DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This is professional legal work of a complex nature involving responsibility for representing the County and the State in the investigation and prosecution of criminal actions which have occurred within the County, and performing related legal work. Work is performed in accordance with Section 700 of the County Law, Article 20 of the Uniform Justice Court Act and relevant sections of the Code of Criminal Procedure, other New York State laws, County Law and local law. Performs related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (Illustrative only)
Typical Work Activities are intended only as illustrations of possible types of work that might be appropriately assigned to an incumbent of this title. Work activities that do not appear above are not excluded as appropriate work assignments, as long as they can be reasonably understood to be within the logical limits of the job.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: This is an elective office for a term of four (4) years.
NOTE: Section 193-a of New York State Judiciary Law provides that the salary of a full-time District Attorney match that of the pay for a County Court Judge in counties with a population of 500,000 or less. Putnam County is in compliance with this requirement. (Counties with above 500,000 are required to match the salary of a Justice of the Supreme Court.) Other legal reference for this position relative to salary--County Law, Section 700, Subdivision 8.
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