The Office of the United States Attorney for the Northern District of Texas is the principal federal prosecution authority for the North Texas area, with offices located in Dallas, Fort Worth, Lubbock, Amarillo, and Abilene. The Civil Division is charged with defending agencies of the United States, enforcing regulatory agency authority, and recovering funds from violators of U.S. criminal, regulatory and civil laws. The Criminal Division of our office prosecutes all federal crimes in our jurisdiction, including acts of terrorism, public corruption, white-collar crime, organized crime, gang activities, internet-related crimes, and many other criminal offenses.
The United States Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Texas seeks an experienced Criminal prosecutor to serve in a term appointment not to exceed 9-30-2016 as Assistant United States Attorneys in its Dallas office. The incumbent will investigate and prosecute criminal violations of federal laws, primarily involving health care fraud. The successful applicant will work closely with federal, state and local law enforcement agents and medical experts to investigate and prosecute individuals and entities that fraudulently bill Medicare, Medicaid, and private insurance companies for home health services, durable medical equipment, infusion therapy, physical therapy, and other health care related products and services.
This position may be extended or made permanent without further competition.
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. legal or other relevant experience. Qualified legal experience may include work as an AUSA, a judicial law clerk in either federal or state court, and/or litigation experience in either the private or public sector. United States citizenship is required.
Preferred Qualifications: Ideal qualifications include at least 3-5 years of post-J.D. litigation experience. Hiring preferences include some courtroom experience, strong academics, outstanding organizational skills, superior legal writing and research ability, a strong work ethic, and a demonstrated commitment to professionalism, ethics, civility, and public service. Applicants must demonstrate a quick analytical ability and the facility to accurately and precisely articulate the critical issues involved with a case. Applicants must display strong interpersonal skills and good judgment. Applicants will be expected to do their own legal research and writing and will be substantially self-sufficient in preparing day-to-day correspondence and pleadings. Applicants must also demonstrate excellent computer literacy skills to include experience with automated research on the Internet, electronic court filing, and electronic e-mail and word processing systems.
You must meet all qualification requirements upon the closing date of this announcement.
Applications must be submitted online through the following http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/393445000.
The deadline to apply is February 19, 2015. If unable to apply on-line, the announcement provides instructions on faxing your documents in the "How to Apply" tab.