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.
The Deputy Bureau Chief will assist the Deputy Attorney General in Charge with the overall supervision and direction of all investigations and prosecutions conducted by OCTF. This will include the detailed oversight of complex, long-term criminal investigations, meeting strict deadlines, and working hand-in hand with our law enforcement partners across the state. The Deputy Bureau Chief is also responsible for editing all eavesdropping warrant applications, search warrants, and indictments drafted by OCTF attorneys. The Deputy Bureau Chief will also assist the Deputy Attorney General in Charge with the management and supervision of the attorneys and support staff assigned to the White Plains office; and, in conjunction with the Deputy Bureau Chief assigned to the offices in Buffalo, Albany and Syracuse, serve as a liaison with other bureaus within the OAG and with other state and local agencies.
We are seeking applicants with the following qualifications:
- Minimum of ten (10) 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.
- Strong supervisory and mentorship skills.
- Excellent analytical, research and writing skills.
- 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 OAG be citizens of the United States.
How To Apply
Applications are being received online. To apply, please click on this link: OCTF_DBC_WP_3193; applicants will be taken to the online application page for this position.
Applications are being received online. To apply, please visit our careers website: ag.ny.gov/job-postings.
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)
- References – three (3) required with contact information and email addresses for each
- Writing Sample
Please note: Failure to submit a complete application will delay the consideration of your application.
If you have questions regarding a position with the OAG and the application process or you need assistance with submitting your application, please contact the Legal Recruitment Bureau via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone at 212-416-8080.