Overview

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Deputy Division Chief

Criminal Bureau

Enterprise, Major, & Cyber Crimes Division

Attorney General Maura Healey is looking for a highly motivated attorney with extensive prosecutorial experience to join her management team as Deputy Division Chief of the Enterprise, Major, & Cyber Crimes Division within the Criminal Bureau. The division is staffed by a group of experienced prosecutors who partner with intelligence analysts, Massachusetts State Police troopers assigned to the Attorney General’s Office, and local, state, and federal investigative and enforcement agencies to investigate and prosecute large-scale narcotics trafficking organizations throughout the Commonwealth.

Primary Duties: The Deputy Division Chief will assist with managing the division’s Assistant Attorneys General and other staff. Supervisory responsibility will include overseeing the investigation and prosecution of cases, reviewing search warrants sought in connection with investigations, and mentoring division staff and assisting them with skills development. The Deputy Division Chief will also handle his or her own caseload of primarily narcotics and firearms-related matters, from investigation through sentencing. The work involves extensive collaboration with law enforcement, grand jury investigations throughout the Commonwealth, complex motion practice and frequent appearances before the Commonwealth’s District and Superior Courts for motions, pleas, and trials. The Deputy Division Chief will be expected to communicate effectively with outside agencies and to maintain and foster those relationships.

Position Type: Full-Time/Exempt

Salary: $109,725

Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, visit the Employment and Recruitment Portal of the Attorney General’s Office at: https://ago-ma.igreentree.com/CSS_External/CSSPage_Welcome.ASP and apply directly. Our hybrid model includes some telework days for most positions.

You will be asked to submit a cover letter and resume when applying for this position. The application deadline has been extended to December 8, 2022.

Qualified individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. We will gladly assist applicants in need of an accommodation. For assistance, contact the Human Resources Division at (617) 963-2041.

Do not select MassCareers “apply online” option to apply for this position. Applications submitted via this MassCareers website are not received by our Office.

Inquiries regarding position & status may be made to:

Gina Masotta, Division Chief

Enterprise, Major, & Cyber Crimes Division

(617) 963-2139

Qualifications

Position Requirements: Applicants must be practicing attorneys and members of the Massachusetts bar. Applicants must possess the ability to handle a large and advanced caseload and have substantial litigation experience (7 years or more) in state criminal practice, including grand jury investigations, motion practice, and trials. A strong background in handling narcotics-related investigations and prosecution is preferred, with extensive experience and knowledge in reviewing search warrants and wiretap warrants. We seek a candidate who exercises good judgement, thinks strategically and practically, writes well, and wants to be part of a busy team. A valid Massachusetts driver’s license is required, as travel is necessary to various courts. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a connection to the people and communities we serve, including historically marginalized communities, and an interest in supporting a respectful and inclusive work environment.

Please Note: COVID-19 vaccines are required of all AGO employees. Absent an approved medical or religious accommodation or pregnancy exemption, all new hires must be fully vaccinated prior to beginning employment with the AGO. Additionally, new hires are required to receive their first booster shot prior to the start of their employment, or within 30 days of eligibility, absent an approved medical or religious accommodation or pregnancy exemption. Our hybrid model includes some telework days for most positions.

The Attorney General’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As the representative of the Commonwealth and its residents, the Attorney General’s Office strives to ensure that those working in our office reflect the diversity of the communities we serve. The Office encourages applicants from a broad spectrum of backgrounds to apply for positions.

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Official Title : Deputy Division Chief
Primary Location : United States-Massachusetts-Boston-1 Ashburton Place
Job : Unclassified
Agency : Office of the Attorney General
Schedule : Full-time
Shift : Day
Job Posting : Nov 25, 2022, 12:33:59 PM
Number of Openings : 1
Salary : 109,725.00 – 109,725.00 Yearly
If you have Diversity, Affirmative Action or Equal Employment Opportunity questions or need a Reasonable Accommodation, please contact Diversity Officer / ADA Coordinator : Non-Executive Branch Agency – 0000000000
Hybrid Work Eligible : Yes