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    The District of Alaska website can be found at: https://www.justice.gov/

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    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 can be part of a dedicated team helping to enforce Federal criminal and civil laws that protect life, liberty, and the property of citizens.

    This position is located in Anchorage, Alaska.

    The Anchorage office serves as the main office and headquarters of the District of Alaska and is located at 222 W. 7th Ave. The Municipality of Anchorage has a population approaching 300,000 people and is the largest city in Alaska. The oil and gas industry dominates the economy, but military operations are also a significant component. Tourism and commercial fishing are the next largest industries. The cost of living is above-average, however there is no State income tax. The area offers comprehensive education, healthcare, transportation, religious, and support services. Although known for its cold weather, the year-round climate provides an ideal place to enjoy unlimited recreation. Popular summer activities include hiking, biking, sports, outdoor music festivals, berry-picking, recreational fishing, and shopping at local farmers' markets. In addition, boundless winter activities include skiing, snowboarding, ice skating, sledding, snowshoeing, sporting events, and snowmobiling. Two of our most popular events each winter are the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race and Fur Rendezvous festival. Anchorage is within a couple hours' drive to Denali, the largest mountain in North America, as well as numerous other world-class recreation sites.

    For more information on the Department of Justice and the United States Attorney's Offices, visit http://www.justice.gov/careers/careers.html

    As needed, additional positions may be filled using this announcement.

    All initial attorney positions to the Department of Justice are made on a 14-month (temporary) basis.

    Initial appointment is conditioned upon a satisfactory preemployment adjudication. This includes fingerprint, credit and tax checks, and drug testing. In addition, continued employment is subject to a favorable adjudication of a background investigation.

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    Responsibilities

    The successful candidate primarily will be responsible for handling the investigation and prosecution of federal crimes, including drug, gun, child exploitation, and other violent crime, as well as identity theft, immigration violations, computer crimes, fish and wildlife crimes, and other white-collar crimes. Assistant United States Attorneys work their cases from inception through appeal, and thus the successful candidate will be responsible for the drafting of appellate briefs and oral argument.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    29

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    All United States Citizens and Nationals

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

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    0905 Attorney

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/479190800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.