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    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 can be part of a dedicated team helping to enforce Federal criminal and civil laws that protect life, liberty, and the property of citizens.

    This position is located in the Civil Division, Dallas, Texas

    For more information on the Department of Justice and the United States Attorney's Offices, visit http://www.justice.gov/careers/careers.html.

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

    All initial attorney positions to the Department of Justice are made on a 14-month (temporary) basis.

    Initial appointment is conditioned upon a satisfactory preemployment adjudication.  This includes fingerprint, credit and tax checks, and drug testing.  In addition, continued employment is subject to a favorable adjudication of a background investigation.

    To view the entire announcement, including instructions on how to apply, click on tabs above.

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    Responsibilities

    This position is located in the Civil Division of the Dallas Office, which is responsible for work on both affirmative and defensive civil matters.  The successful applicant will lead affirmative civil fraud investigations and prosecutions to assert and protect the interests of the United States (e.g., enforcement of health care, procurement, environmental, public safety, fair housing and Government program fraud laws).  The successful applicant also will be responsible for representing the United States in a wide variety of defensive matters brought against the federal government and its agencies, including employment discrimination, medical malpractice, general torts, constitutional torts, immigration, prisoner, and commercial litigation.  

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

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - 1-5 nights per month occasional travel for training purposes

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    29

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    United States Citizens

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    0905 Attorney

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/442725600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.