This is a temporary appointment not-to-exceed 14 months and may be extended or made permanent without further competition.
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NOTE: 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 July 25th, 2018 will receive first consideration. Extensions beyond 14 months are subject to funding availability.
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.
For more information on the Department of Justice and the United States Attorney's Offices, visit: http://www.justice.gov/careers/careers.html
For more information on the U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of Texas, visit: https://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.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position 1-5 nights per month on average.