Maryland government jobs PARALEGAL II in Prince George's, Maryland



Main Purpose of Job

The Office of the Attorney General is seeking applicants for a Paralegal II at the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development located in Lanham, MD. Position responsibilities primarily will include personnel and procurement matters, Public Information Act requests, commercial lending and real estate transactions.


Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.

Experience: Three years of experience as a legal assistant or legal secretary performing legal research or preparing legal documents on behalf of an attorney.

Notes: 1. Thirty credit hours or a certificate in paralegal studies from an accredited college or university may be substituted for the required experience.

  1. Thirty credit hours from an accredited law school may be substituted for the required experience.

  2. Additional years of experience as stated above may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

  3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in paralegal specialist classifications or paralegal specialist specialty codes in the legal and kindred field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.


Preferred Qualifications:

Experience assisting with litigation matters;

Experience drafting loan and grant documents;

Experience doing legal research;

Experience in procurement and personnel matters;

Knowledge of the Public Information Act.


Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application (and on separate pages, if necessary) to show that you meet the qualification for this recruitment.

All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date.

We will not consider information submitted after this date.

Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.




Online applications are STRONGLY preferred.

If the online application process is not available, please send your paper application and supplemental questionnaire (if applicable) to: Yolanda Colkley, Fair Practices Officer, 200 St. Paul Place, Baltimore, MD 21202 or fax to 410-576-6447.

If you have specific questions about this recruitment, please call 410-576-6440 or email

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.

Department: OAG Legal Counsel and Advice

Date Opened: 10/12/2017 1:45:00 PM

Filing Deadline: 10/26/2017 11:59:00 PM

Employment Type: Full-Time

HR Analyst: Yolanda Colkley

Work Location: Prince George's