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    Employment with the U.S. Attorney's Office is a unique and challenging experience for the highly motivated attorney: an opportunity to litigate a broad range of cases involving significant, complex issues on behalf of the United States in federal court being litigated today. Working in the Criminal Division, you will be part of a dedicated team helping to enforce Federal criminal laws that protect life, liberty and property.

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

    Applicants who previously applied online for the Assistant U.S. Attorney (Criminal) position under announcement number 18-NDCA-10113186-ES that closed on January 24, 2018 should not reapply. Your resume will be fully considered under this announcement. If you did not submit your resume online under the previous announcement, you should apply for this posting.

    These positions are open until filled, but not later than July 6, 2018. Initially, applications received by June 15, 2018 will be reviewed and referred. Subsequently, applications may be reviewed and referred for selection at the end of each week or as needed until the closing of the announcement on July 6, 2018.

    This position is located in Oakland, San Jose or San Francisco, California.
    As needed, additional positions may be filled using this announcement.

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

    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. Once your background investigation is adjudicated, you will start a 2-year trial period.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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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/501764700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.