Job Description

Job Summary

The salary for each position will be specific to the duty location, within the range listed.  

Who May Apply:  U.S. Citizens. Please specify the location that you are applying for.

One or more positions may be located in each office.   

The Environment and Natural Resources Division (ENRD) is a component of the Department of Justice. With more than 700 employees in Washington, D.C., Anchorage, Denver, Sacramento, San Francisco and Seattle, we are the nation's environmental lawyer, and the largest environmental law firm in the country. We are responsible for protecting the use and development of America's natural resources and public lands by bringing charges against companies that violate environmental protection laws. We work closely with the Environmental Protection Agency to ensure that hazardous waste sites are cleaned up. We also represent the government when it needs to purchase private property for government use.

ENRD is a great place to work. ENRD has continued to rank among the top 15 federal subcomponents for the past 5 years in the "Best Places to Work in Federal Government" survey, holding the #1 slot for 3 years in a row. ENRD offers telework for positions whose assigned duties permit this flexibility. A transit subsidy is offered to all employees. Our office is conveniently located near the Navy Memorial/Archives Metro. A wide variety of shopping venues, the Verizon Center, museums, the National Mall, restaurants and coffee shops are all within walking distance. We also offer access to an onsite fitness center.

The Denver Office is a short distance from many recreational activities including skiing, mountain biking, rafting, hiking and much more. This office is conveniently located in downtown Denver and offers stunning 360 degree views of Denver, including those of the breathtaking Rocky Mountains. There is a retail mall located at the street level entrance to the building, retail stores located on the 16th Street Mall and other local attractions such as the Denver Public Library and museums are within walking distance.

The San Francisco field office is conveniently located south of Market Street and near the Embarcadero. Many public transportation options are available to access the office for which we offer a transit subsidy.

This position is for a Student Trainee (Office Automation Clerk) under the Pathways Program. Job opportunities can range from part-time to full-time positions and may last as long as you are a qualified and eligible student. This is an Internship - Temporary, Not-to-exceed 1 year positions which may be extended so long as eligibility requirements continue to be met. 

To learn more about ENRD visit us at:  


In this position, you will perform clerical and administrative tasks such as:  

  • Performing work related to the gathering and development of briefing and research materials for senior managers in the Division. 
  • Coordinating routine clerical work in support of an organization where matters are handled informally or in face-to-face meetings. 
  • Determining the nature of callers' inquiries and referring technical questions to an appropriate staff member. 
  • Performing office automation work requiring the use of software applications and computer equipment. 
  • Preparing correspondence, reports, technical documents, graphs/charts, forms, and other office support materials. 
  • Assisting with other basic tasks related to office support services.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No