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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

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Vacancy Announcement:  19-SDTX-10373271-AUSA
Number of Vacancies:  Few
Position:  Assistant U.S. Attorney (Civil Division)
Type of Appointment:  Permanent (Full-time)
Locations:
McAllen, Texas
Brownsville, Texas
Who May Apply:  This announcement is open to all U.S. Citizens.
Opening Date:  12/06/18 (applications received by 12/14/18 will received first round consideration)
Closing Date:  03/05/19
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must follow all directions provided in the vacancy announcement to include a submission of a Resume (the OF-612 Form is obsolete).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.  The full announcement can be viewed HERE.

NOTE:  These are open and continuous announcements to fill current and future vacancies through the closing date listed. This announcement may close on the listed closing date or when all positions are filled, whichever comes first. Applications received by December 14, 2018 will receive first round consideration.

The information below provides interested candidates with 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

http://www.justice.gov/careers/legal/attvacancies.html
http://dojnet.doj.gov/oarm/attvacancies.php

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Vacancy Announcement:  19-SDTX-10373285-AUSA
Number of Vacancies:  Few
Position:  Assistant U.S. Attorney (Civil Division)
Type of Appointment:  TERM (Full-time); this is a temporary position not-to-exceed 14 months. This position may be extended or made permanent without further competition.
Locations:
McAllen, Texas
Brownsville, Texas
Who May Apply:  This announcement is open to all U.S. Citizens.
Opening Date:  12/06/18 (applications received by 12/14/18 will received first round consideration)
Closing Date:  03/05/19
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.  The full announcement can be viewed HERE

NOTE:  These are open and continuous announcements to fill current and future vacancies through the closing date listed. This announcement may close on the listed closing date or when all positions are filled, whichever comes first. Applications received by December 14, 2018 will receive first round consideration.

The information below provides interested candidates with 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

http://www.justice.gov/careers/legal/attvacancies.html
http://dojnet.doj.gov/oarm/attvacancies.php

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Non-Attorney/Support Positions

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT:  18-SDTX-10369544-MP
TITLE/SERIES/GRADE:  Legal Assistant (OA) (National Security), GS-0986-06
PROMOTION POTENTIAL:  07
OPENING DATE:  12/12/18      C
LOSING DATE:
  12/27/18
NUMBER OF VACANCIES:  1  
POSITION INFORMATION:  Full-time / Permanent
DUTY LOCATION:  United States Attorney’s Office –Houston, TX
CONTACT:  Michelle Williams, 713.567.9740

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-10369559-MP
TITLE/SERIES/GRADE:  Legal Assistant (OA) (Fraud), GS-0986-06
PROMOTION POTENTIAL:  07
OPENING DATE:  12/12/18     
CLOSING DATE:  12/27/18
NUMBER OF VACANCIES:  1  
POSITION INFORMATION:  Full-time / Permanent
DUTY LOCATION:  United States Attorney’s Office –Houston, TX
CONTACT:  Michelle Williams, 713.567.9740

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-10367423-MP
TITLE/SERIES/GRADE:  Human Resources Assistant (OA), GS-0203-06
PROMOTION POTENTIAL:  07
OPENING DATE:  12/19/18
CLOSING DATE:  01/04/19
NUMBER OF VACANCIES:  1  
POSITION INFORMATION:  Full-time / Permanent
DUTY LOCATION:  United States Attorney’s Office –Houston, TX
CONTACT:  Michelle Williams, 713.567.9740
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 December 19, 2018

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