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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-10336210-AUSA
Number of Vacancies:  Few
Position:  Assistant U.S. Attorney (Criminal Division)
Type of Appointment:  Permanent (Full-time)
Locations:
McAllen, Texas
Laredo, Texas
Corpus Christi, Texas
Brownsville, Texas

Who May Apply:  This announcement is open to all U.S. Citizens.
Opening Date:  10/18/18
Closing Date:  11/16/18

NOTE: This is an open and continuous announcement 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 October 31, 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.  The full vacancy announcement opened today, 01/23/18.  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must follow all directions provided in the vacancy announcement to include a submission of a Resume (the OF-612 Form is obsolete).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.  The full announcement can be viewed HERE.

The announcements will also be able to be found on the following sites within the next 24 hours-48 hours; however, all candidates must apply online via the USAJOBS USAStaffing website:

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

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VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT:  19-SDTX-10339626-DE
TITLE/SERIES/GRADE:  Legal Assistant (Office Automation), GS-986-06/07
PROMOTION POTENTIAL:  GS-07
OPENING DATE: 11/07/18     
CLOSING DATE: 11/14/18
NUMBER OF VACANCIES:  1  
POSITION INFORMATION:  Full-time / Permanent
DUTY LOCATION:  United States Attorney’s Office – Laredo, TX
CONTACT:  Melissa Vaughan, 713.567.9329
WHO MAY APPLY:  All U.S. Citizens

HOW TO APPLY: Applications for this announcement are being accepted online or by facsimile through USAJOBS at www.usajobs.gov see announcement link below. 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 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.

The full announcement can be viewed HERE.

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Vacancy Announcement:  18-SDTX-10309738-AUSA
Number of Vacancies:  3
Position:  Assistant U.S. Attorney (Civil) – Border Wall
Type of Appointment:  Permanent (Full-time)
Location:   McAllen or Brownsville, TX
Who May Apply:  This announcement is open to all U.S. Citizens.
Opening Date:  09/14/18
Closing Date:  11/13/18

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.  

The announcements will also be able to be found on the following sites within the next 24 hours-48 hours; however, all candidates must apply online via the USAJOBS USAStaffing website:

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

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Non-Attorney/Support Positions

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Law Student Intern Program

 

 

Updated November 13, 2018

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