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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/21/24

Applications Due04/12/24

Vacancy ID151749


AgencyAttorney General, Office of the

TitleStaff Attorney: Office of Special Investigation (3661)

Occupational CategoryLegal

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $78795 to $168218 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Exempt Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8:30 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address The Capitol

The Capitol

City Albany, NY


Zip Code12224

Minimum Qualifications Qualifications:
• Applicants must have at least six (6) years of criminal prosecution and/or criminal defense experience, including substantial homicide trial and investigation experience.
• Excellent legal writing and research skills, along with strong organizational, interpersonal communication, and teamwork skills are required.
• Prior experience investigating complex cases in the grand jury is a plus.
• Prior experience handling cases involving issues of causation, justification, or complex felony prosecutions is preferred.
• Prior experience working with and in diverse communities and doing community outreach is also a plus.
• On an as-needed basis, the availability to work outside of usual business hours and to travel outside the county of employment.

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

Duties Description The Office of the New York State Attorney General is seeking an experienced prosecutor to serve as an Assistant Attorney General (AAG) in the Office of Special Investigation (OSI) in Albany. OSI’s members investigate incidents throughout the state in which a police officer or a peace officer (including a corrections officer) has caused the death of a person. If warranted, OSI’s attorneys seek charges in connection with the incident and prosecute any resulting indictment. The AAG position provides a unique and exciting opportunity to join a team of experienced prosecutors, legal support staff, and detective investigators who work together to strengthen public trust in the criminal justice system. The AAG will report to OSI’s Upstate Deputy Bureau Chief.

Additional Comments 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 attorney compensation, please visit the following page: 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.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Legal Recruitment Unit

Telephone 2124168080


Email Address


Street NYS Office of the Attorney General

Legal Recruitment Bureau - 28 Liberty St

City New York

State NY

Zip Code 10005


Notes on ApplyingHOW TO APPLY
Applications are being received online at: Reference No. OSI_ALB_AAG_3661

Applicants must be prepared to submit a complete application consisting of the following:
• Cover Letter
? You may address your letter to the Legal Recruitment Unit.
? Indicate why you are interested in this position and what makes you a strong candidate. You may wish to include information about what life experiences you will bring to the position that will enhance the Bureau’s ability to better serve the diverse population of this state
• Resume
• Legal 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 that 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 or phone at 212-416-8080.

For more information about the OAG, please visit our website:

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