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Minnesota Attorney General's Office
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Start date
May 26, 2023
Closing date
Jun 12, 2023

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Full Time

Job Details

Who May Apply: Open to all qualified applicants

Date Posted: 5/26/2023

Closing Date: 6/12/2023

LA5 Salary Range: $22.67 - $33.41 / hourly; $47,334 - $69,760 / annually

LA6 Salary Range: $24.58 - $37.51 / hourly; $51,323 - $78,320 / annually

LA7 Salary Range: $26.87 - $47.69 / hourly; $56,104 - $99,576 / annually

Telework Eligible:  Yes

Job Summary

The Office of Attorney General Keith Ellison — one of Minnesota’s largest public law offices and recognized as a 2022 Star Tribune Top Workplace Minnesota and 2023 Top Workplace USA — has a clear mission: we help Minnesotans afford their lives and live with dignity, safety, and respect.  We are a dynamic group of dedicated professionals who choose public service as a calling, and we are actively building an internal culture that supports that mission.

The Office is currently seeking 3 Investigators to join our Office. Specific openings are detailed below:


  • 1 Investigator for the Consumer Protection Section
  • 1 Investigator for the Consumer Wage and Antitrust Division
  • 1 Investigator for the Wage Theft Unit

A successful candidate in this position will be able to:

  • Perform field work by conducting research and interviewing witnesses and victims;
  • Draft witness statements and reports summarizing investigative findings;
  • Analyze business records, including financial statements, profit and loss data, review email correspondence, and licensure data;
  • Prepare documents for production in litigation and track discovery-related matters;
  • Organize, review, analyze, and summarize large amounts of information;
  • Assist attorneys and administrative staff with preparing discovery items, court exhibits and various types of evidence; and
  • Appear and testify as a witness in court proceedings.

This position is eligible for a hybrid work environment.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or demonstrable similar experience
  • Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Experience and skill in research and writing, critical thinking, and communication
  • Experience in interviewing people using empathy and respect
  • Ability to:
    • Perform responsibilities with a high level of professionalism
    • Demonstrate excellent judgement, character, and work ethic
    • Contribute positively to a team and work in a diverse, inclusive, creative, and collaborative work environment  

To be considered at the LA6 level, candidates must have 6 years of related experience.  To be considered at the LA7 level, candidates must have 12 years of related experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Fluency in Spanish, Hmong, Somali, or other relevant language to Minnesota’s communities
  • Education in social work, investigations, accounting, finance, statistics, or similar field
  • Experience in fraud investigations

How to Apply

Interested applicants must apply online through the State of Minnesota Careers website, which is the State’s official application and hiring site. The deadline for applications is Monday, June 12, 2023.

  1. Review all opportunities on the Attorney Generals’ Office Careers Page
  2. Go to;
  3. Apply for applicable posting number(s)

If you have any questions about the application process, please contact Sarah Spence-Koivisto at or (651) 757-1050.

Why Work For Us 

Diverse Workforce Our differences make us stronger and leveraging them helps us create a workforce where everyone can thrive. The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to embedding diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility at our workplace. We do this by developing strong leaders and advocates, increasing cultural competence, fostering understanding among all employees, and removing institutional barriers and attitudes that prevent employees from advancing as far as their talents will take them. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), marital status, familial status, receipt of public assistance, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, or age.

Comprehensive Benefits

Our benefits aim to balance four key elements that make life and work meaningful: health and wellness, financial well-being, professional development, and work/life harmony. As an employee, your benefits may include:

  • Training and professional development
  • Paid vacation and sick leave
  • 12 paid holidays each year
  • Paid parental leave
  • Low-cost medical and dental coverage
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Vision coverage
  • Wellness programs and resources
  • Employer paid life insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability
  • Health care spending and savings accounts
  • Dependent care spending account
  • Tax-deferred compensation
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Federal Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program

Programs, resources and benefits eligibility varies based on type of employment, agency, funding availability, union/collective bargaining agreement, location, and length of service with the State of Minnesota.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive service to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at (651) 259-3637 or email Please indicate what assistance you need.


The Attorney General is the chief legal officer for the State of Minnesota. The Office of the Attorney General represents the State of Minnesota on important legal matters that make a difference in the lives of our citizens and establishes and effectuates the legal policy for the State of Minnesota. The Office’s work involves significant and challenging constitutional, statutory, and enforcement matters.

Responsibilities and Opportunities Offered: The Office provides a range of legal practice opportunities to highly capable attorneys with the professional drive and abilities to perform exceptional legal work. We offer our lawyers the opportunity to do important legal work on behalf of the public, to assume a significant amount of responsibility over their files, and to expand on their litigation and courtroom experience.

Required Qualifications: Attorneys who wish to be considered for appointment as an Assistant Attorney General must have a proven and successful track record, superior academic credentials, outstanding analytical, research, writing, and communication skills, excellent judgment and character, and a professional deportment. Applicants must have the desire to serve the public with distinction and the professionalism, skills, and work ethic to put forth the very best legal work on behalf of the public. The selection process is highly competitive.

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445 Minnesota Street
St. Paul

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