Job Overview

Summary

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 #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 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:
https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/hiring-information/students-recent-graduates/

Duties

Typical work assignments will include:

  • Processing a variety of legal documents which are relatively routine or straightforward in content and format.
  • Obtaining needed information from files or general reference sources, and submits completed legal documents.
  • Typing tables of contents and indices to briefs in accordance with established format. 
  • Utilizing software applications to complete work assignments.
  • Answering telephone and refers callers to staff members or takes messages as appropriate. 
  • Scheduling appointments, meetings, engagements, and conferences

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

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No