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 can be part of a dedicated team helping to enforce Federal criminal and civil laws that protect life, liberty, and the property of citizens.
This position is located in Pensacola, Florida.
Over the course of its history, Pensacola has been ruled by the British, the Spanish, the French, the Confederacy, and the United States; hence, its nickname of "The City of Five Flags." Historic Pensacola Village exhibits the city's story through guided walking tours. Meanwhile, the downtown area offers art galleries, restaurants and cultural venues. Pensacola's beaches are a must-see, with their white sands and gorgeous waters. In addition, when it comes to cities high on aviation, this Northwest Florida city is Top Gun. Not only is Pensacola the place where all naval pilots train; it also is home to the impressive National Naval Aviation Museum and the Blue Angels Naval aerobatics team. So . . . look up. You never know what you might see here in Pensacola.
As needed, additional positions may be filled using this announcement.
The incumbents 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.
All initial attorney positions to the Department of Justice are made on a 14-month (temporary) basis pending favorable adjudication of a background investigation.
Initial appointment is conditioned upon a satisfactory preemployment adjudication. This includes fingerprint, credit and tax checks, and drug testing. In addition, continued employment is subject to a favorable adjudication of a background investigation.
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.
United States citizenship is required.
You must meet all qualification requirements upon the closing date of this announcement.
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.
Cover letter, resume, and writing samples must be submitted through the USA Jobs portal at:https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/514699900