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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-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:

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must follow all directions provided in the vacancy announcement to include a submission of a Resume (the OF-612 Form is obsolete).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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Updated July 17, 2018

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