The United States Attorney's Office for the District of Oregon serves the entire State of Oregon. The state has a population of almost 3.5 million people, almost half of whom live in the tri-county Portland metropolitan area. This vacancy is in the Portland office, the District's headquarters.
Other staff offices are in Eugene and Medford. There are 35 Assistant United States Attorneys (AUSAs) assigned in Portland, nine AUSAs assigned to Eugene and three AUSAs assigned to Medford.
For more information on the Department of Justice and the United States Attorney's Offices, visit http://www.justice.gov/careers/careers.html.
This vacancy is for an Assistant U.S. Attorney position in the Criminal Division in the Portland office.
The United States Attorney Office for the District of Oregon is accepting applications for an attorney in the Criminal Division. This new position will direct the District's Smart on Crime Action Plan, which includes targeted enforcement, prevention and reentry. The Department of Justice's Smart of Crime program combines traditional law enforcement and prosecution with community outreach to provide incentives for local residents to resist patterns of criminal activity. The selected applicant will be tasked with non-case related responsibilities as part of our "Smart on Crime" strategic effort to combat crimes through a multi-faceted approach, including the prevention of crime and the reentry of offenders. The selected applicant will be responsible for reentry court, prison outreach, and other outreach programs, and developing new and innovative community based crime prevention programs throughout the District. The position will involve significant interaction with law enforcement agencies at the federal, state, county, and levels as well as community based service agencies.
Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progress.
Applicants must possess a J.D. Degree, be an active member of the bar (any U.S. jurisdiction), and have at least 3 years of post-J.D. legal or other relevant experience.
United States citizenship is required.
Ideally, an applicant will have: a record of academic excellence, demonstrated commitment to public service and experience in the criminal justice system. The applicant should also have experience with reentry programs, as well as crime prevention and outreach programs. In addition, the ideal applicant will demonstrate superior written and oral communication skills, superior research skills, and a demonstrated ability to work well with others, including support staff, peers, and supervisors.
You must meet all qualification requirements upon the closing date of this announcement.
Applications may be submitted online through the following link: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/409860500. The deadline to apply is July 29, 2015. If unable to apply online, the announcement provides instructions on faxing your document in the "How to Apply" tab.
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