Job Title:Special Litigation Counsel
Department:Department Of Justice
Agency:Offices, Boards and Divisions
Job Announcement Number:12-ATT-019
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|$123,758.00 to $155,500.00 / Per Year|
|Tuesday, December 18, 2012 to Tuesday, January 22, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time - Permanent|
|1 vacancy in the following location:|
Washington DC Metro Area, DC United States
WHO MAY APPLY:
|Applications will be accepted from all qualified candidates.|
The Department of Justice is the principal federal agency charged with enforcing federally-protected civil and constitutional rights. The Division's mission comprises two prongs: (1) vigorous enforcement of the criminal laws prohibiting civil rights abuses, including "color of law" violations by state officers, trafficking in humans, conspiracy to violate federally protected rights, and criminal interference with housing rights; and (2) defending individuals' federal civil rights through a panoply of means including civil litigation, consent orders, settlements, technical assistance, public outreach, and education programs.
The U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, is seeking 1 experienced attorney for the position of Special Litigation Counsel in the Special Litigation Section (Section) in Washington, D.C. The attorney selected for this position will be dedicated to the Sections work pursuant to the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994, 42 U.S.C. 14141 (Section 14141). More specifically, the incumbent's work will be devoted to investigating, negotiating, and litigating matters involving allegations of patterns or practices of police misconduct. The attorney selected for this position will not work on any of the Sections other civil rights enforcement activities.
Division offices are near the Metro transportation system or other public transportation, and are conveniently accessible to restaurants, museums and other Washington, D.C. area attractions. Most jobs in the Division offer alternative or compressed work schedules and other family friendly opportunities. Most employees who commute by public transportation are eligible for a transit subsidy benefit.
- U.S. Citizenship required.
- Background and/or Security Investigation required.
- You must submit your application by 11:59 pm EST on the closing date.