Employment

VICTIM ADVOCATE:

REQUIREMENTS:  Thorough knowledge of physical, psychological and social complications of domestic violence, good knowledge of victim safety and clinical care management; good knowledge of addictions; good knowledge of community resources; Ability to interview and counsel victims; ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; tact; resourcefulness; capable of performing the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Completion of 60 semester credit hours from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a concentration in Human Services, Metal Health or Chemical Dependency, and completion of 500 hours of field work in an internship in Human Services Domestic Violence.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS: Special consideration will be given to candidates with 1-2 years of experience providing direct services to adult victims of domestic violence utilizing a trauma-informed approach.  Training experience on the effects of trauma on clients preferred.

If you are interested in applying for the position of Victim Advocate, please e-mail your resume and cover letter to DAemployment@erie.gov or mail to: 

Hiring Manager
Erie County District Attorney's Office
25 Delaware Ave
Buffalo, New York 14202

 

ASSISTANT DISTRICT ATTORNEY:

The District Attorney’s Office is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applicants that reflect the diversity of our community. Because we are a community-oriented office, assistant district attorneys become actively involved in our crime prevention and community outreach programs.

If you are interested in applying for the position of Assistant District Attorney, please e-mail your resume and cover letter to DAemployment@erie.gov or mail to:

Hiring Manager
Erie County District Attorney's Office
25 Delaware Ave
Buffalo, New York 14202

There are currently no vacancies for the position of Assistant District Attorney, however, your resume will be kept on file in the event a position does become available. 

INVESTIGATOR POSITIONS:

Senior Chief, Confidential Criminal Investigator

Chief Confidential Criminal Investigator

Confidential Criminal Investigator

Confidential Criminal Investigator Task Force

Resumes are always being accepted for the Investigator positions.  To apply for any of the above positions please e-mail your resume to DAemployment@erie.gov or mail your resume to:

AMY C. HUGHES
Chief of Administration
Erie County District Attorney's Office
25 Delaware Ave
Buffalo, New York 14202

SUPPORT STAFF:

The Erie County District Attorney's Office employs a number of staff that supports the operation and mission of the office. Positions include but are not limited to: Paralegal, Legal Secretary, Data Entry Operator, Social Workers and Victim Advocate.

All positions in this area following the New York State Civil Service hiring procedures. For a list of available positions and necessary requirements, please refer to the Erie County Personnel "Employment Opportunities" page at the following link. http://www.erie.gov/employment/

SUMMER INTERNS:

The application process for the 2016 Summer Internship Program has now ended.  Thank you for your interest.