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    The U.S. Attorney's Office seeks to hire 1 or more AUSAs for the Office's Criminal Division. These positions may be assigned to one of the following three sections within the Criminal Division: Economic Crimes, Fraud, and Public Corruption Section, Major Crimes, OCDETF and Violent Crimes.


    This position is located in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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    AUSAs in the Office's Criminal Division serve the goal of doing justice by fairly enforcing the criminal laws of the United States. Criminal AUSAs must exercise reasoned judgment in making criminal charging decisions, coordinating federal criminal investigations together with the Office's law-enforcement partners, and litigating and trying complex cases in federal court.

    Candidates must be capable of handling significant and complex criminal prosecutions, which regularly entail working with voluminous discovery and mastering challenging legal concepts. Candidates should demonstrate strong analytical ability, high quality legal writing and research, effective communication and advocacy skills, and a commitment to public service.

    This position may be assigned to one of the following three sections within the Criminal Division. Candidates may, but are not required to, identify one of these sections as a preference in the cover letter. However, individuals hired as AUSAs will be assigned to a section within the Criminal Division at the discretion of the U.S. Attorney.

    Economic Crimes, Fraud, and Public Corruption Section. The Office's Economic Crimes Section investigates and prosecutes complex economic crimes such as mail, wire, and bank frauds, tax crimes, embezzlement, securities fraud, healthcare fraud, environmental crimes, and financial cybercrimes.

    Major Crimes. The Office's Major Crimes Section investigates and prosecutes human trafficking, child exploitation, and child pornography offenses, as well as crimes where United States' government agencies are the victim. The Major Crimes Section also houses the Office's robust Indian Country division, which prosecutes crimes on both the Red Lake and White Earth Native American Reservations.

    OCDETF and Violent Crimes. The Office's OCDETF and Violent Crimes Section investigates and prosecutes firearms offenses, violent offenses, drug-trafficking, racketeering, and money laundering.

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

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position. AUSAs are occasionally required to travel within and outside the States of Minnesota. AUSAs must often make court appearances in Minneapolis, St. Paul, Duluth, Fergus Falls, and Bemidji, Minnesota, regardless of their office location. Travel outside of the District of Minnesota and outside the United States is also occasionally required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/541680700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.