Alameda County District Attorney's Office
Nancy E. O'Malley, District Attorney

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Employment Opportunities

The Alameda County District Attorney's Office is proud to offer great opportunities for our employees in one of the nation's leading prosecutorial offices.

We have opportunities for attorneys, inspectors, as well as a variety of support staff in our nine offices around the Alameda County, serving a population of more than 1.5 million people.

Consistently, we attract well-qualified candidates who seek to join our office and make a difference in the lives of the community we serve. What we look for in our staff is flexibility, the ability to think innovatively, as well as to be able to work both independently and in a team.

The Alameda County District Attorney’s Office is an equal opportunity employer.


Current Vacancies

Navigator - Mental Health Specialist II (download job description as pdf)

Victim Advocate II - Mental Health Specialist III (download job description as pdf)

Data Support Specialist (download job description as pdf)

Please download and complete the employment application.


Navigator - Mental Health Specialist II

Salary ($26.23 – $29.94)
($1,967.25 - $2,245.50 biweekly)

Agency Description:

Opened in 2005 the Alameda County Family Justice Center helps victims of domestic violence, child abuse, and sexual assault who historically often sought help from a fragmented, disjointed system of agencies offering related, but uncoordinated services. Family Justice Center (ACFJC) now serves as the heart of a comprehensive service delivery system made up of over 100 public and private agency partners throughout the Bay Area, providing a gateway to safety, healing, and empowerment for victims of abuse. We advocate for and construct a future where there is zero tolerance for domestic violence, child abuse, sexual assault and exploitation and elder abuse.

Position: Navigator

Overview:

We are looking for a navigator to provide services in both the north and south county locations. The ACFJC’s navigator staff conducts the critical client service needs assessment functions by helping the clients connect with onsite and offsite resources. Essentially the navigator helps the client to navigate a system of services within Alameda County. Navigators are entrusted with the initial client needs assessments through in person or telephone. During the assessment the navigator finds out the client’s particular situation and assesses what brought them to the ACFJC and assess the appropriate referrals. During the initial assessment the navigator provides safety planning as necessary. After the initial assessment referrals are made, ideally in a triage style the navigator maintains contact with the client to ascertain that the referrals were successful. If the services were not obtained or the client failed to contact the service provider the navigator will continue to search for other options. Building a rapport with clients is an essential part of the navigator function. The navigator also provides orientation training for new ACFJC onsite partners, offsite partners and other community based and governmental agencies. Navigators also provide community outreach and education.

Skills & Abilities:

A successful Navigator is a very flexible person and exhibits this flexibility when interacting with clients, team members, and the community or ACFJC partners. You are proactive, solution oriented and a self-starter. You are at your best in a fast paced dynamic environment. You recognize where process can be improved and will take the initiative to make improvements. You have a reputation for dependability and anticipate needs or tasks to be completed.

People look to you to accomplish tasks because you are dependable and detail oriented. You have a strong drive to help others in complex situations. Using your strong communication skills and your problem solving ability you effectively collaborate with a variety of people which means you’ll have a thorough knowledge of ACFJC partners and other community resources. You tend to draw out the best in people.

Working under the supervision of the Director of Programs, you will work perform the following job responsibilities.

Responsibilities:

  • Client intake and needs assessment.
  • Helping victims identify and access appropriate services for themselves and their children if applicable.
  • Follow-up including client call backs, appointments and drop-ins.
  • Referrals to appropriate agencies, including onsite and offsite partners.
  • Client advocacy.
  • Providing training to ACFJC partners and other community based organizations.
  • Representing the ACFJC at community outreach events.
  • Maintaining data for progress reports.
  • Input collected data from intakes into Efforts to Outcomes (ETO).
  • Monitoring ETO for duplicate client information and other errors.
  • This position is not limited to the duties described above. Duties and responsibilities may be changed, expanded, reduced, or deleted to meet the business needs of the ACFJC.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a field relevant to working with victims of domestic violence and their children, victims of sexual assault, victims of child abuse and exploitation, and victims of elder abuse, or
  • At least two years experience in the field working with victims as described above
  • Upon hire completion of 40-hour advocate training by a certified domestic violence service provider agency
  • Fingerprinting and criminal background check
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Valid California driver’s license
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to relate well with people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds
  • Ability to handle crisis situations in a professional manner
  • Bilingual/Multilingual, Spanish, Hindi and/or Punjabi preferred

Compensation Commensurate with Experience

To apply:

Submit completed job application to Human Resource Department: dajobs@acgov.org

Feel free to attach your resume and cover letter as well.

Please submit job application, resume and cover letter by 5:00 pm Friday, November 9, 2018.


Victim Advocate II - (Mental Health Specialist III)

(Salary $2,220.00 - $2,641.50 biweekly)
($4,810.00 - $5,723.25 approx. monthly)

THE POSITION

There is an immediate position available for a Victim Advocate II. The candidate selected will be assigned to assist victims of crime and their families as required under California Penal Code 13835.5.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Advocate will work with the victims and/or their families by addressing their social and psychological needs as they participate in the prosecution of their cases. The Advocate will assist victims of all types of crime in completing and filing a California Victim Compensation Board (CalVCB) application, answer questions regarding the CalVCB application process and provide referrals for services in the community.

The Advocate will provide the following services: crisis intervention, emergency assistance, direct counseling, resource and referral counseling to community agencies, court support, criminal justice system orientation, public presentations and trainings, and case status and disposition notification. The Advocate will also provide assistance in submitting a victim impact statement and request for direct restitution to the court.

