Job Overview

Summary

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 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 under Merit Promotion Procedures under 17-NE-1890480-MS.

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Duties

The Tribal Victim Assistance Specialist will provide a variety of services related to the victim assistance program specific to Indian Country issues in the United States Attorneys Office for 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

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

Travel Required

  • 75% or Greater
  • Travel may be required 75% of the time.

Relocation Authorized

  • No