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 #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

For more information on the Department of Justice and the United States Attorneys Offices, visit
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-NYN-1175605-MS.

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If selected for this position, you will join a well-respected team that is responsible for supporting the United States Attorney's Office, District of Northern New York. You will work in the Administrative Division of our Albany office and provide a variety of support services and administrative assistance. Typical work assignments will include:

  • Receiving, sorting and distributing all incoming mail.
  • Tracking postage meter expenses and arranging for additional postage.
  • Maintaining and updating records on accountable property, supplies, and furniture.
  • Disposing of excess property.
  • Placing orders for franked envelopes, DOJ seals, etc. with the Government Printing Office.
  • Serving as back-up receptionist as needed.
  • Escorting and supervising,when needed, visitors, and handling service calls.

The incumbent will also receive training in docketing information into a centralized automated database and be responsible for insuring criminal and civil case-related information is entered into this database as needed.

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

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • 1 - 5 days per year

Relocation Authorized

  • No