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City of Rochester, New York Staff Attorney I in Rochester, New York

Staff Attorney I

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Staff Attorney I

Salary

$73,477.00 - $96,884.00 Annually

Location

Rochester, NY

Job Type

Full-Time

Job Number

24DM708ADA27

Department

City Council & Clerk

Bureau

Police Accountability Board

Opening Date

06/10/2024

Closing Date

7/12/2024 11:59 PM Eastern

  • Description

  • Benefits

General Description

This is senior level attorney position in the Police Accountability Board responsible for providing legal research, advice, and opinions. General supervision is provided by the Director of Investigations of the Police Accountability Board. Related work is performed as required.

CITY RESIDENCY WILL BE REQUIRED WITHIN ONE YEAR OF HIRE.

Typical Work Activities

  • Conducts legal research and renders legal opinions in the Police Accountability Board’s Executive Office, Investigations Division, or Oversight & Policy Division;

  • Assists General Counsel in service as legal counsel to various Board units, Board employees acting in an official capacity;

  • Drafts, reviews, and implements oversight investigations, legislative and policy proposals, and administrative rules in the Oversight & Policy Division;

  • Assists in investigating instances of potential officer wrongdoing in the Investigations Division by responding to scenes of critical incidents; collecting documents, videos, and photographs; interviewing witnesses and officers; and analyzing evidence;

  • Enforces the Board’s policies by drafting evidentiary reports to be presented to the Police Accountability Board;

  • Presents facts and law to Board panels at evidentiary hearings;

  • Performs legal work necessary to bring accountability and transparency to the powers exercised by sworn officers of the Rochester Police Department.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from a law school of recognized standing AND two (2) years of experience as an attorney admitted to practice in New York State.

For full-time employees:

The City of Rochester offers a complete benefits package to full-time employees including health care, dental, vision, retirement, deferred compensation plans, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, long-term disability, holidays, vacation, and sick leave.

For less-than full-time employees:

The City of Rochester offers numerous growth opportunities to include the potential to transition into full-time, permanent employment.

Agency

City of Rochester (NY)

Address

30 Church Street Room 103A Rochester, New York, 14614

Phone

585-428-7115

Website

http://www.cityofrochester.gov

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