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"Being a part of the Department of Justice is a great honor. In the office of the United States Attorney, every one plays an important and vital role in enforcing our Nation’s laws and carrying out the priorities of the Department of Justice. Here, we always have the ability to do the right thing.

It is an enormous opportunity to be able to represent the United States, the Department of Justice and the Attorney General in matters that take place in the Eastern District of Kentucky. Many employees in this office are career civil servants and part of a team of dedicated legal and administrative professionals.

Our communities are filled with wonderful people and our office is committed to working with local, state and federal law enforcement to ensure their safety, and the safety of generations to come. As part of the United States Attorney’s Office, you could have the ability to impact not only our district, but our entire state and nation."

Eastern District of Kentucky Vacancies

Legal Assistant/Docket Technician, Lexington Office - Open to all U.S. Citizens (Announcement #14-KYE-1183667-DE). Closing date for applications is August 15, 2014.

Legal Assistant/Docket Technician, Lexington Office - Open to current/prior federal employees, persons eligible for non-competitive appointment under a special hiring authority or certain veterans (Announcement #14-KYE-1187263-MS). Closing date for application is August 22, 2014.

Receptionist, Lexington Office - Open to all U.S. Citizens (Announcement #14-KYE-1184961-DE). Closing date for application is August 15, 2014.

Receptionist, Lexington Office - Open to current/prior federal employees, persons eligible for non-competitive appointment under a special hiring authority or certain veterans (Announcement #14-KYE-1186825-MS). Closing date for application is August 22, 2014.


Support positions are advertised and may be applied for through USAjobs.gov

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Appointment is subject to back ground investigation, including credit, arrest, reference, and drug use inquiries. U.S. Citizenship is required.

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Community Outreach

Giving Back to the Community through a variety of venues & initiatives.

Law Enforcement Coordinating Committee

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Prescription Drug Abuse

Combating Prescription Drug Abuse in Kentucky

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