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 to applicants eligible to apply through Merit Staffing procedures under 17-AZ-1891856-MS
 
To view the entire announcement, including instructions on how to apply, click on tabs above.

Duties

If selected for this position, you will join a well-respected team that is responsible for Tribal Victim Assistance Specialist.Typical work assignments will include: 

  • Provides advice to District USAO Management and acts as a focal point for tribal, victim matters within the District.
  • Develops and implements specific program activities which promote compliance with Federal victim laws and guidelines; establishes and maintains communication between government law enforcement agencies, social service groups, and other organizations that promote the rights of Native American victims and other victims under applicable law, as well as providing direct services to crime victims under applicable law, as well as providing direct services to crime victims relative to district legal activities; analyzes District programs and audiences, identifies the informational needs of tribal victims in the Indian Country.
  • Provides tribal victims with information regarding the criminal justice system, courtroom orientations, and court escorts.  Prepares tribal victims for courtroom appearances and/or contacts with legal representatives and is available for any questions or any personal concerns.
  • Obtains services and assistance for tribal victims and witnesses through specific federal programs and funds.
  • Advocates on behalf of tribal victims in regard to issues and problems caused by crime and knowledge of crisis intervention services and programs, case management, and direct services to victims.

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

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • travel within Arizona and for training

Relocation Authorized

  • No