Job Overview

Summary

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 Attorney's Office is a great place to work. The Department of Justice ranked #5 out of 33 large Federal cabinet agencies and the Executive United States Attorney's Office/United States Attorney's Offices ranked #55 out of 240 agency sub-components in a study, "The Best Places to Work in the Federal Government, 2013 Ratings" published by the Partnership for Public Service. See www.bestplacestowork.org. For more information on the Department of Justice and the United States Attorney's Offices, visit  http://www.justice.gov/usao/

Who May Apply:  U.S. Citizens and Merit Promotion Eligible candidates 

You are eligible under merit promotion procedures, if you meet one of the following criteria: 

  • Federal employees with career or career-conditional appointments in the competitive service. 
  • Federal employees with career or career-conditional appointment in the excepted service and under an Interchange Agreement. 
  • Former Federal status employees with reinstatement eligibility based on previous Federal service. 
  • Displaced Federal employees requesting special priority selection consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) and the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP).
  • Veterans eligible for the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA), who are preference eligible or who have been separated under honorable conditions after 3 years or more of continuous service.
  • Individuals with disabilities under Schedule A hiring authority - Refer to information below. 
  • Applicants entitled to non-competitive appointment authorities or special hiring authorities, e.g., Peace Corps; Boren Fellows; military spouse preference; and applicants who previously held, or currently hold, this position and grade with the same promotion potential of 11or higher (SF-50(s) must show proof of this), etc.
In addition to applying through competitive procedures certain applicants with disabilities may be considered non-competitively under a Schedule A hiring authority.  To qualify for employment under Schedule A, an applicant must provide proof of disability.   As proof of disability, applicants may provide records, statement, or other appropriate information issued from a licensed medical professional (e.g., a physician or other medical professional duly certified by a State, the District of Columbia, or a U.S. territory to practice medicine); a licensed vocational rehabilitation specialist (i.e., State or private); or a Federal agency, State agency, or an agency of the District of Columbia or a U.S. territory that issues or provides disability benefits.   Proof of disability must be included in the application package. For more information and proof required see http://www.opm.gov/disability/PeopleWithDisabilities.asp

One or more positions may be filled using this vacancy announcement. 

Duties

As an Information Technology Specialist, you are responsible for a variety of IT support services to meet the United States Attorney's Office (USAO) information needs utilizing network hardware and software capabilities, including specialty litigation support (LS) software. Typical assignments may include the following:

  • Litigation Support Services - Creates and coordinates litigation support services (including trial preparation and presentation) in response to customer needs.  Performs such services directly or in conjunction with the district's designated "Litigation Support Coordinator." 
  • Project Management - Acts as a project manager for litigation support services regarding investigations and court cases.  
  • Scanning & Document Services - Scan documents and coordinate with Federal agents to effectively obtain source documents in electronic format. 
  • Training - Implement training for Federal prosecutors and staff, regarding ALS equipment, ALS software and case-by-case training. 
  • LS Systems Administration - Performs testing, quality assurance, configuration, installation, implementation, maintenance of LS resources used for the transmission of information in data, voice and/or video format.  Ensures systems availability, functionality, integrity, and efficiency.  

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • May be required to perform travel up to 10% of the time.

Relocation Authorized

  • No