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Employment

The hiring process of this office is designed to give full and fair consideration to each applicant. Because of staffing and budget limitations, we are able to make hiring commitments only to a limited number of the most highly qualified applicants. Although we can offer positions to only a very small percentage of those who submit applications, every applicant is of equal importance to us and we genuinely appreciate the interest expressed in this office.

To learn more about the hiring process and the status of
current vacancies, please select from the following categories:

Assistant United States Attorney Positions

Vacancy Announcement:  18-SDTX-10266558-AUSA
Number of Vacancies:  11 total vacancies
Position:  AUSA – Criminal Division (south Texas offices)
Type of Appointment:  Full-time / PERM
Location:  
                Corpus Christi (few vacancies)
                Laredo (few vacancies)
                McAllen (few vacancies)
                Brownsville (few vacancies)

Who May Apply:  This announcement is open to all U.S. Citizens.
Opening Date:  07/23/18
Closing Date:  09/21/18

NOTE:  This is an open and continuous announcement to fill current and future vacancies.  This announcement may close on the listed closing date or when all positions are filled, whichever comes first.  Applications received by August 4rth, 2018 will receive first round consideration. 

The information above provides basic information as to the announcement number, location, opening/closing dates, and who may apply.  Applicants must apply online through the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) USAStaffing system.  Please be aware that interested candidates must apply through the Application Manager program associated with the USAStaffing/USAJobs online recruitment sites.  Interested candidates must establish an account and have a valid password in order to make application in USAJobs: www.usajobs.gov

How to Apply:  Applications for this announcement are being accepted online or by facsimile through USAJOBS/USAStaffing.  Please do not apply directly to the US Attorney’s Office as your application will not be considered.  Applicants must follow all directions provided in the vacancy announcement to include a submission of a Resume (the OF-612 Form is obsolete).  Please be advised that if your resume does not support your answers to the online assessment you may be found ineligible for consideration

To access this vacancy announcement, please visit the USAJOBS website announcement HERE

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Vacancy Announcement:  18-SDTX-10258294-AUSA
Number of Vacancies:  7
Position:  AUSA, AD-21 to AD-29 (Civil Division – Border Fence)
Type of Appointment:  Full-time / TERM (NTE 14 months, this position may be extended or made permanent without further competition).
Location:  McAllen, TX and Brownsville, TX
Who May Apply:  This announcement is open to all U.S. Citizens.
Opening Date:  07/12/18
Closing Date:  11/09/18

NOTE:  This is an open and continuous announcement to fill current and future vacancies.  This announcement may close on the listed closing date or when all positions are filled, whichever comes first.  Applications received by July 25th, 2018 will receive first consideration.  Extensions beyond 14 months are subject to funding availability.

The information above provides basic information as to the announcement number, location, opening/closing dates, and who may apply.  Applicants must apply online through the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) USAStaffing system.  Please be aware that interested candidates must apply through the Application Manager program associated with the USAStaffing/USAJobs online recruitment sites.  Interested candidates must establish an account and have a valid password in order to make application in USAJobs: www.usajobs.gov

How to Apply:  Applications for this announcement are being accepted online or by facsimile through USAJOBS/USAStaffing.  Please do not apply directly to the US Attorney’s Office as your application will not be considered.  Applicants must follow all directions provided in the vacancy announcement to include a submission of a Resume (the OF-612 Form is obsolete).  Please be advised that if your resume does not support your answers to the online assessment you may be found ineligible for consideration

To access this vacancy announcement, please visit the USAJOBS website announcement HERE

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Non-Attorney/Support Positions

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT:  18-SDTX-10269558-MP
TITLE/SERIES/GRADE:  Victim Assistance Specialist, GS-0301-11
PROMOTION POTENTIAL:  11
OPENING DATE:  08/20/18     
CLOSING DATE:  08/31/18
NUMBER OF VACANCIES:  1  
POSITION INFORMATION:  Full-time / Permanent
DUTY LOCATION:  United States Attorney’s Office – McAllen, TX
CONTACT:  Minnie Thakkar, 713.567.9353

WHO MAY APPLY:  

Government-wide (All): The full announcement can be viewed HERE 

Well-qualified surplus/displaced Federal employees (CTAP/ICTAP) in the local area and all current/former Federal employees that are/were in permanent competitive service positions (status candidates). VEOA eligibles and those eligible for non-competitive appointment under special hiring authority (e.g., Individuals with Disabilities, Military Spouses, former Overseas employees, Land and Base Management, VISTA/Peace Corps, National Guard) and certain veterans (e.g., VRA, 30% Disabled). 

HOW TO APPLY: Applicants must follow all directions provided in the vacancy announcement to include a submission of a résumé (OF-612 Form is obsolete). Please be advised that if your résumé does not support your answers to the online assessment you may be found ineligible for consideration.

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VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT:  18-SDTX-10291860-MP
TITLE/SERIES/GRADE:  Budget Analyst, GS-0560-11
PROMOTION POTENTIAL:  11
OPENING DATE:  08/24/18     
CLOSING DATE:  09/06/18
NUMBER OF VACANCIES:  1  
POSITION INFORMATION:  Full-time / Permanent
DUTY LOCATION:  United States Attorney’s Office –Houston, TX
CONTACT:  Minnie Thakkar, 713.567.9353

WHO MAY APPLY:  

Government-wide (All): The full announcement can be viewed HERE 

Well-qualified surplus/displaced Federal employees (CTAP/ICTAP) in the local area and all current/former Federal employees that are/were in permanent competitive service positions (status candidates). VEOA eligible and those eligible for non-competitive appointment under special hiring authority (e.g., Individuals with Disabilities, Military Spouses, former Overseas employees, Land and Base Management, VISTA/Peace Corps, National Guard) and certain veterans (e.g., VRA, 30% Disabled). 

HOW TO APPLY: Applicants must follow all directions provided in the vacancy announcement to include a submission of a résumé (OF-612 Form is obsolete). Please be advised that if your résumé does not support your answers to the online assessment you may be found ineligible for consideration.

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VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT:  18-SDTX-10294374-MP
TITLE/SERIES/GRADE:  Legal Administrative Specialist (Litigation Support), GS-0901-11
PROMOTION POTENTIAL:  11
OPENING DATE:  08/28/18     
CLOSING DATE:  09/11/18
NUMBER OF VACANCIES:  1  
POSITION INFORMATION:  Full-time / Permanent
DUTY LOCATION:  United States Attorney’s Office –Houston, TX
CONTACT:  Minnie Thakkar, 713.567.9353

WHO MAY APPLY:  

Government-wide (All): The full announcement can be viewed HERE

Well-qualified surplus/displaced Federal employees (CTAP/ICTAP) in the local area and all current/former Federal employees that are/were in permanent competitive service positions (status candidates). VEOA eligible and those eligible for non-competitive appointment under special hiring authority (e.g., Individuals with Disabilities, Military Spouses, former Overseas employees, Land and Base Management, VISTA/Peace Corps, National Guard) and certain veterans (e.g., VRA, 30% Disabled). 

HOW TO APPLY: Applicants must follow all directions provided in the vacancy announcement to include a submission of a résumé (OF-612 Form is obsolete). Please be advised that if your résumé does not support your answers to the online assessment you may be found ineligible for consideration.

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Law Student Intern Program

 

 

Updated August 29, 2018

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