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    Summary

    The United States Attorney's Office prosecutes federal criminal offenses, seeks recovery of government funds fraudulently obtained, litigates affirmative civil fraud and enforcement actions, and defends the United States Government's interest.

    The Western District of North Carolina is currently accepting applications for two (2) Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) openings in our Criminal Division in the Charlotte main office.

    This position is located in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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    Responsibilities

    The United States Attorney's Office for the Western District of North Carolina encompasses 32 western counties in North Carolina. Our mission is to seek justice, protect the rights and safety of the public by vigorously, ethically and impartially enforcing the laws of the United States and Safeguard the Federal funds and resources.

    Attorneys in the Criminal Division are responsible for the prosecution of a variety of crimes under federal law including violent crimes, fraud, public corruption, illegal immigration, child pornography, human trafficking, drug violations, firearms violations, terrorism and asset forfeiture. The applicant selected for this position will spend substantial time developing, researching, and preparing cases involving violent crimes. Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as training and experience progress.

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

    This is a permanent position: however, all initial attorney appointments 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.

    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

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel to Columbia, SC or other training venues throughout the United States may be required.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    29

  • Job family (Series)

    0905 Attorney

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/502006200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.