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Support Staff Positions

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Washington, accepts applications for employment in non-attorney positions when specific job vacancies occur.  The most common  non-attorney vacancies are Legal Assistants, Paralegal Specialists and other support positions. Occasionally, other administrative and technical positions become available as well.

Our support staff vacancies will be posted at the following website:  www.usajobs.gov.  The application process is completed online and specific instructions on how to apply are in the announcement.  The announcement will list important information about the job as well as detailed application procedures to include opening and closing dates, the area of consideration and qualification requirements.  Applications will only be accepted during the time listed on the posted vacancy announcement.

Employment for all positions is contingent upon a satisfactory completion of a background investigation by the Department of Justice.  This investigation is thorough and includes employment verification, credit check, fingerprinting and drug urinalysis testing.  United States Citizenship is required.

For additional information please call our job line:  (206) 553-2243.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The U.S. Department of Justice is an Equal Opportunity/Reasonable Accommodation Employer. Except where otherwise provided by law, there will be no discrimination because of color, race, religion, national origin, political affiliation, marital status, disability (physical or mental), age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected genetic information, pregnancy, status as a parent, or any other nonmerit-based factor. The Department of Justice welcomes and encourages applications from persons with physical and mental disabilities. The Department is firmly committed to satisfying its affirmative obligations under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, to ensure that persons with disabilities have every opportunity to be hired and advanced on the basis of merit within the Department of Justice. For more information, please review our full EEO Statement.

 
Updated April 8, 2021

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