Legal Assistant Office Automation Job in OXFORD, MS

Vacancy No. Department Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys and the Office of the U.S. Attorneys
Salary $40,684.00 to $52,893.00 Grade 7 to 7
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 9/14/2017 Close Date 9/27/2017
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Status Candidates
Locations:
OXFORD, MS

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)

Overview

  • Open & closing dates

    09/14/2017 to 09/27/2017

  • Salary

    $40,684 to $52,893 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 7

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time

  • Appointment type

    Permanent

Location

1 vacancy in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

Announcement number

17-MSN-10048681-MS

Control number

479335000

  • Duties

    Duties

    Summary

    If you are looking for an exciting and challenging career, this is the position for you! With a diverse and talented workforce of over 100,000 men and women, Justice leads the Nation in ensuring the protection of all Americans while preserving their constitutional freedoms. You will be part of a dedicated team helping to enforce Federal criminal and civil laws that protect life, liberty, and the property of citizens.

    The United States Attorney's Office (USAO)/Executive Office for United States Attorneys (EOUSA) is a great place to work. The Department of Justice ranked #6 out of 18 large agencies and EOUSA/United States Attorneys' Offices ranked #59 out of 305 agency subcomponents in a study, "The Best Places to Work in the Federal Government, 2016 Ratings" published by the Partnership for Public Service. See http://bestplacestowork.org/BPTW/index.php

    For more information on the Department of Justice and the United States Attorneys' Offices, visit http://www.justice.gov/usao/.

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

    This position is also being announced to All U.S. Citizens and Nationals under 17-MSN-10048680-DE.

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    Responsibilities

    You will support Assistant United States Attorneys (AUSA) by providing a variety of legal assistance and office support services. If selected, you will receive formal and/or on-the-job training as needed. Duties include:

    - examining, preparing and processing a variety of technical legal documents, e.g., complaints, motions, orders, answers, pleadings, subpoenas, and libels;
    - providing assistance to attorneys in trial preparation;
    - assembling exhibits, affidavits, and other legal documents;
    - assembling and organizing files and records material for disposition or transfer to records depository;
    - maintaining calendar of assigned active cases;
    - tracking filing, hearing, and trials dates, and scheduling conference and interviews;
    - arranging travel by preparing itinerary and securing transportation and hotel reservations; and
    - producing a variety of written documents and materials using a wide range of office software applications.

    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.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    7

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Well-qualified surplus/displaced Federal employees (CTAP/ICTAP) in the local area and all current/former Federal employees that are/were in permanent competitive service positions (status candidates). VEOA eligibles and those eligible for non-competitive appointment under special hiring authority (e.g., Individuals with Disabilities, Military Spouses, former Overseas employees, VISTA/Peace Corps, National Guard) and certain veterans (e.g., VRA, 30% Disabled). see link in "How to Apply"

    Questions? This job is open to 7 groups.

  • Job family (Series)

    0986 Legal Assistance

  • Requirements
  • Required Documents
  • Benefits
  • How to Apply
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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/479335000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.


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