The Department of Justice has 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. The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Central District of California is presently recruiting for Student Trainee (Clerk) positions located in the Civil and Criminal Divisions. If selected, 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.
We place a high value on diversity of experience and cultural perspective and encourage applications from all interested eligible candidates, including applicants from all ethnic and racial backgrounds, women, LGBTQ individuals, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.
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 Rankings" published by the Partnership for Public Service. See www.bestplacestowork.org.
For more information on the Department of Justice and the United States Attorneys Offices, visit http://www.justice.gov/usao/.
As needed, additional positions may be filled using this announcement.
This is an excepted service appointment under the Pathways Intern Program. This appointment may be extended until the selectee's educational program requirements have been completed. After successful completion of the program requirements, the individual may at agency discretion be converted to a TERM or permanent appointment. For more information on the Pathways Program, please visit:
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If selected for this position, you will provide general office support to one or more professional, program, or technical staff members in the United States Attorney's Office. You will receive formal and/or on-the-job training as needed. Typical work assignments will include:
- Answering telephones and referring callers to staff members or taking messages as appropriate.
- Operating a copy machine.
- Collating and stapling material.
- Sorting and arranging material for filing in alphabetical, numerical. or chronological order.
- Locating and retrieving materials.
- Stocking forms and other office supplies.
- Making recurring and special messenger trips as necessary.
Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progress.
Travel Required: None.