State of Maryland

ASSISTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL VIII (#005306)

- Hourly / - BiWeekly /
- Monthly / $80,074.00-$128,568.00 Yearly


GRADE

24

CLASS ATTRIBUTES

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE        BARGAINING UNIT: X

NATURE OF WORK

An Assistant Attorney General VIII is the fully experienced level of senior Attorneys who have demonstrated a high level of competence.  Employees in this classification have broad supervisory responsibilities.

EXAMPLES OF WORK

Functions (1) as a Senior Deputy Counsel to a Principal Counsel or (2) as a special legal advisor to a department head (e.g., providing legal advice for historical and cultural programs, such as the Maryland Historical Trust, or performing legal functions as special Assistant to the Attorney General).

Positions meeting criterion #2 report directly to the department head for the qualifying legal functions.  

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

Specific educational and experience requirements are set by the agency based on the essential job functions assigned to the position.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Class Descriptions are broad descriptions covering groups of positions used by various State departments and agencies.  Position descriptions maintained by the using department or agency specifically address the essential job functions of each position.

Class Descriptions provide information about the Nature of Work, Examples of Work, General Requirements and Acknowledgements.  The Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities; Minimum Education and Experience Requirements; Special Requirements; and recruitment and testing procedures are set by the using agency.

This is a Professional Service classification in the State Personnel Management System.  All positions in this classification are Professional Service positions.  Some positions in Professional Service classifications may be designated as Special Appointment in accordance with the State Personnel and Pensions Article, Section 6-405, Annotated Code of Maryland.

This classification is not assigned to a bargaining unit, as indicated by the designation of S (Supervisor), M (Manager), T (Agency Head), U (Board or Commission Member), W (Student), X (Used by Agency or Excluded by Executive Order), or Z (Confidential).  As provided by State Personnel and Pensions Article, Section 3-102, special appointment, temporary, contractual, supervisory, managerial and confidential employees are excluded collective bargaining.  Additionally, certain executive branch agencies are exempt from collective bargaining and all positions in those agencies are excluded from collective bargaining.

Date Established

Mar 1 2012 12:00AM

Date Revised

January 29, 2021

Approved By

Director, Division of Classification and Salary

CLASS: 005306; EST: 3/1/2012; REV: 1/29/2021;

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