County of Genesee Assistant County Attorney

Office of the County Attorney
Published
March 28, 2024
Location
Genesee, United States of America
Category
Legal  
Job Type

Description

This position is responsible for assisting the County Attorney in representing Genesee County and its constituent agencies with primary responsibility of representing the Genesee County Department of Social Services (DSS). The Office of the County Attorney provides a collaborative work environment with extensive peer support and presents an excellent career opportunity for long term public employment for qualified applicants.

AVAILABILITY: February 16, 2024

COMPENSATION: $84,607-107,029, salary commensurate based upon experience, with enrollment in New York State Retirement System and excellent health benefits.

Position is eligible for Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF).

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Applicants must be licensed to practice law and in good standing in the State of New York. All experience levels encouraged to apply. County will provide training for exceptional candidates who lack relevant experience.

DUTIES INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:
1. Assist the County Attorney and other Departments as assigned by the County Attorney.

2. Represent GCDSS in proceedings and actions in Family Court involving child abuse, child neglect, foster care and termination of parental rights.

3. Responsible for Petitioning Article 81 Guardianship matters, providing legal counsel to the Adult Services Unit including Adult Protective Matters.

4. Provide legal advice and consultation to GCDSS Personnel for matters relating to children and family services.

5. Position provides extensive courtroom experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR APPOINTMENT: Successful completion of a background investigation will be required prior to appointment.

SUBMIT ONLINE GENESEE COUNTY APPLICATION AND RESUME: Please complete application online at www.co.genesee.ny.us/departments/humanresources/openpoistions.php, submit to Anita Cleveland, Director of Human Resources, 15 Main Street, Batavia, NY 14020. Applications and resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. Further inquiries may be sent to County.attorney@co.geneseee.ny.us.

All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or marital status.