Professional Staff Employment

The Office’s professional staff perform a variety of key functions for the office, including supporting the Trial, Investigation and Appeals Divisions, as well as other prosecution support and office functions. Our professional staff receive a competitive salary and a generous benefits package, as well as unparalleled opportunities for professional development.

Given the diverse nature of our community, the ability to work with people of different backgrounds is critical. The Office seeks to have a staff that reflects the diversity of the community that we serve. To that end, the Office is firmly committed to a policy against discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

Application Process

Please review the job descriptions and position qualifications for our current openings at the New York County District Attorney’s Office. If you are interested in applying for a position in the Office, you must submit an application through our website. When accessing our current openings, please use Chrome or Firefox. 

At the bottom of each posting you will find an embedded link to the online application page—please click this link. Once arriving at the online application page, you must create an account by selecting a username and password linked to a valid email address. Once you have created an account, you will be able to access the application. From there, you will need to enter or select information for all of the required fields, browse and upload the required documents, and then click the submit button to complete the process.

Our system will send you an automated email receipt for each application you submit. (Please be sure to check the SPAM folder of your inbox to ensure any emails coming from our system do not go unnoticed.)  Your application will be reviewed and you will be contacted if the Bureau wishes to pursue your candidacy. Depending on the position, this process can take anywhere from two to six months, sometimes longer for more experienced positions. If you have applied for multiple positions, please note that an independent determination will be made on each application.

Our application process is competitive. Not everyone who applies will be selected for an interview, and only those candidates under consideration will be contacted. If you have additional questions about our application process, please view our FAQs page.

The New York County District Attorney’s Office is committed to a policy against discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or marital or veteran status. Applicants are selected solely on the basis of merit. The New York County District Attorney’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The City of New York is an inclusive equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual’s sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.

As a current or prospective employee of the City of New York, you may be eligible for federal loan forgiveness programs and state repayment assistance programs. Please review the notice to see if you may be eligible for programs and how to apply at

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