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    The United States Attorney's Office (USAO)/Executive Office for United States Attorneys (EOUSA) is a great place to work. The Department of Justice ranked #3 out of 19 large agencies and EOUSA/United States Attorneys' Offices ranked #43 out of 320 agency subcomponents in a study, "The Best Places to Work in the Federal Government, 2015 Ratings" published by the Partnership for Public Service. See http://bestplacestowork.org/BPTW/index.php.
     
    For 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 position is also being announced to All U.S. Citizens and Nationals under 16-NE-1794097-DE.

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    Responsibilities

    The Tribal Victim Assistance Specialist will provide a variety of services related to the victim assistance program specific to Indian Country issues in the District of Nebraska.
    Specific duties will include:
    · Directing dissemination of information pertinent to various victim protection laws specific to Indian Country
    · Speaking to public, civic, industry and special interest groups on victim's issues specific to Indian Country
    · Coordinating efforts with local and tribal victim services providers, social services, law enforcement based victim assistance providers, and prosecution based victim assistance staff specific to Indian Country
    · Responding to victim inquiries, assessing concerns, and determining program eligibility for victim assistance services specific to Indian Country
    · Advocating on behalf of crime victims with regard to issues and problems caused by crime
    · Providing information to victims on schedule changes, status of defendant's pleas, results of trial specific to Indian Country
    · Providing in-court support during hearings and trials
    · Obtaining services and assistance for victims through specific federal programs and funds
    · Reviewing literature on victim issues specific to Indian Country, assisting in drafting victim impact statements
    · Generating statistical and quantitative reports and analyses of program activity
    · Analyzing and applying changes in legislation, case law and court rules

    Travel Required

    75% or less - Travel will be required 75% of the time

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    11

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Government-wide (All) - Current/former permanent competitive service employees in the federal government, including well-qualified surplus and displaced federal employees (CTAP and ICTAP) in the local commuting area. Persons eligible for non-competitive appointment under a special hiring authority or certain veterans may also apply (See "Benefits and Other Information").

    Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/449607700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.