Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Paralegal - Program Specialist

District Attorney's Office

Recruitment #22-9999-12

Introduction

 

 

The Alameda County District Attorney's Office upholds Alameda County as a safe and livable community through the fair and effective administration of justice; compassionate and committed support of crime victims; innovative programs that provide opportunities for rehabilitation and reintegration; and programs designed to enhance the lives of vulnerable populations, children and youth for a bright, healthy future. Read more about our mandated services.

 

The Alameda County District Attorney’s Office is comprised of approximately 150 attorneys, 60 inspectors, 30 Victim-Witness advocates and claim specialists, as well as a variety of administrative, finance, and communications professionals. Our jurisdiction covers over 800 square miles and our staff work in 9 offices located throughout the County.

 

We have six specialized divisions within the office:

 

§ Criminal Prosecution

§ Juvenile Justice

§ Consumer, Environmental and Worker Protection

§ DA Inspectors

§ Victim-Witness Assistance

§ Alameda County Family Justice Center

DESCRIPTION

The Alameda County District Attorney’s Office is recruiting a paralegal or legal assistant to aid in the investigation and litigation of post-conviction resentencing cases as a part of the Conviction Review Team. County employment includes a comprehensive benefits package.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Providing senior level paralegal assistance to a team of two attorneys on hundreds of post-conviction resentencing cases, including felony murder resentencing, discretionary resentencing, resentencings due to changes in law

Assembling, organizing, summarizing, and analyzing court records, trial records, DA case files, and Department of Corrections records.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

Knowledge of:

  • Knowledge of basic principles of criminal case disposition, sentencing, and calendaring preferred but not required
  • Proficiency at word processing, Excel, and Access

Ability to:

  • Ability to understand a variety of legal documents, files, and records
  • Ability to read voluminous documents and prepare concise summaries
  • Ability to plan and complete work assignments with a minimum amount of direction and control
  • Strong writing, organizational, and interpersonal skills

BENEFITS

Alameda County offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that affords wide-ranging health care options to meet the different needs of a diverse workforce and their families. We also sponsor many different employee discount, fitness and health screening programs focused on overall well-being.  These benefits include but are not limited to*:

For your Health & Well-Being

•  Medical – HMO & PPO Plans

•  Dental – HMO & PPO Plans

•  Vision or Vision Reimbursement

•  Share the Savings

•  Basic Life Insurance

•  Supplemental Life Insurance (with optional dependent coverage for eligible employees)

•  Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance

•  County Allowance Credit

•  Flexible Spending Accounts - Health FSA, Dependent Care and Adoption Assistance

•  Short-Term Disability Insurance

•  Long-Term Disability Insurance

•  Voluntary Benefits - Accident Insurance, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity and Legal Services

•  Employee Assistance Program

 

For your Financial Future

•  Retirement Plan - (Defined Benefit Pension Plan)

•  Deferred Compensation Plan (457 Plan or Roth Plan)

 

For your Work/Life Balance

•  11 paid holidays

•  Floating Holidays

•  Vacation and sick leave accrual

•  Vacation purchase program

•  Management Paid Leave**

•  Catastrophic Sick Leave

•  Group Auto/Home Insurance

•  Pet Insurance

•  Commuter Benefits Program

•  Guaranteed Ride Home

•  Employee Wellness Program (e.g. At Work Fitness, Incentive Based Programs, Gym Membership

   Discounts)

•  Employee Discount Program (e.g. theme parks, cell phone, etc.)

•  Child Care Resources

•  1st United Services Credit Union

Conclusion

TO APPLY: Access the application by clicking here: DA Application

All completed applications should be emailed to DA Jobs, at da.jobs@acgov.org .

All applications must be submitted no later than 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 31, 2022.

The District Attorney Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.