Tuesday, February 7, 2023

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District Attorney's Office

Recruitment #22-9999-33


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


The District Attorney’s Office is presently recruiting for entry-level clerical positions to serve at one of five courthouse locations throughout Alameda County. The duties may include answering telephones, pulling, and refiling case files, special copy projects, typing and/or word processing and various other clerical duties. Applicants must possess basic computer skills. Duties may be periodically rotated at the discretion of the immediate supervisor.

In-house candidates will be considered for a lateral transfer. Appointments will be based on an evaluation of experience, skills, knowledge and demonstrated abilities.


 Minimum Qualifications:

  • Be a high school graduate or possess a G.E.D. certificate; and

  • Have the equivalent of one-year full-time experience in clerical work or completion of a clerical training course; and 

  • Have knowledge of basic elements of correct English usage, spelling, and basic arithmetic.

Applicant must be able to pass a health history examination and LiveScan background check.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Recruit candidates from existing internal empowerment programs and through outreach to ACFJC onsite and offsite partners
  • Work with clients to overcome barriers to employment
  • Work with clients to develop employment goals
  • STEPUP 2 Work classroom instruction, presenting professionally, mock Interviews
  • Promote and market employment programs through partnerships with ACFJC service providers
  • Participate in job fairs, community related job events and special events
  • Develop flyers and other necessary program materials
  • Participate in client case management
  • Conduct pre and post individual and program assessments
  • Ensure accurate and timely data reporting for all programs through the implementation of ETO system to support grants and program funding requirements
  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality and professionalism
  • Perform all duties will a trauma informed lens to meet client needs
  • Other duties as assigned


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


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

•  Child Care Resources

•  1st United Services Credit Union


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

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

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.