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SC Department of Public Safety Assistant Attorney General (Attorney II) - Sexually Violent Predator in Richland County, South Carolina

Job Responsibilities

Will represent the State in civil actions involving the Sexually Violent Predator Act. Will review records and reports of each individual referred to the Sexually Violent Predator Section by the Prosecution Review Committee. Will prepare and file court petitions against each referred person, and represent the State at all stages of the proceeding, including probable cause hearings, trials, appeals and annual review actions. Will coordinate as necessary with the circuit court, the South Carolina Department of Corrections, the South Carolina Department of Mental Health, other State agencies, and local law enforcement, regarding expert and other witnesses, the detention of individuals during the proceedings, and the transportation of detained individuals for hearings and trials. Will perform additional duties as assigned by supervisor, Chief Deputy or Attorney General.

Who We Are: The Office of the Attorney General is a historic state agency focused on upholding the rule of law and protecting the citizens of South Carolina. From its founding in 1698 to present day, the Office of the Attorney General has played an integral part in shaping the history of South Carolina. We are not just looking for someone to be a part of South Carolina’s history; we are seeking someone who will be an advocate for South Carolina’s future. Employees can expect to work in a unified environment on challenging and meaningful work. All staff receives an attractive state government benefits package and opportunities for further training and growth opportunities. Join the Office of the Attorney General in protecting the Constitution and serving the citizens of South Carolina.

Minimum and Additional Requirements

A J.D. degree is required and at least two years of practicing experience. You must be a member of the SC Bar and have satisfied the 403 requirements.

Preferred Qualifications

Must be well organized with a demonstrated ability to work independently. Must be able to work with minimum supervision. Position requires some overnight and travel.

Additional Comments

DRUG SCREENING, CREDIT CHECK, DELINQUENT TAX CHECK AND SLED BACKGROUND CHECKS REQUIRED. THIS OFFICE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER. Utilization Report available upon request.

Salary: $51,500.00 - $75,413.00 Annually

Location: Richland County, SC

Job Type: FTE - Full-Time

Job Number: 105120

Closing: 11/1/2020 5:00 PM Eastern

Agency Specific Application Procedures: Applications accepted via NeoGov.

Class Code: AE20

Position Number: 60009465

Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday (8:30 - 5:00)

Pay Band: Band 6

Opening Date: 09/01/2020

EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer

Agency: State of South Carolina Attorney General's Office

Address: 1000 Assembly Street, Dennis Bldg. Columbia, South Carolina, 29201

Phone: 803-734-3970

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