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 #5 out of 33 large Federal cabinet agencies and the Executive United States Attorneys Office/United States Attorneys Offices ranked #55 out of 240 agency subcomponents 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 Attorneys Offices, visit http://www.justice.gov/usao/.
As needed, additional positions may be filled using this announcement.
This position is also being announced to applicants eligible to apply through Merit Staffing procedures under 14-DE-1149472-MS.
This Announcement will close after receipt of the 50th Application or on the closing date, whichever occurs first.
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At the full performance level, you will provide a variety of services related to the victim witness program.
If selected, you will receive formal and/or on-the-job training as needed. Duties include:
Directing dissemination of information pertinent to various victim and witness protection laws
Speaking to public, civic, industry and special interest groups on victims issues
Coordinating efforts with local victim services providers, social services, law enforcement based victim assistance providers, and prosecution based victim-witness staff
Responding to victim inquiries, assessing concerns, and determining program eligibility for victim-witness services
Advocating on behalf of crime victims in regard to issues and problems caused by crime
Providing information to victims on schedule changes, status of defendants pleas, results of trial
Providing in-court support during hearings and trials
Obtaining services and assistance for victims and witnesses through specific federal programs and funds
Reviewing literature on victim witness issues
Generating statistical and quantitative reports and analyses of program activity
Analyzing and applying changes in legislation, case law and court rules
Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progress.