Job Overview


To be eligible for this announcement you must be eligible to be hired under the Schedule A for people with disabilites or be a 30% or more disabled veteran. For questions about eligibility please follow the below links or contact HR.

This announcement is not for a specific job. The goal of the announcement is to create a pool of applicants available for non-competitive hire for several upcoming vacancies. If you have any questions, please contact HR.

The Department of Justice (DOJ) mission to enforce the law, and to defend the interests of the United States and its citizens in accordance with the law, is carried out by approximately 104,000 talented and diverse men and women, working in 40 separate component organizations and in numerous and varied law enforcement, legal, and administrative mission-critical occupations. DOJ leads the Nation in ensuring the protection of all Americans while preserving their constitutional freedoms. With such an important mission to achieve, it is critical for DOJ to recruit a highly-skilled workforce. Become a member of our team, where you can achieve your career goals and apply your skills and talents to our important mission.

Consider joining the DOJ Criminal Division. One of seven litigating Divisions in the Department, the Criminal Division investigates and prosecutes complex criminal matters and assists the 93 United States Attorney Offices in investigations, trials, and appeals. In addition to its direct litigation responsibilities, the Division formulates and implements criminal enforcement policy and provides advice and assistance in sensitive areas of law enforcement; advises the Attorney General, Congress, the Office of Management and Budget and the White House on matters of criminal law; provides legal advice and assistance to federal prosecutors and investigative agencies; and provides leadership for coordinating international as well as federal, state, and local law enforcement matters.


This vacancy covers multiple Sections within the Criminal Division and the duties may vary depending on the Section.

As an administrative assistant, your duties may include:

  • Drafting and routing correspondence, and ensuring proper grammar and adherence to style requirements.
  • Assisting with the purchase of office supplies and equipment, and arranging office moves and equipment repairs.
  • Filing and distributing copies of documents and forms in accordance with federal regulations, Department and Section policies.
  • Assisting with the processing and filing of contracts, Statements of Work, purchase order requests, purchase card requests, and approval of forms.
  • Assisting the supervisor in carrying out various special projects required in the Section.
  • Assisting with training administration and providing travel support.
  • Escorting visitors and vendors to the Unit, and responding to telephone calls to the Unit.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No