Broome County Job Opportunity
Assistant Public Defender I
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Responsibilities include primarily representing the County in Family Court for JD and PINS matters, handling litigation in State and Federal Court, contract drafting and negotiations, and advising various County departments. This is a full-time position. The applicant must be an admitted attorney.
Mail resume and cover letter to: Broome County Attorney’s Office, PO Box 1766, Binghamton, NY 13902 or email to BCLAW@BroomeCountyNY.gov
The work involves responsibility for the administration of the Broome County Department of Public Works which includes the divisions of Highway, Administration, Engineering, Security, Sanitation (Drainage, Sanitation, Water Supply), Buildings and Grounds, and Parks, Recreation & Youth Services. Work is performed under the general direction of the County Legislature and County Executive or the Deputy County Executive with wide leeway allowed for the exercise of independent judgement in carrying out the policies and objectives of the department. Administrative supervision is exercised over the work of all department employees.
The Commissioner shall be appointed on the basis of his administrative experience and his qualifications for the duties of the office. *In accordance with Article IX (A901) of the Broome County Administrative Code and (C901) of the Broome County Charter.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Incumbents in this position are required by the County Legislature to reside within the County of Broome, OR an adjoining county (TIOGA, CORTLAND, DELAWARE OR CHENANGO) at all times during their employment in the title.
Professional Engineer preferred.
SPECIAL NOTE: Incumbent is designated as an Emergency Operations Center staff member by the County Executive.