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, The Department of 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 United States Attorney's Office for the District of New Hampshire is located in Concord, New Hampshire, the state's capital. Concord is centrally located in the southern third part of the state and is 70 miles north of Boston, 45 miles west of the seacoast and 60 miles east of the Vermont border. The city's population is slightly more than 40,000.
New Hampshire has a population of over one million people and is a wonderful place to live. The state offers year-round opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts and provides ready access to skiing, hiking, and other activities. The state includes many small and vibrant towns and its population benefits from the state's lack of a sales or income tax.
The United States Attorney for the District of New Hampshire prosecutes all criminal and civil cases brought by the Federal government and defends the United States when it is a party in a civil case. The office has a very dedicated staff, which includes approximately 20 Assistant United States Attorneys and approximately 27 non-attorney staff members.
Information regarding the U.S. Attorney's Office, District of New Hampshire, can be found at https://www.justice.gov/usao-nh
For more information on the Department of Justice and the United States Attorney's Offices, visit http://www.justice.gov/careers/careers.html
Additional positions may be filled using this announcement as needed.
The U.S. Attorney's Office is currently accepting applications for the position of Assistant United States Attorney to serve in the Criminal Division.
Employment with the U.S. Attorney's Office offers a unique and challenging experience for the highly- motivated attorney who is interested in public service. Working in the Criminal Division, you will be part of a dedicated team helping to enforce Federal criminal laws that protect life, liberty and property.
The District prosecutes a full range of federal criminal cases. Assistant United States Attorneys in the Criminal Division are responsible for the investigation and prosecution of cases that include drug crimes; violent crimes; firearms offenses; child exploitation crimes; human trafficking; organized crime; terrorism; white collar crime, including wire and mail fraud, healthcare fraud, and mortgage fraud; criminal immigration matters; and general crimes. The qualified applicant would be expected to (a) assist federal law enforcement agents in structuring and implementing criminal investigative plans and strategies; (b) actively participate in grand jury proceedings, including the presentation of witnesses before the grand jury; and (c) litigate cases of moderate to high complexity from start to finish with limited supervision. Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progress.
This is a term appointment not-to-exceed 12 months (one years). This position may be extended or made permanent without further competition. Individuals who previously have applied for AUSA positions in this office who are interested in being considered for this position must submit a separate application.
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.
Preferred Qualifications: The District seeks attorneys who have outstanding legal ability, excellent writing skills, strong communication and interpersonal skills, high moral character, and mature judgment. Litigation experience, including criminal trial experience, is strongly preferred. Experience in federal court also is preferred. Applicants must possess a J.D. degree, be an active member of the bar (any U.S. jurisdiction), and have at least three (3) years post-J.D. legal or other relevant experience.
You must meet all qualification requirements upon the closing date of this announcement.
To be considered for a position, applications must be submitted by 11:59pm (EST) on Monday, April 8th, 2019. Applications will only be accepted through the USAJobs website at:
Resumes will not be accepted by fax or regular mail.
Your complete Application Package should include:
- Your Resume (required) showing relevant experience and dates of employment (including month and year). Please ensure your resume notes month/year of J.D. and bar membership information with month/year.
- Your responses to the occupational questionnaire (required) (online at USAJobs).
- Writing Sample (required) not to exceed 20 pages.
- Cover Letter (optional).
- Required (if a federal employee): A recent copy of your SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action), showing title, series, grade and current salary; and a copy of your most recent performance appraisal.
- Required (if applicable): To receive veteran’s preference consideration, you indicate that you have preference on your resume and be prepared to provide appropriate supporting documentation (DD-214, Veterans Administration Letter, etc.).
As needed, additional vacancies may be filled using this announcement.
This and other attorney announcements can be found at: http://www.justice.gov/legal-careers/vacancies
For questions about this announcement please contact Holly Boyson, Human Resources Specialist for the District of New Hampshire via email: firstname.lastname@example.org