The Office of the United States Attorney for the District of Minnesota prosecutes federal criminal offenses, litigates affirmative civil fraud and enforcement actions, and defends the U.S. Government's interest in civil cases. The District of Minnesota has two offices: Minneapolis and St. Paul, and has approximately 60 Assistant United States Attorneys representing the interests of the United States in the District of Minnesota. More information about the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Minnesota is available on our website at www.justice.gov/usao-mn.
Enclosed is a link to the District of Minnesota's web page for more information about the office. http://www.justice.gov/usao/career-center/job-openings
For more information on the Department of Justice and the United States Attorney's Offices, visit http://www.justice.gov/legal-careers/vacancies
The Office of the United States Attorney for the District of Minnesota is seeking highly qualified candidates to work in the Criminal Division of our office in Minneapolis or St. Paul.
The selected applicant will serve as part of our "Smart on Crime" initiative to prosecute federal crimes in the most dangerous and crime-ridden areas of the State. The AUSA will be tasked with significant non-case related responsibilities as part of our strategic outreach effort to combat crimes through a multi-faceted approach, including the prevention of crime, community engagement, and the re-entry of prior offenders. Additional information about the "Smart on Crime" initiative can be found at: http://www.justice.gov/sites/default/files/ag/legacy/2013/08/12/smart-on-crime.pdf
The position is located in Minneapolis or St. Paul, Minnesota. As needed, additional positions may be filled using this announcement.
Initial appointment is subject 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.
Required Qualifications: Applicants must possess a J.D. degree and must currently be an active member of any state (U.S. jurisdiction). Proof of an active state bar membership is required. Two years of post graduate qualifying legal experience is required. Qualifying legal experience may include work as an attorney, a judicial law clerk in either federal or state court and/or litigation experience in either the public or private sector. An exceedingly strong academic background, exemplary writing skills, and experience working on complex litigation are essential.
Preferred Qualifications: Applicants must demonstrate a quick analytical ability and the facility to accurately and precisely articulate the critical issues in a case. Applicants must demonstrate superior oral and writing skills as well as strong research and interpersonal skills and good judgment. Applicants must possess excellent communication and courtroom skills and exhibit the ability to work in a supportive and professional manner with other attorneys, support staff and client agencies. Submission of a writing sample with a resume is required. Applicants must have a demonstrated capacity to function, with minimal guidance, in a highly demanding office and courtroom environment.
United States citizenship is required.
You must meet all qualification requirements upon the closing of this announcement.
Applications must be submitted online through the following link: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/407537500
You must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
-Required - Your responses to the Occupational Questionnaire (online or 1203-FX).
-Required - Your cover letter and resume showing relevant experience and dates of employment (include day/month/year).
-Required, if applicable - Veterans' Preference documentation (see Benefits and Other Information section for details).
The point of contact for this vacancy announcement is Noelle Corbo who can be reached at 612-664-5650 or email@example.com We will notify you of the outcome after each step of the recruitment process have been completed. After making a tentative job offer, we will conduct a suitability/security background investigation, to include a credit and tax checks, and a drug test by urinalysis.