The District of New Jersey is an energetic and progressive District comprised of 140 attorneys located in three staffed offices: Newark, Trenton and Camden. The USAO has jurisdiction and responsibility in a broad range of subject matter areas, all of which involve advancing the multi-varied criminal and civil legal interests of the Federal government. The office values diversity and seeks to provide an inclusive rewarding work environment for employees of all backgrounds.
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.
Supervisory Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) of the Asset Forfeiture and Money Laundering Unit of the District of New Jersey
This is a temporary, at will position. The selectee will be part of the district's management team, under the control, supervision, and direction of the Chief of the Criminal Division. The AUSA selected for this supervisory position will be responsible for exercising dynamic leadership and efficiently and effectively managing the employees in the Asset Forfeiture and Money Laundering Unit to accomplish the mission of the Department and the specific goals of this district, as set forth by the United States Attorney.
This vacancy is open to Current AUSAs in the United States Attorney's Offices, Executive Office for the United States Attorneys and Attorneys at the Department of Justice components.
Required Qualifications: Applicants must have at least five years of experience as an AUSA or comparable legal experience. Interested AUSAs must have at least a fully successful performance rating for the last evaluation year. All applicants must be an active member of the bar (any jurisdiction) and not have received any disciplinary actions within the past year from the date of the application.
Preferred Qualifications: Applicants should be able to demonstrate by experience, knowledge, or training, that they are skilled litigators, especially in representing the U.S. in forfeiting assets that are the proceeds of criminal activity or were used to facilitate criminal activity; prosecuting defendants for money laundering, violating currency reporting requirements, and conducting illegal money transmitting businesses; and handling civil asset forfeitures.
The application materials which consist of a coversheet, resume and writing sample should be submitted using one of the methods listing below:
Regular or Express Mail
Send the required documents to:
First Assistant US Attorney
US Attorney's Office
970 Broad Street, Suite 700
Newark, NJ 07102
Send the required documents to USANJ.HRapplications@usdoj.gov
Application materials submitted by mail must be received by 5:00 pm Eastern Standard/Daylight Time on the closing date.
Application materials submitted by email must be received by 11:59 pm (midnight) Eastern Standard/Daylight Time on the closing date.
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.