The United States Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Oklahoma is located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The office has approximately 85 employees consisting of 42 attorneys and 43 support staff. This office prosecutes federal crimes and defends the interests of the United States Government in civil cases.
As the federal agency whose mission is to ensure the fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans, the Department of Justice is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment. To build and retain a workforce that reflects the diverse experiences and perspectives of the American people, we welcome applicants from the many communities, identities, races, ethnicities, backgrounds, abilities, religions, and cultures of the United States who share our commitment to public service.
The office is currently seeking applicants to fill one (1) temporary Assistant U.S. Attorney position, not to exceed 14 months. Assignment to the Criminal Division may include responsibility for all phases of criminal prosecution, from providing guidance to law enforcement officers, initiating criminal charges, conducting grand jury proceedings and trials, handling appeals, or asset forfeiture matters. This is an opportunity for applicants to gain federal litigation and courtroom experience.
The total salary (base and locality) authorized is not to exceed $85,000 per annum.
Required qualifications: Applicants must possess a J.D. degree, be an active member of the bar in good standing (any U.S. jurisdiction), and have at least one (1) year post-J.D. legal or other relevant experience.
Preferred qualifications: Applicants should possess first-rate analytical abilities, good judgment, strong writing skills, and excellent communication abilities. Applicants should exhibit the ability to work in a supportive and professional manner with other attorneys, support staff, and employees of federal, state and local law enforcement agencies.
United States citizenship is required.
See vacancy announcement 19-OKW-10317628-A-01 at www.usajobs.gov (Exec Office for US Attorneys). Applications must be submitted on-line or by fax. See How to Apply section of announcement for specific information. Questions may be directed to Denea Wylie, Human Resources Officer, via e-mail at Denea.firstname.lastname@example.org. This announcement is open from October 11, 2018 through October 24, 2018.
Applicants should familiarize themselves and comply with the relevant rules of professional conduct regarding any possible conflicts of interest in connection with their applications. In particular, please notify this Office if you currently represent clients or adjudicate matters in which this Office is involved and/or you have a family member who is representing clients or adjudicating matters in which this Office is involved so that we can evaluate any potential conflict of interest or disqualification issue that may need to be addressed under those circumstances.