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    If you applied under Vacancy Announcement SD-18-10096727-AUSA, you do not need to re-apply to this Vacancy Announcement.

    United States Attorney Offices prosecute federal criminal offenses and represents the interests of the United States in civil and criminal cases. Our mission is to enforce the law and defend the interests of the United States, provide Federal leadership in preventing and controlling crime, seek just punishment for those guilty of unlawful behavior, and to administer and enforce the Nation's laws to ensure fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans.

    In all matters, it is our mission to represent the people of the United States in a manner that will instill confidence in the fairness and integrity of our office and judicial system, and to conduct our work with the highest integrity. We strive to perform our mission in the most efficient and effective manner.

    http://www.justice.gov/usao/sd

    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 Pierre, South Dakota.

    The United States Attorney's Office, District of South Dakota includes a main office located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota and two branch offices located in Pierre and Rapid City. South Dakota encompasses a large and diverse geographical area of 77,123 square miles and a population of 814,180 people.

    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 conditional 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 U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of South Dakota is seeking an experienced attorney to fill one Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) position in the Criminal Division of its Pierre office. AUSAs in the Criminal Division advise federal law enforcement agents on criminal investigations, present criminal cases to the grand jury, prepare and argue a broad range of motions, and try criminal cases before the United States District Court. Candidates should be capable of handling a variety of significant and complex criminal prosecutions, including Major Crimes Act violations involving murder, child sex abuse, rape; while collar and economic crime; narcotics and immigration.

    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.

    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/489274300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.