The United States Attorney's Office, Southern District of Alabama (SDAL) is the principal prosecution federal authority for Southern Alabama. This office prosecutes federal crimes and defends the interest of the United States Government in civil cases. The Southern District of Alabama covers approximately 14,000 square miles, including 400 miles of coastline and 1,700 miles of navigable waterways. This District serves 13 counties with a population of approximately 813,400 citizens.
The position is located in Mobile, Alabama. As Alabama's oldest city, Mobile has a 300 year history that provides citizens and tourist alike a year full of activities and attractions. Mobile is only a short distance from Alabama Gulf Coast Beaches which include miles of sparkling turquoise Gulf waters and white sand. For additional information, please visit: http://www.cityofmobile.org/index.php.
We are seeking qualified applicants for a position to serve as an Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) in the Criminal Division. The Criminal Division is responsible for handling a variety of criminal cases with an emphasis on white collar cases.
The selected candidate selected will be devoted primarily to prosecuting criminal cases in support of the President's Smart on Crime initiative including the prosecution of criminal cases and the expansion and maintenance of a District-wide program dealing with issues involving prisoner re-entry and crime prevention. In addition to prosecuting criminal cases the incumbent will maintain and expand relationships with community service providers engaged in re-entry, liaison with state and federal probation offices to identify impediments to successful re-entry and develop a strategy to remove them, liaison with local and federal law enforcement in order to develop crime prevention programs and strategy and otherwise develop and implement re-entry and crime prevention strategies in the District.
Applicants must possess a J.D. degree, be an active member of the bar (any jurisdiction), have at least one-year post-JD experience in the legal field, and possess superior oral and written communication skills as well as strong interpersonal skills, exhibit good judgment and function with minimal guidance in a highly demanding environment.
The ideal candidate will possess experience litigating criminal cases. Must have demonstrated a quick analytical ability and the facility to accurately and precisely articulate the critical issues in a case; and exhibit the ability to work in a supportive and professional manner with other attorneys, support staff, and client agencies.
Candidates with experience working with community groups and local governments on issues of crime prevention and re-entry are also encouraged to apply.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample(s) via e-mail to the following e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org no later than the deadline date of June 12, 2015. Your complete package must be received by this date in order for you to receive consideration.
Please reference Vacancy Announcement # 15-SDAL-AUSA-02
We will contact you if we believe an interview is appropriate or if further information is required.
Mailed packages will be accepted provided they are received or postmarked no later than the above referenced deadline date.
Mailed packages may be forwarded to the following address:
United States Attorney's Office
Southern District of Alabama
63 So. Royal Street, Suite 600
Mobile, AL 36602
ATTN: Jimmie L. Jones, Human Resources Officer
No Telephone Calls Please