White Plains, New York

Posted Date

September 13, 2022

Contact Information

Legal Recruitment

Division of Criminal Justice

Organized Crime Task Force – White Plains

Assistant Deputy Attorney General

Reference No.  OCTF_WP_ADAG_3506

Application Deadline is October 7, 2022

The New York State Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is seeking an experienced prosecutor to join its Organized Crime Task Force (OCTF) in White Plains. OCTF conducts long-term criminal investigations related to gang activity, drug trafficking, firearms trafficking, loan sharking, bookmaking, money laundering, fraud, grand larceny, labor racketeering, and other white-collar crime as well as human trafficking. OCTF is comprised of dedicated attorneys, analysts and investigators who are responsible for the cases from the inception of the investigation through final disposition.

Under the direction of the Deputy Bureau Chief and Deputy Attorney General in Charge, Assistant Deputy Attorneys General perform detailed oversight of complex, long-term criminal investigations, meet strict deadlines, and work hand-in-hand with our law enforcement partners across the state. Extensive writing experience is required in the areas of eavesdropping warrant applications, search warrants, and indictments.

We are seeking applicants with the following qualifications:

  • A minimum of seven (7) years of prosecutorial experience, including handling complex investigations, substantial grand jury and trial experience.
  • Experience with investigative techniques such as search warrants, wiretaps, cooperating witnesses, undercover operations and forensic analysis of documents and financial records.
  • Excellent analytical, research and writing skills.
  • A firm grasp of Criminal Procedure Law Articles 700, 705, 690, the Stored Communications Act and federal reporting requirements for court-authorized eavesdropping.

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 Office be citizens of the United States. A two (2) year commitment upon being hired is a condition of employment.

As an employee of the OAG, you will join a team of dedicated individuals who work to serve the people of our State through a wide variety of occupations. To learn more about Assistant Attorney General compensation, please click here. We offer a comprehensive New York State benefits package, including paid leave, health, dental, vision and retirement benefits, and family-friendly policies. Additionally, the OAG offers a robust Workplace Flexibilities Program with multiple options for employees, including telecommuting (up to two days per week) and alternative work schedules.

Per Office of the Attorney General policy, confirmation of vaccination status is a condition of employment for this position. If you are not fully vaccinated, you may be required to provide regular negative COVID-19 PCR test results at a frequency determined by the agency. The agency will consider religious and reasonable accommodations. For more information, please contact recruitment@ag.ny.gov.

Application Process

Applications are being received online. To apply, please visit www.ag.ny.gov/job-postings

To ensure consideration, applications must be received by close of business on October 7, 2022.

Applicants must be prepared to submit a complete application consisting of the following:

  • Cover Letter
  • You may address to Legal Recruitment.
  • Indicate why you are interested in a position with OCTF and what makes you a strong candidate.
  • Resume
  • Writing Sample
  • List of three (3) references
  • Only submit professional references, supervisory references are preferred.
  • Indicate the nature and duration of your relationship to each reference.
  • Include contact information and email addresses for each reference.
  • Please note, your references will not be contacted until after you interview for the position.

If you have questions regarding a position with the OAG and the application process or need assistance with submitting your application, please contact Legal Recruitment via email at recruitment@ag.ny.gov or phone at 212-416-8080.

For more information about the OAG, please visit our website: ag.ny.gov