Baltimore, Maryland

Posted Date

March 12, 2024

Contact Information

Lauri McGuire
lauri.mcguire@maryland.gov

Job Title: Assistant Attorney General VI Position Type: Regular Full Time

Salary: $89,727-$144,573. The salary range is based on a multitude of factors including applicable personnel rules, regulations and guidelines.

Location: Office of the Attorney General, Department of General Services
301 W. Preston St., Suite 1304, Baltimore, Maryland

Telework Status: A hybrid remote telework and in-office schedule option may be available per OAG’s policies and procedures.

DESCRIPTION: The Attorney General is the chief legal officer of the State of Maryland. The Office of the Attorney General (“OAG”) has the general charge, supervision, and direction of the legal business of the State, acting as legal advisors and representatives of the major agencies, various boards, commissions, officials and institutions of State Government. As Maryland’s 47th Attorney General, Anthony G. Brown, leads the Office with a key focus on equity, justice, and fairness.

The Office of the Attorney General, Department of General Services, seeks applicants for a full-time Assistant Attorney General that is responsible for advice and counsel on contract and grant issues and the review of Public Information Act responses. The Department of General Services (DGS) is charged with, among other things, the procurement of equipment, supplies, services, construction, architecture and engineering services, facilities operations and maintenance, information technology, and energy. DGS also supports the Board of Public Works in the administration of capital grant funds. The Assistant Attorney General will primarily provide advice to the DGS Capital Grants Program Office regarding all aspects of its grant administration process including reviewing grant agreements and grant packages for form and legal sufficiency and compliance with the Maryland Consolidated Capital Bond Loan program (MCCBL); and providing advice to the Department on its evaluation of grant packages and grants legislation. This position will also be responsible for the review of Public Information Act responses and subpoena requests.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have excellent writing, communication and organizational skills; a minimum of 3 years of experience in government contracting, negotiation and contract drafting. Previous government/public experience is preferable but not required. Knowledge of or familiarity with the Public Information Act is desired by not essential. A writing sample (an advice letter is an acceptable form of writing sample) must be provided with the resume (no longer than 5 pages) along with 3 professional references. Maryland Bar required.

Application Process

Interested persons should submit a resume and writing sample to: Lauri McGuire, Principal Counsel, Department of General Services, 300 West Preston Street, Suite 1304, Baltimore, Maryland 21201 or by email at lauri.mcguire@maryland.gov by the close of business on Tuesday, March 26, 2024. Please write “AAG Grants-DGS” in the subject of the email.