The Southern District of Georgia is a medium-sized district and includes 43 counties with a headquarters office in Savannah, a staffed branch office in Augusta, and four unstaffed branch offices in Brunswick, Statesboro, Dublin and Waycross. The district employs 26 attorneys, values diversity, and seeks to provide an inclusive, rewarding work environment for employees of all backgrounds. The AUSAs prosecute federal crimes, represent the federal government's interests in civil cases, and represent the government in criminal and civil appeals. More information about the United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Georgia is available at http://www.usdoj.gov/usao/gas/.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office is currently accepting applications for the position of Assistant United States Attorney to serve in the Criminal Division. Attorneys in the Criminal Division are responsible for the prosecution of a variety of crimes under federal law including white-collar crime, public corruption, investment schemes, illegal immigration and alien smuggling, drug violations, firearms violations, terrorism, and violent crime. Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progress. Employment with the U.S. Attorney's Office offers a unique and challenging experience for the highly motivated and talented attorney who is committed to serving justice.
All initial attorney appointments to the Department of Justice are made on a 14 -month (temporary) basis pending favorable adjudication of a background investigation.
Required Qualifications: Applicants must possess a J.D. degree, be an active member of the bar (any jurisdiction), and have at least three (3) years post-J.D. legal or other relevant experience.
Preferred Qualifications: Applicants must demonstrate superior analytical ability; strong research, writing and courtroom skills; exercise fair and sound judgment; follow all Department of Justice and United States Attorney’s Office policies; exhibit the ability to work in a supportive and professional manner with other attorneys, support staff, and law enforcement agencies; be able to negotiate effectively with opposing counsel; handle matters in court persuasively and justly on behalf of the United States of America; and be devoted to excellence. Additionally, applicants should have experience prosecuting or defending complex criminal cases or litigating complex civil fraud cases.
Applications must be submitted online through the following link: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/449644800
This announcement is open until Friday, September 16, 2016.
No telephone calls please. Applications must be submitted online.
Each application must include a one-page resume.
Initial appointment is conditioned upon a satisfactory pre-employment adjudication. This includes fingerprint and credit checks, and drug testing. In addition, continued employment is subject to a favorable adjudication of a background investigation.