The Middle District of Georgia encompasses 70 of Georgia's 159 counties and covers 25,471.5 square miles with a population of approximately 1,900,000. The district is home to Robins Air Force Base in Warner Robins, Ft. Benning in Columbus, and the Marine Corps Logistics Base in Albany and has courthouses in Macon, Athens, Albany, Columbus and Valdosta.
As the federal agency whose mission is to ensure the fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans, the Department of Justice is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment. To build and retain a workforce that reflects the diverse experiences and perspectives of the American people, we welcome applicants from the many communities, identities, races, ethnicities, backgrounds, abilities, religions, and cultures of the United States who share our commitment to public service.
The United States Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Georgia is seeking applications from experienced attorneys who have a strong civil litigation and/or criminal prosecution background to fill one or more Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) vacancies in the Civil and Criminal Divisions. Additional vacancies may be filled using this announcement.
Type of Position:
All initial attorney appointments to the Department of Justice are made on a 14 month (temporary) basis pending favorable adjudication of a background investigation. This position may be extended or converted to permanent without further competition.
Applicants must possess a J.D. degree, be an active member of the bar (any jurisdiction, in good standing) and have at least one (1) year(s) post-J.D. legal or other relevant experience. The applicant selected for this position will be required to become a member of the Georgia State Bar.
Applicants should possess superior communication and courtroom skills, exhibit exceptional research and writing ability, and demonstrate strong interpersonal and professional skills. Applicants must also exhibit the ability to work with other attorneys, support staff and client agencies in a professional manner while being able to function in a highly demanding work environment.
United States citizenship is required.
Application packages should contain a résumé, cover letter and a list of references.
NOTE: Please include the vacancy announcement number listed at the top of this announcement (15-GAM-AUSA-001) on your resume and all other correspondence.
Please send application packages to:
Michael J. Moore
United States Attorney c/o Kim Vaughn, Human Resources Specialist
U.S. Attorneys Office
300 Mulberry Street, Suite 400
P.O. Box 1702
Macon, Georgia 31202-1702
Via e-mail, USAGAM.HR@usdoj.gov.
Applications must be received by Monday, June 1, 2015.
The Middle District of Georgia's internet site can be found at: http://www.justice.gov/usao-mdga/.
Applicants should familiarize themselves and comply with the relevant rules of professional conduct regarding any possible conflicts of interest in connection with their applications. In particular, please notify this Office if you currently represent clients or adjudicate matters in which this Office is involved and/or you have a family member who is representing clients or adjudicating matters in which this Office is involved so that we can evaluate any potential conflict of interest or disqualification issue that may need to be addressed under those circumstances.