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.Learn more about this agency
This position is located in Peoria, Illinois.
The Central District of Illinois is headquartered in Springfield with staffed offices in Peoria, Rock Island, and Urbana. The district includes 46 of the 102 counties in the State of Illinois.
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.
Criminal AUSAs prosecute federal criminal cases in the District. Criminal AUSAs advise federal law enforcement agents on criminal investigations, present criminal cases to the grand jury, try criminal cases before the United States District Court, and may represent the United States in criminal appeals before the Circuit Court of Appeals. Candidates should be capable of handling a variety of significant and complex criminal prosecutions.
Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progress.
Occasional travel - is Required
Who May Apply
This job is open to…All United States Citizens and Nationals
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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/488118600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.