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An appointment with the U.S. Attorney's Office offers unique and challenging experiences for the highly motivated attorney. The successful candidate will be hired as an Assistant United States Attorney and will immediately serve as a Supervisory AUSA under a temporary promotion as the chief of the Special Assistant United States Attorneys (SAUSA) Unit. The SAUSA Unit is comprised of attorneys from other Department of Justice components and federal agencies who are participating in a six-month rotation through the USAO in order to gain criminal litigation and courtroom experience. In addition, new criminal AUSAs in the Alexandria Office rotate through the unit after they are hired. The individual selected for the position will assign and supervise the felony cases handled within the unit, provide training and lectures on various criminal procedures and issues, serve as a liaison between the USAO and the court, and supervise the attorneys and staff within the unit. In addition, the selectee will personally prosecute a wide variety of criminal cases. Promotions to Supervisory AUSA positions are made on a temporary basis at the discretion of the United States Attorney. At the end of the temporary promotion, the Supervisory AUSA may be returned to a non-supervisory AUSA within the USAO or extended.
Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progress.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/540682100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.