Office of the Attorney General - Deputy Attorney General

06 Jul 2017 3:52 PM | Anonymous

Deputy Attorney General 1

Bureau Chief, Prosecutors Supervision & Training Bureau

$91,735.50 to $128,425.42

Division of Criminal Justice

Richard J. Hughes Justice Complex 25 Market Street

Trenton, NJ

(Statewide travel required for work responsibilities) NUMBER OF POSITIONS AVAILABLE:  One (1)

DUTIES: Under administrative direction of the Director of the Division of Criminal Justice (the “Division”), Attorney General, or other executive officers in the Division or Department of Law and Public Safety (the “Department”), the Bureau Chief has managerial and oversight responsibility for the Prosecutors Supervision & Training Bureau (the “Bureau”), which plans, supervises, and undertakes the administrative and programmatic duties to fulfill the Attorney General’s statutory mandate to exercise general supervisory authority over each of the twenty-one County Prosecutors’ Offices and their respective local police departments. The Bureau Chief is also responsible for coordinating and successfully implementing various and ongoing Special Projects for the Attorney General and the Division, and represents them on various Supreme Court committees, councils, specialized committees and advisory groups. The Bureau Chief will oversee all Bureau functions and supervise all employees within the Bureau, including two Deputy Bureau Chiefs. The Bureau Chief will assist all County Prosecutors with specialized litigation; provide legal advice, serve as liaison and coordinator between the Department and County Prosecutors’ Offices on a variety of statewide law enforcement and policy issues; develop guidelines, policies, directives, and protocols for prosecutors and police departments; conduct audits of office procedures, finances, files, confidential informants, complaints, Internal Affairs, and evidence handling; oversee and provides training on legal and law enforcement subject-matters; provide administrative support to County Prosecutors with personnel, facilities, operational needs, and conflict cases; and review and approve recommendations from County Prosecutors on requests for immunity, forfeiture matters and bid waivers. The Bureau Chief is responsible for the lawful transfer of power when new County Prosecutors are appointed. The Bureau Chief is also responsible for all matters related to the Division Training Academy and Police Training Commission (PTC) and all assigned staff; providing training, certifications, course curriculum, and legal counsel to the PTC; revising and updating curriculum and instruction when necessary; and overseeing the Continuing Law Enforcement Affirmative Relations Institute (CLEAR). The Bureau Chief also oversees the Division’s Cultural Diversity, Community Outreach and Community Policing efforts by developing training programs, participating in programming, organizing faith-based outreach programs in communities, and coordinating meetings with County Prosecutors’ Bias Crimes Liaison Officers and other events to increase citizen relationships with the law enforcement community; 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: Five (5) years of experience as a practicing attorney, two (2) years 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 have experience with County Prosecutors’ Offices, working knowledge of Attorney General Guidelines and Directives, and experience in coordinating and training prosecutors and law enforcement; and/or demonstrated ability to work effectively with a broad cross-section of stakeholders; and possess excellent written and oral communications skills.

RESUME NOTE: Eligibility determinations will be based upon information presented in resume only. Applicants who possess foreign degrees (degrees earned outside of the U.S.) are required to provide an evaluation indicating the U.S. equivalency prior to the closing date. Failure to do so will result in your ineligibility.


Recruitment Coordinator


Office of the Attorney General Human Resource Management

P.O. Box 081, Trenton, NJ 08625-0085

If interested, please send a cover letter indicating job vacancy #17-167 and current resume before the closing date of July 11, 2017 to:

The “New Jersey First Act,” N.J.S.A. 52:14-7 (L. 2011, Chapter 70), requires new public employees to reside in the State of New Jersey within one (1) year of employment.

The Department of Law and Public Safety is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to inclusive hiring and dedicated to diversity in our staff. We strongly encourage people from all groups and communities to apply.