Job Overview

Summary

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 www.bestplacestowork.org.

more information on the Department of Justice and the United States Attorneys Offices, visit http://www.justice.gov/usao/.

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:
http://www.opm.gov/HiringReform/Pathways/.
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NOATE; THIS IS NOT A SHORT-TERM POSITION.  THE INDIVIDUAL SELECTED WILL BE EXPECTED TO WORK YEAR-ROUND IN THE ALBANY, NEW YORK OFFICE ON A FLEXIBLE SCHEDULE WHICH WILL ACCOMMODATE CLASS SCHEDULES DURING THE SCHOOL SESSION.  THE IDEAL CANDIDATEE WILL SERVE A MINIMUM 1 YEAR APPOINTMENT.

 

Duties

The Student Trainee will provide general office clerical support to one or more professional, program, or technical staff members in the United States Attorney's Office.

Specific duties include: 

  • Answering telephones and referring callers to staff members or taking messages as appropriate:
  • Operating a copy machine;
  • Collating and stapling materials;
  • Sorting and arranging material for filing in alphabetical, numerical, or chronological order;
  • Locating and retrieving materials; and
  • Making recurring and special messenger trips as necessary.

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

Travel Required: None

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No