The United States Attorneys Office (USAO) for the Northern District of West Virginia (NDWV) prosecutes federal offenses, defends the United States Governments interest and affirmatively pursues claims on behalf of the government in civil cases. The NDWV includes offices located in Wheeling, Clarksburg, Elkins, and Martinsburg, West Virginia. United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II is currently seeking to hire an outstanding candidate to serve as a Branch Office Supervisor/Assistant United States Attorney. Additional information about the District can be found on our website at http://www.justice.gov/usao/wvn/
The United States Attorneys Office has an Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) vacancy to be filled in the Clarksburg Office. The incumbent will serve as the Branch Office Supervisor and have the opportunity to be part of a dedicated team helping to enforce federal criminal laws. Assignments will include managing and supervising the attorneys and support personnel in the Clarksburg Branch Office, as well as the investigation and prosecution of firearms, explosives, counterfeiting, fraud, immigration, drug trafficking, and other violent crimes.
All initial attorney appointments to the Department of Justice are made on a time-limited (temporary) basis. Temporary appointments made be extended or made permanent without further competition.
The selected individual will be hired as an Assistant United States Attorney and immediately promoted to the position of Branch Officer Supervisor in accordance with the Executive Office for United States Attorney's (EOUSA) Supervisory Assistant United States Attorney and Senior Litigation Counsel Program. All supervisory positions in EOUSA are temporary and at-will and a supervisor can be removed from a supervisory position and placed in a non-supervisory AUSA position at any time.
Required qualifications: Applicants must possess a J.D. degree, be an active member of the bar (any jurisdiction), and have at least four (4) years post J.D. experience. The applicants will be expected to do his/her own legal research and writing and shall be substantially self-sufficient in preparing day-to-day correspondence and pleadings. Applicants must possess computer literacy skills to include experience with automated research, electronic court filing, electronic e-mail and word processing systems.
United States Citizenship is required.
Preferred qualifications: Applicants must demonstrate analytical ability, good judgment, and excellent communication and courtroom skills. Applicants must exhibit the ability to work in a supportive and professional manner with other attorneys, support staff, and client agencies. Supervisory experience is preferred, but not required.
Applicants interested should e-mail a resume, cover letter, and writing sample (pdf file preferred) to USAWVN.Applications-Clarksburg@usdoj.gov.
Resumes should include complete dates (beginning month and year and ending month and year) for all periods of employment.
Please include Vacancy Announcement Number 2015-AUSA-NDWV-SUPVY-01 on your application package.
Applications must be received by May 29, 2015.
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