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    This is a temporary appointment not-to-exceed 14 months and may be extended or made permanent without further competition. Extensions beyond 14 months are subject to funding availability.

    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 December 14, 2018 will receive first consideration.

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    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 in support of border wall civil litigation.

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

    For more information on the U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of Texas, visit: http://www.justice.gov/usao-sdtx

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

    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.

    Type of Position: This is a temporary position not-to-exceed 14 months. This position may be extended or made permanent without further competition.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - 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/518732800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.