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

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As needed, additional positions may be filled using this announcement.

This position is alson being announced to applicants eligible to apply through Merit Staffing procedures under 14-NJ-1192826-MS.

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If selected for this position, you will join a well-respected team in the United States Attorney's Office (USAO) of the District of New Jersey. You will be responsible for the community-based outreach and liaison work for the USAO-NJ, three locations. Typical work assignments will include:

  • Serves as the District's Community Outreach Specialist.
  • Provides leadership and negotiating strategies, goals, and approaches to crime prevention with diverse community and organizations including racial, ethnic, economic, faith-based and social groups, bar associations, and community organizations.
  • Develops and maintains professional contacts to best accomplish the goals of DOJ and the district. Speaks to a variety of audiences, public, civic, industry, law enforcement, and special interest groups.
  • Furnishes policy guidance, develops directives for policy procedures and evaluates community outreach effectiveness.
  • Develops news talking points, speeches and makes recommendations to the USA on ways to enhance the mission and programs of the USAO.
  • Arranges and conducts special events, seminars, and workshops and other meetings with various organizations.

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

Supervisory Status


Promotion Potential


Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Local Travel May Be Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Who May Apply

This job is open to…

United States Citizens

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