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:

Deputy District Attorney

The Alameda County District Attorney's Office is offering a rewarding and challenging career opportunity to experienced legal professionals as a Deputy District Attorney.

At the Alameda County District Attorney's Office, we review and prosecute criminal violations committed in Alameda County, bring criminal and civil actions for environmental, consumer and other violations, protect and uphold the rights of victims, and serve our community in various innovative ways. All our work is guided by the highest standards of professional and ethical conduct.

Candidates must have earned a Juris Doctor Degree and have a current active license issued by the State Bar of California. Candidates must also have a minimum of five years of prior experience as a prosecutor.

The ideal candidates will be able to detail their prior trial and other courtroom experience within their cover letter.

Candidates should submit a cover letter and resume. The deadline for submission of materials is April 29, 2022.

Materials may be submitted to:

Danielle Hilton
Assistant District Attorney
Director of Recruitment & Development
Alameda County District Attorney’s Office
661 Washington Street, Suite 225
Oakland, CA 94607


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Public Assistance Investigator


Public Assistance Investigators, under the general supervision of an Inspector III, conducts investigations relating to suspected fraudulent payments associated with In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) and suspected fraudulent receipt of or application for public assistance, in order to obtain and present facts and evidence to support administrative action and/or criminal prosecution, and performs related work as required.

View complete job description on the county website

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Inspector II -- this is an open posting


The Inspector II is under direction to investigate, prepare and manage cases for trial, both criminal and civil violations under the jurisdiction of the District Attorney.

The District Attorney’s Inspector is a fully sworn “Peace Officer” as defined in Section 830.1 of the California Penal Code and as such is required to carry a firearm and perform duties of a “Peace Officer.”

Please see PDF of the full job description and qualifications.

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The District Attorney Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender or physical ability are encouraged to apply.