The position requires that the Advocate perform these services through field visits to the victim's home, or other locations as requested by the victim, as well as branch offices of the District Attorney's Office located throughout Alameda County.

THE EXAM PROCESS

Applications will be screened for the most qualified candidates to participate in an oral interview. Candidates who are selected for the interview will be notified by telephone. Depending on the number of qualified applicants, a second interview may be required among the finalists for the position.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in behavioral science, criminal justice, or related curricula, or in a field relevant to working with victims of domestic violence and their children, victims of sexual assault, victims of child abuse and exploitation, victims of elder abuse and human trafficking.
  • Work experience in the field of victim services involving the provision of victim services, peer counseling, or equivalent social service skills.
  • Valid CA drivers license

Additional Requirements

  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with individuals and groups; public, private, and governmental agencies, particularly criminal justice agencies.
  • Ability to communicate and deal effectively with individuals and groups in stressful situations.
  • Ability to work effectively under conditions of limited supervision, high stress, and rapidly changing situations and circumstances.
  • Ability to demonstrate sensitivity to the cultural/ethnic diversity of the service populations and to be sensitive to the needs of special population; e.g. differently abled, young children, elderly, etc.
  • Possess interpersonal, problem solving, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to pass a background investigation intended to identify factors which may limit effective job performance and other areas consistent with office policy and practice.
  • Possess the skill to successfully complete a required minimum 40 hours of entry level training.

Other Qualifications desirable in a candidate:

  • Bilingual, oral and written skills
  • 40-60 hour Certificate of Training from a Domestic Violence or Rape Crisis Program
  • Possession of a California Certified Entry-Level State-certified victim advocate certificate

To apply:

Submit completed job application to Human Resource Department: dajobs@acgov.org

Feel free to attach your resume and cover letter as well.

Please submit job application, resume and cover letter by 5:00 pm Friday, November 9, 2018

The Alameda County District Attorney’s Office is an equal opportunity employer

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Data Support Specialist

(Clerk I - $20.72 to $23.56)
$1,554.00 to $1,767.00 bi-weekly
Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday

Opened in 2005 the Alameda County Family Justice Center (ACFJC) helps victims of domestic violence, child abuse, elder and dependent adult abuse, sexual assault and exploitation, trafficking and stalking who historically often sought help from a fragmented, disjointed system of agencies offering related, but uncoordinated services. The ACFJC now serves as the heart of a comprehensive service delivery system made up of over 100 public and private agency partners throughout the Bay Area, providing a gateway to safety, healing, and empowerment for victims of abuse. We advocate for and construct a future where there is zero tolerance for domestic violence, child abuse, elder and dependent adult abuse, sexual assault and exploitation, trafficking and stalking.

Position: Data Support Specialist

Overview: The data support specialist completes administrative functions to ensure that the Alameda County Trauma Recovery Center (ACTRC) and Navigator operations run smoothly by entering all data efficiently and in a timely manner. The data support staff is adept at leading and managing a variety of projects simultaneously. This requires the particular talent of being able to communicate effectively with members of the ACTRC/Navigator team. The data support specialist, under the direct supervision of the Director of Programs, will work on-site at the ACFJC providing general office administrative support.

Skills & Abilities: A successful data support specialist is a very flexible person who can stay productive when the demands of work are pulling you in many different directions at once. They are at their best in dynamic situations and have the ability to perform professionally in a fast-paced environment with the grace and willingness to change direction when circumstances demand. They thrive in situations with many things going on at the same time.

A self-starter, who when faced with a complex situation involving many factors, enjoys managing all variables and trying to figure out the best way to get things done. Must have a reputation of being utterly dependable, have an excellent attendance record and understand the importance of being punctual. Attention to details is important but so is the ability to approach any task with a strong drive to understanding the meaning behind the data and enjoy helping to interpret it for others.

  • Strong communications skills are necessary to effectively collaborate with the TRC/Navigator team. The Data Support Specialist will be expected to demonstrate strong professional judgment, professional etiquette, and have strong problem-solving skills.
  • The Data Support Specialist under the direction of the Director of Programs will perform the following job responsibilities:
  • Inputting client data into ACTRC Database and Efforts To Outcomes (ETO)
  • Creating mental health screening packets for ACTRC Medical Social Worker
  • Assigning new ACTRC client referrals with Unique Client Identifier (UCID) numbers on the ACTRC Referral List
  • Updating client information and contacts on ACTRC Referral Excel Spreadsheet
  • Cancelling, rescheduling and confirming client appointments
  • Creating ACTRC Weekly Meeting Agenda
  • Taking minutes for TRC weekly meeting and typing up and distributing notes
  • Provide front desk coverage and KidZone coverage as needed
  • This position is not limited to the duties described above. This is not an exhaustive list of duties and responsibilities of this position. Duties and responsibilities may be changed, expanded, reduced, or deleted to meet the business needs of the ACFJC.

Requirements:

  • BA or 2 years general administrative assistance experience
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to relate well with people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds
  • Completion of 40-hour advocate training by a certified domestic violence service provider agency
  • Valid CA driver’s license
  • Good computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Ability to handle crisis situations in a professional manner

The ACFJC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. The ACFJC maintains a policy of non-discrimination with respect to employees and applicants for employment. No aspect of employment will be influenced in any matter by race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, physical disability (including HIV or AIDS), medical condition, perceived physical disability or veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by statute.

To apply:

Submit completed job application to Human Resource Department: dajobs@acgov.org

Feel free to attach your resume and cover letter as well.

Please submit job application, resume and cover letter by 5:00 pm Friday, November 9, 2018.