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    Summary

    This position is located in El Paso, TX.

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

    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.

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    Responsibilities

    The District prosecutes a full range of federal criminal cases. Assistant United States Attorneys in the Criminal Division are responsible for the investigation and prosecution of cases that include drug crimes; violent crimes; firearms offenses; child exploitation crimes; human trafficking; organized crime; terrorism; white collar crime, including mail and wire fraud, healthcare fraud, and mortgage fraud; criminal immigration matters; and general crimes. The qualified applicant would be expected to (a) assist federal law enforcement agents in structuring and implementing criminal investigative plans and strategies; (b) actively participate in grand jury proceedings, including the presentation of witnesses before the grand jury; and (c) litigate cases of moderate to high complexity from start to finish with limited supervision.

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

    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 - You may be expected to travel for this position throughout the district and for training.

    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/531750500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.