Job Overview

Summary

About the Agency

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 Attorney's Office (USAO)/Executive Office for United States Attorneys (EOUSA) is a great place to work. The Department of Justice ranked #6 out of 18 large agencies and EOUSA/United States Attorneys' Offices ranked #59 out of 305 agency subcomponents in a study, "The Best Places to Work in the Federal Government, 2016 Ratings" published by the Partnership for Public Service. See http://bestplacestowork.org/BPTW/index.php.

Sacramento, the state capital, is located in the heart of California. Sacramento is home to professional ballet, opera, and theatre companies, including the Sacramento Music Circus, providing a wide range of cultural activities and events. Professional sports are represented by the Sacramento Kings of the NBA, the Sacramento Mountain Lions of the United Football League, the Sacramento River Cats, a Triple-A baseball team, and the Sacramento Republic FC, a professional soccer team. Bound by two rivers, water recreation tops the list for outdoor activities such as salmon fishing, river rafting, and boating. Nearby Folsom Lake and Lake Natoma offer sailing and windsurfing. Sacramento is located 90 miles northeast of San Francisco and approximately 90 miles west of Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada mountain range, providing numerous recreational opportunities for skiing and boating enthusiasts.

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 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/policy-data-oversight/hiring-information/students-recent-graduates/

Duties

If selected, you will serve as an Information Technology (IT) student trainee performing a variety of support and developmental assignments under the direct supervision of the IT Manager in the United States Attorney’s Office (USAO), Eastern District of California (EDCA). You will receive formal and/or on-the-job training as needed. Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing routine support to computer/information systems users such as assisting in troubleshooting routine and recurring problems;
  • Providing routine computer/information system support to the organization, to include using computer software applications to produce reports, legal/courtroom aids, etc.;
  • Assisting in maintaining and controlling equipment inventories;
  • Assisting with litigation support projects.
Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progress.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • You may be expected to travel for this position.

Relocation Authorized

  • No