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Municipality of Anchorage MUNICIPAL ATTORNEY I - Range 22 / EXE in Anchorage, Alaska


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$74,377.17 - $140,923.60 Annually


Anchorage, AK

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Municipal Attorney



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Open to the general public and any current Municipal employee.

This is an executive position (no union affiliation) and serves at the pleasure of the Mayor of the Municipality of Anchorage.

DEPARTMENT: Municipal Attorney (Prosecution)

HOURS OF WORK: Monday through Friday; 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. After hours as necessary.

LOCATION: City Hall 632 W 6th Avenue

Example of Duties

This is an entry level attorney position. It requires no previous years of criminal experience. The prosecutor handles all aspects of misdemeanor offense under the municipal code from pre-arriagnment, screening, evidence assessment, research, motions, appeals, trails, to inquiries for information. Prosecutor must be able to field questions from law enforcement, assist with traffic trials, and respond to motions. Plan, organize, and direct the functions of the Municipal legal function in accordance with all applicable laws, ordinances, rules and regulations. Perform other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications / Substitutions / Preferences

Graduation from an accredited school of law, must be admitted to the State of Alaska Bar Association and one (1) year of experience in the legal field. (This could include any volunteer or internship)

Alaska Public Safety Information Network (APSIN) / National Crime Information Center (NCIC) certification within 30 days of hire.

Must possess a valid State of Alaska driver's license at the time of hire.

Instructions to applicants:

Submit a cover letter summarizing your qualifications for this position.

Submit a comprehensive resume of your work history.

Submit contact information for three professional references.

Submit copy of transcripts for highest degree awarded.

If you referenced any certifications or licenses on your resume, submit evidence.

If active military service is on your resume, submit a DD Form 214.

Submit a current copy of your driver's license.

Additional Important Information

The Municipality of Anchorage participates in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security E-verify Program. For more information, please go to http://www.uscis.gov/E-verify. E-Verify® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

If selected for hire, the appointment in this position will be conditional based upon a satisfactory Municipal Employment Office conducted background check. A background check encompasses criminal history, verifying education, and verifying dates of employment.

If selected for hire, appointment in this position will be conditional based upon the submission of a copy of the applicant's Alaska driver's license and a current copy of his/her Department of Motor Vehicles' driving record, including a driving record from previous states if the Alaskan driver's license was first issued within one year prior to application, documenting an acceptable driving history.

The processing fee(s) are the responsibility of the selected applicant. For information on acceptable driving history, please refer to the MOA Driving Conviction Guidelines. (http://www.muni.org/Departments/employee_relations/Documents/DrivingConvictionsGuidelines.pdf)

All required certifications and licenses must remain current for the duration of employment.

Military Service Interview Preference :

Veterans or who wish to be considered for interview preference as permitted in Municipal Personnel Rules 3.30.031 D must attach to the application a copy of their DD Form 214, DD Form 256, NGB Form 22, or a letter from the US Department of Veterans Affairs recognizing the person as a veteran. The attached documentation must show an honorable discharge or general (under honorable conditions) discharge. The minimum qualifications of the position must be met for preference consideration.

Individuals currently serving as a member in good standing in the National Guard or the organized military reserves who wish to be considered for interview preference as permitted in Municipal Personnel Rules 3.30.031 D must attach proof of current service to the application. Proof of current service can be shown by submission of a statement of service which, at a minimum, shows full name, date of birth, Social Security Number, date service began, branch of service, rank, name of command providing the information, and unit of assignment. The statement of service must be on a form or letterhead of the individual’s command organization and show the name, signature, title and contact information for the signer providing the statement of service. The minimum qualifications of the position must be met for preference consideration.

The Municipality of Anchorage is an employer of National Service. Please be sure to include any volunteer work with AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, or other national service programs on your application in the work history portion.

Application Process: Once an applicant clicks on the "Apply" link underneath the header section of a vacancy announcement, they will be directed to the www.GovernmentJobs.com website to log into their existing account (or to create an account) of their application profile. Applicants will create or review their profile, make any updates necessary, and submit their application from their personal account. Note: The GovernmentJobs website and applicant's profile accounts are not administered by the Municipality of Anchorage. For technical assistance or customer service regarding an account profile, applicants may contact the GovernmentJobs customer support line at 1-855-524-5627.

For general questions regarding Municipal vacancy announcements or the employment process with the Municipality of Anchorage, applicants may contact the Human Resources Department at (907) 343-4442 during regular business hours of Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Alaska Standard Time.

The MOA is an EO and AA employer and complies with Title I of the ADA.

For information regarding requests for reasonable accommodations related to employment under the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Municipality of Anchorage ADA Coordinator at (907) 343-4571.

The Municipality of Anchorage (MOA) offers a competitive benefits package to eligible employees that may include:

Health / Medical Benefits:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Audio

  • Life Insurance

  • Dependent Life Insurance

  • Short Term Disability

  • Long Term Disability

  • Flexible Spending Accounts – Health and Dependent Care

  • Health Savings Accounts


  • State of Alaska Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) Program

  • 401(k) and 457 Savings Plans

Employer Paid Benefits:

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Paid Leave Plan

  • 13 Paid Holidays

For an overview of our medical benefit package go to http://www.muni.org/Departments/employee_relations/Pages/BenefitsSummaries.aspx


Have you graduated from an accredited school of law?

  • Yes

  • No


    How many years of experience do you have in the legal field?

  • None

  • Less than 1 year

  • 1 year to less than 3 years

  • 3 years to less than 5 years

  • 5 years or more


    Describe the experience you referenced for the above question and indicate which position(s) in your application's Work History supports your response.

Noting "see resume", "N/A", or a similar comment may result in you being removed from consideration for this position.


Do you currently possess a membership in good standing with the Alaska Bar Association?

  • Yes

  • No


    Do you currently possess a valid State of Alaska driver's license OR have the ability to obtain one by the time of hire?

  • Yes

  • No


    Please describe additional, relevant paid or unpaid work experience that demonstrates your ability to perform the tasks and duties of this position to include approximate number of hours per week. Examples of such work experience may include volunteer work or other extracurricular work (including in high school or college), as well as paid or unpaid work performed for tribes and/or tribal, cultural, community-based, philanthropic religious, spiritual, professional, or social organizations.

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Municipality of Anchorage


632 W 6th Avenue, Suite 605 Anchorage, Alaska, 99501


(907) 343-4442




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