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Special Urban Investigative Assistant

Attention: Monroe County full-time employees will receive a  $1,000 quarterly retention payment each quarter in 2024! Apply today - another great reason to join the Monroe County workforce!

Location: Rochester, NY
Title: Special Urban Investigative Assistant
Deadline: June 7, 2024 5:00pm
Salary: $39,622 - $54,289 annually
Agency/Dept.: Public Defender's Office

Description of Duties

This is a professional position in the Public Defender's Office responsible for conducting interviews with clients and prospective clients to secure information and determine eligibility for services.  The employee works closely with the Special Urban Investigator and is cognizant of sensitive, confidential, and privileged information. The work will also involve training and supervision of student interns.  The employee reports directly to, and works under general supervision from, an attorney.  Does related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma; plus: 

(A)  Graduation with a Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice, Paralegal Studies, or closely related field; OR,

(B)  Graduation with an Associate's degree in Criminal Justice, Paralegal Studies, or closely related field plus six (6) months paid full-time or its part-time or volunteer equivalent experience as a police officer, insurance investigator, private investigator, court officer, probation officer, paralegal, legal assistant, or other related investigative experience; OR,

(C)  Satisfactory completion of a paralegal training and instructional program and possession of a certificate of completion, plus six (6) months of experience as defined in (B) above; OR,

(D)  Two (2) years of experience as defined in (B) above; OR,

(E)  An equivalent combination of education and experience as defined in (A), (B), (C) and (D).

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