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 Department of Justice is a great place to work. The Department of Justice ranked #5 out of 33 large Federal cabinet agencies and the Executive Office for United States Attorneys 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 www.bestplacestowork.org.

 
The office is ideally situated among three Metro stations, three blocks from the Verizon Center, a short walk to the Smithsonian museums on the Mall, and is surrounded by numerous restaurants and shops. In addition, we offer creative work solutions in which we provide compressed work schedules, and flexible work schedules, along with transit subsidy.

For more information on the Department of Justice and the United States Attorneys Offices, visit http://www.justice.gov/usao/.
This position is intended to be Part-time and may work up to 25 hours per week during the school semester. However during the breaks (i.e. holiday and summer breaks), the hours may be increased.

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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Duties

If selected, you will provide office public affairs support to one or more professional, program, or technical staff members in the Executieve Office for United States Attorneys (EOUSA) and Unites States Attorney Offices (USAO).  Public affairs 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:

  • Writing and editing pieces for internal and external websites.  Written products involve basic factual information regarding EOUSA and USAO activities and personnel.
  • Performing general office support to one or more comunications staff members utilizing writing skills and a knowledge of office automation hardware and software systems.  Software spplications may include one or more of the following:  word processing, electronic spreadsheet, database management, desk-top publishing, graphics, project management, calendar and electronic mail (e-mail).
  • Performing general communications support to include processing incoming calls, incoming mail, and general correspondence.
  • Preparing and maintaining office records of various types.
  • Performing other duties as assigned. 

The preffered candidate candidate is seeking a degree in communications, public affairs or a related field and has experience in preparing PowerPoint presentations and writing general articles or other written material outside of the classroom setting.


Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No