Job Overview


If you are looking for an exciting and challenging career, this is the position for you! With a diverse and talented workforce of over 100,000 men and women, Justice leads the Nation in ensuring the protection of all Americans while preserving their constitutional freedoms. You will be part of a dedicated team helping to enforce Federal criminal and civil laws that protect life, liberty and the property of citizens.

The United States Attorneys Office is a great place to work. The Department of Justice ranked #11 out of 33 large Federal cabinet agencies and the Executive United States Attorneys Office/United States Attorneys Offices ranked #17 out of 240 agency subcomponents in a study, "The Best Places to Work in the Federal Government, 2011 Ratings" published by the Partnership for Public Service. See

Seattle lies on a narrow strip of land between the salt waters of Puget Sound and the fresh waters of Lake Washington.Beyond the waters lie two rugged mountain ranges, the Olympics to the west the Cascades to the east. It is a city built on hills and around water and has a mild marine climate. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Seattle is ideally located in the hub of the city.Our office has easy access to the metro buses, Sounder train and the Light Rail. We are near restaurants, shopping centers and the famous “Pike’s Place Market”.

As needed, additional positions may be filled using this announcement.

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This position is also being announced to All U.S. Citizens and Nationals under 14-WAW-1081671-MS.

This announcement will close on the day the 50th application is received OR on the closing date, whichever occurs first.

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You will serve as a Financial Technician for the United States Attorney’s Office, Western District of Washington. You will execute a wide variety of administrative and fiscal duties and process the full range of accounting and financial transactions in support of the administrative and legal operations of the District. In addition, you will assist the Budget Officer in the execution phases of the district’s short and long-range budget and in maintaining integrated accounting and financial reporting systems. You will also assist the Budget Officer in advising staff and management on the proper and effective utilization of financial resources under the District’s jurisdiction in accordance with a wide variety of laws and regulations. You will assist in the Travel Management Program. You will bring with you training and/or experience providing the services below in a U.S. Attorney's Office.

Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progress. Duties include:

  • Prepares and processes vouchers and invoices for payment
  • Receives and monitors obligating documents for all types of expenses incurred by the District
  • Resolves problems with disputed bills or payments
  • Provides information and guidance to staff on procedures, forms and documentation required for the Travel Management Program
  • Produces a variety of written documents and materials utilizing a range of office software

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Intermittent

Relocation Authorized

  • No