Job Overview


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. 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.

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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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, you will provide office clerical and automation support to one or more professional, program, or technical staff members in the United States Attorney’s Office.  Automated support may include use of one or more of the following software applications:  word processing, electronic spreadsheets, database management, desk-top publishing, graphics, project management, calendar and electronic mail.  You will receive formal and/or on-the-job training as needed.  Duties include:

• Producing a variety of documents using varied and advanced word processing software functions;
• Storing, retrieving, editing, and printing a variety of documents with complex formats such as graphics or tables within the text;
• Sorting, calculating, and retrieving data from electronic databases or spreadsheets to produce reports, charts, and graphs.
• Answering telephones and referring callers to staff members or taking messages as appropriate;
• Operating a copy machine;
• Collating and stapling materials;
• Sorting, filing, and retrieving materials in alphabetical, numerical, or chronological order; and
• Making recurring and special messenger trips as necessary.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No