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 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 All U.S. Citizens and Nationals under 14-DE-1149482-DE.


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Duties

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 victim’s 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 defendant’s 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.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Intermittent

Relocation Authorized

  • No