The Criminal Enforcement and Financial Crimes Bureau
Minimum Qualifications A Bachelor’s degree with strong credentials is required for the position. Additionally, the individual selected for the LSA position must have excellent organizational, time management, and multitasking skills. The ability to analyze and synthesize large amounts of information, excellent written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail and accuracy, as well as familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel and social media, are also required. In addition, the ideal candidate will have experience researching and analyzing documents, possess a strong interest in law enforcement and criminal investigations, and demonstrate an eagerness to contribute to the direction and success of OCTF’s cases.
Duties Description The Organized Crime Task Force of the New York State Office of the Attorney General is seeking a Legal Support Analyst (LSA) to join OCTF’s Albany office. The LSA will work closely with a team of Assistant Deputy Attorneys General and investigators to investigate and prosecute organized crime cases in New York State.
The LSA will be involved in OCTF’s cases at all stages and will be an integral member of the investigative team. Specifically, the LSA will conduct a range of investigative and legal support tasks, including searching databases, drafting subpoenas, analyzing and synthesizing large volumes of phone and bank records, and writing reports. The LSA will assist in executing wiretaps, analyzing intercepted communications, and identifying targets. The LSA will also assist attorneys and investigators in preparing for grand jury presentations, arrests, and prosecution. Additionally, the LSA will also be expected to support OCTF attorneys by performing a variety of administrative duties, including typing legal documents and correspondence, answering phones, communicating with court personnel, organizing and copying documents, and maintaining case files.
Additional Comments Applicants from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The OAG is an equal opportunity employer. If you wish to learn more about the OAG, please click here to visit the Bureaus Section of the website.
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 email@example.com or phone at 212-416-8080.
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Notes on ApplyingHOW TO APPLY
Applications are being received online. To apply, please visit our website at http://www.ag.ny.gov/job-postings. Reference No. OCTF_ALB_ LSA_6091
Applicants must be prepared to submit a complete application consisting of the following:
• Cover Letter (You may address to Sandra Jefferson Grannum, Esq., Bureau Chief, Legal Recruitment)
• Writing Sample
• List of three (3) references with contact information and email addresses
Please note: Failure to submit a complete application will delay the consideration of your application.
For questions about a position with the OAG, the application process or assistance with submitting your application, please contact the Legal Recruitment Bureau via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone at 212-416-8080.
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