Career Opportunities

The Office of the Kansas Attorney General (OAG) employs a team of professionally-minded men and women working in a variety of fields. Below is a summary of the most common of those fields:

Attorneys – Attorneys employed with the OAG are designated as Deputy Attorneys General, Assistant Attorneys General, or similar. Our attorneys specialize in the practice of various fields of law including administrative, antitrust, civil litigation, criminal litigation, employment, and environmental to name just a few. Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited law school, admission to and membership in good standing with the Bar of the Supreme Court of Kansas, and admission to or eligibility for admission to the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.

Special Agents – Commissioned law enforcement personnel who conduct civil and/or criminal investigations and perform other law enforcement duties. Minimum Qualifications: Current or past full-time law enforcement certification and three (3) years of law enforcement experience.

Investigators – Civilian personnel who gather information, conduct interviews and manage a caseload of civil matters or complaints. No law enforcement duties are associated with these positions. Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in business administration, communications, criminal justice, or related field(s). Related professional or technical experience may be substituted for the required college study.

Information Technology (IT) –IT is critical to the efficient and effective operations of the OAG. Areas of specialty include database administration, network monitoring and maintenance, IT security and end-user support.

Administration/Clerical – Administrative and clerical staff are needed to support the mission of the OAG. These include positions such as accountants, legal assistants and clerical positions with increasing levels of complexity and responsibility. Many of these positions provide support to the administrative, investigative and/or legal functions of the agency.

In accordance with K.S.A. 75-3111 and K.S.A. 75-2935(1)(j), officers and employees in the OAG are in the unclassified service of the Kansas Civil Service Act. Unclassified positions are not subject to the entitlements provided to employees in the classified service as defined by the Kansas Civil Service Act. Employees of the OAG serve at the pleasure of the Attorney General and are terminable at-will.

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120 SW 10th Ave., 2nd Floor
Topeka, KS 66612
(785) 296-2215

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The Office of the Kansas Attorney General is an equal opportunity employer. We recognize and value the uniqueness of each individual person. We believe the best workplaces bring together employees with diverse skill sets, backgrounds, experiences, and viewpoints to achieve common goals. We see this as the best way to realize our Office’s mission. We work to ensure all employees are treated fairly and have equal opportunity. We prohibit and strongly condemn discrimination on any basis protected by law. We strive to create and to cultivate a workplace environment where every employee is treated with dignity and respect as a valued member of our team.

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