Department: Department Of Justice
Agency: Offices, Boards and Divisions
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Denver, CO United StatesView Map
Washington DC Metro Area, DC United States
The Indian Resources Section, U.S. Department of Justice, Environment & Natural Resources Division, is seeking an experienced attorney for the position of Trial Attorney in Washington, DC or Denver, CO. The Indian Resources Section represents the United States in its trust capacity in litigation pending in federal and state courts for the benefit of Indian tribes and individual Indians. These suits include seeking to establish tribal water rights, protecting treaty hunting and fishing rights, remedying trespasses on tribal lands, and establishing reservation boundaries and rights to land. The Indian Resource Section also defends the United States in legal challenges to agency programs designed to further tribal sovereignty, such as the Department of the Interiors program for the acquisition of trust land for tribes. The litigation handled by the Indian Resources Section is of vital interest to Indian tribes and often addresses issues of first impression.
ENRD seeks to attract, retain, and promote individuals of exceptional ability and talent from all walks of life. The work environment and atmosphere is open, diverse, collegial, and inclusive. There are active affinity groups for African-American; Asian-American; Hispanic; lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT); and Native American employees, which are open to all DOJ employees regardless of background. ENRD fosters a work environment where people of all backgrounds and experiences may reach their full potential. We place a high value on diversity of experience and cultural perspective and encourage applications from all ethnic groups, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.
NOTE:Please specify an interest in one or both locations.
The possible salary range for Washington, DC, GS-12: $74,872- $97,333; GS-13 $89,033-$115,742; GS-14 $105,211-$136,771;GS-15 $123,758-$155,500.
The possible salary range for Denver, CO: GS-12: $73,848-$96,001; GS-13: $87,815-$114,158; GS-14: 103,771-$134,899; GS-15: $122,064-$155,500.
NOTE: THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS BEING AMENDED TO CHANGE THE CLOSING DATE FROM FEBRUARY 28, 2013.
- You must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
- You may be subjected to undergo a urinalysis for a drug test.
- Moving and Relocation Expenses are not authorized.
- Background and/or security investigation is required.
- Periodic travel is required.