00 - $4,961.00 A
# of Positions:
1
Work Location:
San Diego County
Job Type:
Permanent, Full Time
Work Shift:
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Work Week:
Monday - Friday

Department Information

  • This position is located in the Division of Criminal Law, Fraud and Special Prosecutions Section, San Diego.

  • The Department of Justice may consider a Training & Development (T&D) assignment for this recruitment. If you are applying for a T&D assignment, please note "T&D" in the "Examination or Job Title(s) For Which You Are Applying” section located on the first page of your State Application (STD 678) form.

  • Please disregard the SROA/Surplus language below, as the Department of Justice requires applicants to submit their SROA/Surplus Letter if that is the basis of their eligibility. 
  • This position is pending budget approval.

  • For more information about the department please visit the Attorney General’s website at www.oag.ca.gov.
 

Special Requirements

  • A fingerprint check will be required. 
  • Clearly indicate the Job Control (JC-248572) and the title of this position in the "Examination or Job Title(s) For Which You Applying" section 
  • Individuals who are new to state service must have list eligibility in order to gain employment with the California Office of the Attorney General. The process is described at http://oag.ca.gov/careers/exams.
  • If you are using education to meet the minimum qualifications for this position, you must submit a copy of your transcript or diploma. Unofficial school transcripts may be accepted during the application process; however, submission of official transcripts or your diploma is required prior to appointment.


Application Instructions

Completed applications and all required documents must be received or postmarked by the Final Filing Date in order to be considered. Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application.

Final Filing Date: 5/17/2021

Who May Apply

Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, have list eligibility, are in the process of obtaining list eligibility, or have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility (please attach your letter, if available). SROA and Surplus candidates are given priority; therefore, individuals with other eligibility may be considered in the event no SROA or Surplus candidates apply.

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to move forward in the selection process.
Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications stated in the Classification Specification(s).

How To Apply

Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at www.CalCareers.ca.gov. When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included. If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:

Address for Mailing Application Packages

You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:

Department of Justice
Attn: Jennifer Nuesca (JC-248572)
Office of the Attorney General/Criminal Law Division
1300 I Street, 10th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:

Department of Justice
Jennifer Nuesca (JC-248572)
Office of the Attorney General/Criminal Law Division
1300 I Street, 10th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Required Application Package Documents

The following items are required to be submitted with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

  • Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at www.CalCareers.ca.gov. All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
  • Resume is required and must be included.
  • Statement of Qualifications - A one page statement of qualifications is required, describing the ability to satisfy job duties and desirable qualifications including the willingness and ability to work under time and workload pressure.
  • Other - Writing Sample
  • Supplemental Application -

    Click on the following link to complete the California Department of Justice Recruitment Survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NC8SQ6N

Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.

Desirable Qualifications

In addition to evaluating each candidate's relative ability, as demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:
Knowledge of federal and state court procedures, records and organization; legal research and writing skills; good oral communication skills; ability to create good rapport with court, departmental staff and public; strong organizational skills; ability and willingness to work under time and workload pressures; initiative and creativity in designing new programs and methods of organization; familiarity with audio and video recording formats; knowledge of or ability to learn computer skills and advanced technology in the areas of legal workload management, data handling, and courtroom presentation.

Contact Information

The Hiring Unit Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process.

Hiring Unit Contact:
Teresa Low
(916) 210-7302
teresa.low@doj.ca.gov

Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department's EEO Office.

EEO Contact:
EEO Officer
(916) 210-7580
EERROffice@doj.ca.gov
California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice) TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device.

Additional Information

Personal Leave Program (PLP):

Effective July 1, 2020, state employees are subject to temporary wage reductions in exchange for Personal Leave Program (PLP) accruals. The specific rate and hours earned were negotiated and agreed upon by each bargaining unit. More information regarding PLP can be found here - http://hrmanual.calhr.ca.gov/Home/ManualItem/1/2113.

Additional Information on Application Filing:

Please note, if using the United States Postal Service for delivery, there is no guarantee that your application will be date stamped and will arrive by the final filing date. If your application does not have a postmark or date stamp and arrives after the final filing date, your application will not be accepted. Therefore, to ensure timely delivery of your application, it is recommended that you use either electronic delivery, parcel service, or certified mail. Using one of these options will provide proof of delivery prior to the final filing date.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free work place. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.

Application Methods:
Electronic (Using your CalCareer Account)
By Mail
Drop-off