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Experienced Professionals

The following are currently available job opportunities within the Civil Rights Division. Individuals interested in applying for these positions should comply with the application procedures and closing dates in the vacancy announcement. The Division does not accept unsolicited resumes or applications (i.e., those not submitted in response to a particular vacancy announcement).

Position Salary Closing Date
Chief Employment Counsel
$121,956.00 - $183,300.00 (SL-0905-00) 05/06/2015
Reimbursable Detail opportunities
(Varies) 05/01/2015
Supervisory Equal Opportunity Specialist
$52,668.00 - $82,840.00 (GS-0360-09/11) 04/27/2015
Chief, Special Litigation Section
$121,956.00 - $183,300.00 (ES-0905-00) 04/20/2015
Various full and part-time non-reimbursable detail opportunities
(Varies) rolling basis until filled

Civil Rights Division Experienced Attorney Hiring Policies

Experienced Attorney & Attorney Manager Hiring Policy


Announcements for all experienced professional vacancies that are open to applicants outside of the Division will be posted on the Division's intranet, the Department of Justice's intranet and internet (, and the Office of Personnel Management's website (

Announcements are also distributed by the Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management (for attorney positions) and/or by the Division's Human Resources Office to a broad and diverse array of organizations, including but not limited to bar associations, law schools and professional organizations. Sections may also distribute announcements to additional organizations who may know of qualified candidates for a particular vacancy announcement. To expand our recruitment efforts, the Division is developing an outreach list of organizations to receive Division-specific attorney job announcements. Individuals or organizations may sign up to be receive these announcements automatically by e-mailing a request to

Employment Opportunities in the Department of Justice and Other Federal Agencies

You may access other vacancy announcements as follows:

General Information Office of the Assistant Attorney General
Vanita Gupta
Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General
Civil Rights Division
(202) 514-4609
Telephone Device for the Deaf (TTY) (202) 514-0716
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