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    NOTE: This is an open and continuous announcement to fill current and future vacancies. This announcement may close on the listed closing date or when all positions are filled, whichever comes first. Applications received by September 27, 2018 will receive first consideration.

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

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    Responsibilities

    The U.S Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Texas, with approximately 190 Assistant United States Attorneys, is among the largest in the country. The office prosecutes federal crimes and represents the interests of the United States in civil cases. The Southern District of Texas stretches from the Houston area southwest to the Mexican border. The U.S.Attorney's Office operates staffed offices in Brownsville, Corpus Christi, Houston, Laredo, McAllen, and Victoria.

    These positions are located in Brownsville and McAllen, Texas, and are for border wall civil litigation.

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

    For more information on the Southern District of Texas, visit: https://www.justice.gov/usao-sdtx.

    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.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    29

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    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/510958800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.