The Westchester County District Attorney’s Office has career opportunities for attorneys, criminal investigators and civil service support staff and actively recruiting a staff that reflects the diversity of the community it serves. Applicants of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. 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 expression, or employment status.
Attorney Careers
Criminal Investigator Careers
Civil Service Careers
Attorney Careers

The Office has opportunities for both entry level and experienced attorney candidates. Applicants for an Assistant District Attorney position must submit the following materials to be considered for an initial interview:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Writing Sample
  • Law School Transcript: Please provide the most recent copy of your transcript. It should include your current course schedule, if applicable.
  • Statement of Interest: A 250-word answer to the question: “Why do you want to work in the Westchester County District Attorney’s Office?”
  • References: We require the full name, current telephone number and email address for at least four professional references from former or current employers who have firsthand knowledge of your performance, preferably in a legal position. No more than two of your references can be from the Westchester County District Attorney’s Office.

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Both entry level and experienced attorney candidates who accept an offer of employment must pass a background investigation as a condition of their employment and commit to work for the Office for three years.

New York State Public Officers Law Section 3(1) requires that all persons holding civil office be citizens of the United States. Accordingly, United States citizenship is required of all Assistant District Attorneys upon commencement of their employment, as is New York State residency.

Criminal Investigator Careers

The Office has opportunities for experienced police officers, as defined by Article 1.20(34)(g) of the Criminal Procedure Law. The Office endeavors to retain a complete listing of interested applicants should vacancies arise.

Investigators in the Office conduct investigations to assist in the legal work of the Office, therefore, applicants must have thorough knowledge of procedures, methods and techniques of criminal investigations.

If you are interested in applying for the position of Criminal Investigator, complete the online Criminal Investigator Application. Do not submit more than one application per year. Applications are reviewed as positions come available.

Civil Service Career Opportunities

Visit Westchester County’s Current Openings for other job postings for positions in the District Attorney’s Office and throughout the County.