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

As Iowa's capital city, Des Moines is a hub of government action, business activity, arts and cultural affairs. With a City population approaching 200,000 and a metro population of nearly 500,000, Des Moines offers some of the nation's best schools, superb public services, and friendly, caring neighborhoods. Affordable housing, one of the nation's shortest commute times, and an increasingly diverse population, make Des Moines a wonderful place to live and work.

For more information on the Department of Justice and the United States Attorneys Offices, visit

This position is also being announced to All United States Citizens under 14-IAS-1094013-DE.

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

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If selected for this position, you will join a well-respected team that is responsible for providing administrative and technical support functions to an office. Typical work assignments will include:

•Performs budgetary work in order to execute the annual budget.
•Acts as a backup to the Human Resources Specialist and assists in preparing documents including job analyses, crediting plans, and job announcements for recruitment of all positions.
•Assists in maintaining property inventory.
•Assists with projects and analysis of space needs.
•Serves as the primary timekeeper and point of contact for WebTA, as well as serving as the WebTA HR Administrator.
•Answers the telephone for the main office, monitors visitors, accepts, delivers, and opens mail daily.
•Makes purchases as needed within delegated monetary authorization and guidelines.
•Serves as the point of contact for travel matters.
•Serves as a district training officer for Office of Legal Education training.

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

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Intermittent

Relocation Authorized

  • No