Case Aide

NYC Careers

Full Job Description

JOB SUMMARY:

The Bronx District Attorney’s Office seeks a well-qualified staff whose diverse backgrounds contribute to serve the over 1.4 million members of the Bronx County community and pursue a safer Bronx through fair justice. The Conviction Integrity Unit (CIU) is dedicated to improving the quality and integrity of prosecutions throughout the Office. CIU reviews post-judgment claims of actual innocence and wrongful conviction in our most serious cases. The review is generally fact-based and extra-judicial. CIU works closely with other areas of the Office to help implement and follow best practices in our current prosecution of cases, and to ensure compliance with all legal and ethical obligations. CIU is looking for a motivated individual to serve as a Case Aide and support the unit’s Assistant District Attorneys (ADAs) with all facets of case and trial preparation.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Create and organize files for the Conviction Integrity Bureau.

Monitor CIB mailbox and send out CIB questionnaire to people claiming wrongful conviction.

Order files from storage and scan contents and upload to our shared drive.

Order and obtain files from court.

Enter pertinent information into the CIB case tracking system.

All other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

An Associate’s degree or a High School diploma/GED and a minimum of two (2) years working experience in a law firm, governmental agency, civic or community organization.

A valid New York State driver’s license with a minimum of two (2) years of driving experience is required and must be maintained for the duration of employment

Familiarity and experience with Microsoft Word and Excel

Ability to maintain a strict order of confidentiality

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

Familiarity with general court services preferred

Ability to communicate in a welcoming and professional manner

Excellent customer service skills

Post Until Filled
Minimum Qual Requirements

1. There are no formal education or experience requirements for this position. However, the ability to understand and carry out simple instructions is required.
2. Candidates must be able to understand and be understood in English.
To Apply

Apply online with a cover letter to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/. In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID number # 539087. We appreciate the interest and thank all applicants who apply, but only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.
Residency Requirement

City Residency is not required for this position

To apply for this job please visit a127-jobs.nyc.gov.