Raleigh, North Carolina

Posted Date

May 16, 2024

Contact Information

Alison Hundt
ahundt@ncdoj.gov

This position offers an opportunity for the right candidate to work a flexible work schedule, including the option to telework multiple days each week.

The primary purpose of the Labor Section is to act as advisor and legal representative to the North Carolina Department of Labor (“NCDOL”). NCDOL’s mission is to foster a safe, healthy, fair and productive North Carolina.

This position is an excellent opportunity for an attorney who enjoys litigation, and wants to make a positive difference in North Carolina’s workforce, and make a lasting impact on the every day life of North Carolina citizens.

The Labor Section represents NCDOL in all civil actions and administrative proceedings including those involving the enforcement of: the Occupational Safety and Health Act of North Carolina; the North Carolina Wage and Hour Act; the Retaliatory Employment Discrimination Act;the Uniform Boiler and Pressure Vessels Act; the Elevator Safety Act; the Amusement Device Safety Act; the Passenger Tramway Safety Act; the Migrant Housing Act; other regulatory laws, and employment personnel actions.

The Labor Section practices before a variety of judicial forums including the Office of Administrative Hearings, the North Carolina Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission, State court, and Federal courts. The attorneys in this Section handle cases from the trial stage and through all appellate stages in coordination with the Solicitor General’s Office.
Attorneys often handle complex, novel, and precedent-setting cases that impact the citizens of North Carolina.

Responsibilities

This Attorney II position is responsible for providing legal representation and advice to the NCDOL in matters involving the administration and enforcement of State labor laws including various regulatory programs that may involve constitutional issues, public policy concerns or issues that may impact economic conditions, human resources, or a wide segment of the general public. Areas of representation include, but are not limited to, enforcement of The Retaliatory Employment Discrimination Act, N.C.G.S. §95-240, et seq; the Occupational Safety and Health Act of North Carolina,N.C.G.S. §95-126, et seq; the North Carolina Wage and Hour Act, N.C.G.S. §95-25.1, et seq; the Uniform Boiler and Pressure Vessels Act, N.C.G.S.§95-69.8, et seq; the Elevator Safety Act, N.C.G.S. §95-110.1, et seq; the Amusement Device Safety Act,N.C.G.S. §95- 111.1 et seq; the Passenger Tramway Safety Act, N.C.G.S. §95-116 et seq; and the Migrant Housing Act, N.C.G.S. §95-222 et seq. This position handles employment cases as assigned. This position requires the ability to analyze a case,and develop and execute an effective litigation strategy to achieve best possible outcome for the State of North Carolina.

Qualifications

Licensed to practice law by the North Carolina State Bar and one year of professional legal experience. NOTE: GS 114-2 and 114-6 make it the duty of the Attorney General of NC to represent the State of North Carolina in all litigation unless another statute specifically states otherwise.

Management prefers the following: Experience litigating cases in a variety of forums, including administrative tribunals and State and Federal courts; and, the ability to multi-task and prioritize case deadlines successfully.

Application Process

Please Apply Here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/northcarolina/jobs/4501473/assistant-attorney-general-attorney-ii-labor-60010311?department[0]=Dept%20of%20Justice&sort=PostingDate%7CDescending&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs