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Public Defender
Schuyler County is seeking applications for the position of Public DefenderThe Public Defender shall counsel and represent the defendant at every state of the proceedings following their arrest and shall initiate such proceedings as in their judgement are necessary to protect the rights of the accused.  

Salary is commensurate with experience.  The position is full time with excellent benefits. All candidates must submit a Schuyler County Civil Service application, along with a cover letter, resume, and three (3) professional references. Information must be submitted to the Schuyler County Civil Service office.  Applications will be accepted until position is filled.  Interested candidates may visit the Schuyler County website (www.schuylercounty.us) for the application form and job description -or- contact the Schuyler County Civil Service Office, 105 9th Street, Unit 21, Watkins Glen, New York 14891. Phone: 607-535-8190
Position: Public Defender
Organization: Schuyler County
Location: Watkins Glen,  NY 
United States
Posting Start Date:
Date Posted: 2/1/2021
Requirements Candidates must have been admitted to, and be a member of good standing with, the Bar in the State of New York and must be legal residents of Schuyler or a contiguous (Chemung, Seneca, Steuben, Tompkins and Yates) county upon taking office and remain so during the entire term of appointment.  Candidates will have five (5) years of experience as a practicing attorney in the field of criminal law and/or Family Court, three (3) years of which in the aggregate must have involved extensive court appearance in the trial issues in such field.  Additionally, successful candidates will have skill and experience in office administration to include supervision of staff as well as development and monitoring of departmental budget.
Status: This listing expires on: 3/3/2021
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Organization Information
Schuyler County
105 9th Street
Unit 21
Watkins Glen,  NY 14891
United States
(607) 535-8190
Schuyler County Civil Service office