The United States Attorney's Office (USAO), Northern District of Florida (NDFL) is seeking an experienced attorney to serve as an Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) in the Criminal Division in our Panama City branch office.
If you are looking for an exciting and challenging career, this is the position for you! With a diverse and talented workforce of over 100,000 men and women, Justice leads the Nation in ensuring the protection of all Americans while preserving their constitutional freedoms. You will be part of a dedicated team helping to enforce Federal criminal and civil laws that protect life, liberty, and the property of citizens.
The City of Panama City is located in the Florida "panhandle" on St. Andrews Bay. The city-owned Panama City Marina and St. Andrews Marina, located on the Florida's intracoastal waterway, provide excellent docking service for vessels up to 130 feet. The city-owned Marina Civic Center located on the Panama City Marina and nearby Martin Theatre and the Visual Arts Center provide a wide variety of cultural and entertainment opportunities for the citizens of Panama City and the surrounding area. The Panama City-Bay County area also has an abundant supply of fresh water. Panama City's qualitative attributes provide a highly attractive living environment compatible with a variety of tastes and life styles. Cited most often are:
- pleasant climate
- attractive housing opportunities
- fishing and water sports
- arts and entertainment
- a pleasing small town environment for raising a family
The Panama City area has a climate that is nearly ideal. The average annual temperature is 68.8 degrees. Average summer temperature is 81 degrees and the average winter temperature is 53 degrees. Annual precipitation averages 57.86 inches. Prevailing winds are southerly in the summer and northerly in the winter.
The incumbent will represent the U.S. Government as an Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA). Assistant United States Attorneys in the Criminal Division are responsible for prosecuting a wide range of unique and complex criminal cases such as immigration, drugs, firearms, public corruption, and white-collar crime.
Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progress
Required Qualifications: Applicants must possess a J.D. degree, be an active member of the bar (any U.S. jurisdiction), and have at least 3 years post J.D. experience.
Preferred Qualifications: An ideal candidate should have strong academic credentials and at least 5 years of post J.D. experience. Prior experience should include criminal investigations and prosecutions. Applicants should possess superior oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, and the capacity to function in a highly demanding environment with minimal guidance.
Cover letter, resume, writing samples must be submitted through the USA Jobs portal at: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/500126000