The minimum qualifications required for this vacancy. Minimum Qualifications Applicants must have at least five (5) years of legal experience. The ideal candidate will have at least seven (7) years of legal experience, including at least five (5) years as a prosecutor, and substantial experience in developing and managing complex, document-intensive investigations. The successful candidate will also possess excellent writing skills and significant grand jury and trial experience. A background in government and policy is not necessary but is a plus. Applicants must reside in (or intend to soon become a resident of) New York State and be admitted to practice law in New York State. In addition, the Public Officers Law requires that attorneys in the OAG be citizens of the United States. A two (2) year commitment upon being hired is a condition of employment.
The duties that the incumbent of the vacancy will be expected to perform. Duties Description The New York State Office of the Attorney General is seeking an experienced prosecutor for the Public Integrity Bureau (PIB) in New York City. PIB Investigates and prosecutes crimes committed by public employees, elected officials, candidates for public office, and people and entities that steal from the government. Prosecutors with PIB handle complex, long term investigations into government corruption, fraud and abuse of authority. PIB investigates and prosecutes both civilly and criminally, from the initial allegation through to settlement, plea or trial. PIB consists of attorneys, investigators, auditors and analysts.
Additional comments regarding the vacancy. Additional Comments OAG employees serve more than 19.85 million state residents through a wide variety of occupations. We offer a comprehensive New York State benefits package, including paid leave, health, dental, vision and retirement benefits, and family-friendly policies. As an employee of the OAG, you will join a team of dedicated individuals who work to serve the people of our State.Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.The OAG is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to workplace diversity.Salary commensurate with experience.PLEASE NOTE: Unless otherwise specified in the “Notes on Applying” section, the “Application Due” date associated with this posting is not the last day applications can be submitted. Applications for this position will be accepted by the hiring bureau on a rolling basis until a candidate is selected; recruitment for this position can be closed or suspended at any time. For the most current information on available position vacancies, applicants are advised to review the Office of the New York State Attorney General website (www.ag.ny.gov/job-postings) or contact the Legal Recruitment Bureau via email at recruitmentag.ny.gov or phone at 212-416-8080.
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