You can obtain copies of our vacancy announcements through the Office of Personnel Management's web site which is www.usajobs.gov. You may apply for most jobs with a resume, the Optional Application for Federal Employment (OF-612), or any other written format you choose.
Please note that all employment is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a background investigation adjudicated by the Department of Justice. Applicants are also subject to drug testing by urinalysis.
The Department of Justice Career Opportunities listing on the USAJOBS web site will provide you with the information your resume must contain. However, some job vacancy announcements will ask for specific information. Be sure to comply with all requirements of the job vacancy.
The United States Attorney's Office offers a substantial training program for the support staff. New employees attend a one-day Employee Orientation program. This program is followed by a series of substantive training programs in a variety of areas such as policies and procedures of the Office's Divisions, and communications skills and professionalism in interacting with public, including crime victims and witnesses.
Applicants who have tentatively been selected for positions with the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia will find below a list of security and administrative forms required for employment.