The Office of the United States Attorney, Northern District of California is Seeking an Assistant United States Attorney

The Office of the United States Attorney, Northern District of California is Seeking an Assistant United States Attorney for the Civil Division

 

Open & Closing Date:  10/09/2018 to 11/09/2018

Salary:  $79,406 to $164,100 per year

Appointment Type:  Permanent

Work Schedule:  Full-Time

Locations:  Oakland, CA & San Francisco, CA

Duties

Summary

Employment with the U.S. Attorney's Office is a unique and challenging experience for the highly motivated attorney: an opportunity to litigate a broad range of cases involving significant, complex issues on behalf of the United States in federal court being litigated today. Working in the Civil Division, you will be part of a dedicated team helping to enforce Federal criminal laws that protect life, liberty and property.

Responsibilities

Employment with the U.S. Attorney's Office is a unique and challenging experience for the highly motivated attorney: an opportunity to autonomously litigate a broad range of cases involving significant, complex issues on behalf of the United States in federal court. Working in the Civil Division, you will be part of a dedicated team representing the United States, its agencies and employees in a wide variety of cases, including, for example, employment, tort, constitutional, FOIA, and Administrative Procedures Act Cases.

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

Initially, applications received by October 19, 2018 will be reviewed and referred. Subsequently, applications may be reviewed and referred for selection at the end of each week or as needed until the closing of the announcement on November 9, 2018.

Travel Required

Occasional travel – You may be expected to travel for this position.

 

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a United States Citizen or National.
  • Background Investigation, credit and tax checks, and drug test required.
  • You must be registered for Selective Service, if applicable.
  • J.D. degree and active member of the bar (any U.S. jurisdiction) required.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:
Applicants must possess a J.D. Degree, be an active member of the bar (any U.S. jurisdiction), and at least three (3) years of experience as a licensed attorney (or judicial law clerk) preparing for, participating in, and/or reviewing formal hearings or trials involving litigation at the federal, state, or local court level.

If you currently represent an opposing party in litigation with the U.S. Department of Justice, please refer to Rule 3-310 of the California Rules of Professional Conduct.

Preferred Qualifications:
Hiring preferences include strong academics, outstanding organizational skills, superior legal writing and research ability, demonstrated analytical ability, good judgment and courtroom skills. A commitment to professionalism, ethics, civility and public service.

You must meet all qualification requirements upon the closing date of this announcement.

United States citizenship is required.

Education

Applicants must possess a J.D. Degree

Please include month and year you received your JD, otherwise will not be able to determine your years of experience which may result in "unqualified" status.

 

For more information on how to apply, benefits, etc., go to:   https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/513217700