Assistant Attorney General-Criminal Division

Search Open Date: August 8, 2014
Search Closing Date: Until Filled
Class Code: 0186
Location: Augusta
Position Type: Permanent Full-Time
Salary competitive and based on qualifications

The Office of the Attorney General is seeking a full-time Attorney to serve in the Criminal Division headquartered in Augusta.

The Assistant Attorney General will be a full-time Trial Attorney who will be assigned to the prosecution of homicides and other major crimes as determined by the Chief of the Criminal division.

This is not an entry level position. Candidates must have trial experience and trial skills and must be capable of assuming full responsibility for the prosecution of high-profile cases. High ethical standards, sound judgment, strong communication and inter-personal skills, good organizational/time management skills and ability to work as a team with law enforcement and other prosecutor are essential. Candidates must be a member of the Maine Bar in good standing.

HOW TO APPLY: Please direct all questions to Lisa Marchese via email to and if you are interested in applying for this position, submit a cover letter, C.V., three references and recent writing sample to: Office of the Attorney General, Annette McLaggan, Human Resources Manager, #6 SHS, Augusta, Maine 04333 or via email to . Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Value of State-paid Dental Insurance: $13.13 biweekly
Value* of State-paid Health Insurance:
• Level 2: 95% State Contribution (employee pays 5%): $356.35 biweekly
• Level 3: 90% State Contribution (employee pays 10%): $327.39 biweekly
*The level of the actual value of state paid Health Insurance will be based on the employee’s wage rate and status with regard to the health credit premium program as of July 1, 2013.
Value of State-paid Retirement: 22.07%
The Office of the Attorney General is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women, minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.