Employment & Internships

Ceasefire Coordinator

The Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office is currently seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Ceasefire Coordinator.  The Ceasefire Coordinator will administratively support the Gang & Community Prosecutions Unit.

As part of its violence reduction plan, the Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office utilizes the Boston Ceasefire model; a data-driven, Department of Justice best practice.  The Ceasefire Coordinator will assist the Gang & Community Prosecutions Unit with administrative and case management responsibilities as it relates to collecting law enforcement data, reviewing and analyzing prosecution case files, supporting Ceasefire meetings, and presenting to and meeting with community members.

The Ceasefire Coordinator will work within a multidisciplinary setting, interacting with prosecutors, police officers, data analysts, and community partners.

Responsibilities:

  1.  Administratively support the Gang & Community Prosecutions Unit with discovery, case preparation, data collection, data analysis, and grant reporting;
  2.  Administratively support prosecutors with probation violation hearings;
  3.  Manage the youth diversion component within  the Ceasefire model; working with the District Attorney’s Diversion Unit, Brockton Juvenile Probation, and the Ceasefire community partners;
  4.  Meet regularly with Brockton Police, State Police, Probation, and other law enforcement agencies;
  5.  Meet regularly with the Grants Department to track grant progress;
  6.  Conduct outreach to partner agencies and community at-large; and
  7.  Perform any other duty that may be requested by the District Attorney or his designee

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of Associate’s degree (recent and Spring 2020 graduates may apply) or three years’ work experience in human services, criminal justice or related field;
  • Excellent writing skills;
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to conduct oral presentations to diverse populations;
  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team environment and independently;
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and ethical standards;
  • Ability to interact with various community and professional agencies, and develop an understanding of available resources;
  • Proficient in MS Office, particularly Microsoft Excel, and other applicable computer skills; and
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license in a state of residence and have own means of transportation.

District Attorney Cruz is committed to recruiting and retaining staff that reflects the diversity of the multicultural community that we serve.   The Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office affords equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, sexual identity or expression, genetics, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy, political affiliation, veteran status or any other status that is protected by local, state or federal law.

In order to be considered for this opening, candidates must send their resume and cover letter to: PlymouthDA.JobApplications@MassMail.State.MA.US