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 Rankings" published by the Partnership for Public Service. See

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If selected for this position, you will join a well-respected team of individuals providing a variety of office automation, receptionist, and clerical support duties for the United States Attorney's Office, Brownsville, Laredo, McAllen, South Texas Division. Typical work assignments will include:

•Selects and integrates a variety of office automation software in support of Division’s activities.
•Provides office clerical and administrative support to attorneys and legal support staff members utilizing typing skills and a knowledge of office automation hardware and software systems.
•Produces a variety of written documents utilizing varied and advanced functions in each of several types of office automation software.
•Receives incoming telephone calls and visitors to the office.
•Responds to inquiries from the courts, general public, defense attorneys, Probation and Public Defenders Offices, and provides general information regarding office programs.
•Serves as a timekeeper responsible for time and attendance (T&A) for assigned personnel.
•Receives, reviews, and distributes incoming mail.

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

Travel Required: 1 - 5 days per month

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • As needed for training

Relocation Authorized

  • No