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Special Assistant United States Attorney

  • ... San Jose, Capellen, United States
  • ... Full time
  • ... Salary: 136000 per year
  • Posted on: Feb 02, 2024       Expires on:

Special Assistant United States Attorney   

JOB TITLE:

Special Assistant United States Attorney

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

San Jose Capellen United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Summary

An appointment with the U.
S.
Attorney's Office offers unique and challenging experiences for a highly motivated attorney.
Working in the Criminal Division, San Jose Branch, the Special Assistant United States Attorney (SAUSA) will be part of a dedicated team helping to enforce federal criminal laws.


This job is open to
The public

U.
S.
Citizens, Nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.
S.


Clarification from the agency

All United States Citizens and Nationals

Duties

An appointment with the U.
S.
Attorney's Office offers unique and challenging experiences for the highly motivated attorney.
Working in the Criminal Division, San Jose Branch, the Special Assistant United States Attorney (SAUSA) will be primarily responsible for prosecuting misdemeanor cases arising out of the federal enclaves located in Santa Clara and Monterey Counties.
The SAUSA will also be given the opportunity to work with other federal prosecutors on felony criminal cases, including those involving violations of immigration, firearms, and/or narcotics statutes.
The SAUSA's duties will entail assisting with the progression of these cases at various stages, from the initiation of federal investigation or charges, to disposition and sentencing.
The SAUSA will gain experience participating in various in-court proceedings such as guilty pleas, motions hearings, and jury trial.


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


Requirements
Conditions of Employment
You must be a United States Citizen or National.

Initial appointment is conditioned upon a satisfactory pre-employment adjudication.
This includes fingerprint, credit and tax checks, and drug testing.
Continued employment is subject to a favorable adjudication of a background investigation.

You must be registered for Selective Service, if applicable.

J.
D.
degree and active member of the bar (any U.
S.
jurisdiction) required.

Must reside in the district to which appointed or within 25 miles thereof.
See 28 U.
S.
C.
545 for district specific information.

Qualifications
Required Qualifications: Applicants must possess a J.
D.
Degree, be an active member of the bar (any U.
S.
jurisdiction), and have at least 1 year post-J.
D.
judicial legal or other relevant experience.


Preferred Qualifications: Preferred applicants will possess superior oral and written communications skills, strong interpersonal skills; and the capacity to function in a highly demanding environment with minimal guidance.
Additionally, it is desired that the successful candidate have a strong academic credential and at least two years of post-J.
D.
judicial legal experience.


If you currently represent an opposing party in litigation with the U.
S.
Department of Justice or represent a client under investigation by the U.
S.
, please refer to Rule 1-7 of the California Rules of Professional Conduct and / or the relevant conflict of interest Rules of Professional Conduct in the jurisdiction in which you are licensed to practice.
The U.
S.
Attorney's Office considers California Rule 1-7 to be implicated when an attorney licensed in California applies for a position with the U.
S.
Attorney's office while also representing a client in litigation opposing the U.
S.
or knowingly under investigation by the U.
S.


United States citizenship is required.


Travel: Occasional travel may be required.


Type of Position: This is a temporary position not-to-exceed 1 year.
This position may be extended without further competition.


Security Requirements: 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.


Residency Requirements: Assistant United States Attorneys generally must reside in the district to which he or she is appointed or within 25 miles thereof.
See 28 U.
S.
C.
545 for district-specific information.


The Residency Requirement ensures an adequate background investigation can be completed.
It applies to all DOJ applicants, both U.
S.
citizens and non-U.
S.
citizens, whose job location is within the U.
S.
In addition, for a total of three years (not necessarily consecutive years) of the five years immediately prior to applying for a position, the applicant must have: 1) resided in the U.
S.
; 2) worked for the U.
S.
overseas in a Federal or military capacity; or, 3) been a dependent of a Federal or military employee serving overseas.


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

Education

Applicants must possess a J.
D.
Degree

Additional information

Salary Information: None - This is a uncompensated position.


Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses will not be authorized.


Department of Justice Policies:
Applicants should familiarize themselves and comply with the relevant rules of professional conduct regarding any possible conflicts of interest in connection with their applications.
In particular, please notify this Office if you currently represent clients or adjudicate matters in which this Office is involved and/or you have a family member who is representing clients or adjudicating matters in which this Office is involved so that we can evaluate any potential conflict of interest or disqualification issue that may need to be addressed under those circumstances.

  • * *

This and other vacancy announcements can be found under Attorney Vacancies and Volunteer Legal Internships.
The Department of Justice cannot control further dissemination and/or posting of information contained in this vacancy announcement.
Such posting and/or dissemination is not an endorsement by the Department of the organization or group disseminating and/or posting the information.


Benefits
How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.


Evaluation Method: Once your complete application package is received, it will be reviewed to ensure you meet all job requirements.
An attorney interview panel will then review all qualified applicants and make recommendations for invitation to interview.
You will be notified if selected for an interview.


The Occupational Questionnaire will take you approximately 20 minutes to complete.


Veterans' Preference: There is no formal rating system for applying veterans' preference to attorney appointments in the excepted service; however, the Department of Justice considers veterans' preference eligibility as a positive factor in attorney hiring.
Applicants eligible for veterans' preference must indicate their preference in response to the appropriate question in their assessment questionnaire (it is also recommended that information is included in their cover letter or resume) and they must submit supporting documentation (e.
g.
, DD 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty and other supporting documentation) which verifies their eligibility for preference.
Although the \"point\" system is not used, per se, applicants eligible to claim 10-point preference must submit Standard Form (SF) 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference, and submit the supporting documentation required for the specific type of preference claimed (visit the OPM website, http://www.
opm.
gov/forms/pdf_fill/sf15.
pdf for a copy of SF 15, which lists the types of 10-point preferences and the required supporting document(s).
Applicants should note that SF 15 requires supporting documentation associated with service-connected disabilities or receipt of nonservice-connected disability pensions to be dated 1991 or later except in the case of service members submitting official statements or retirement orders from a branch of the Armed Forces showing that his or her retirement was due to a permanent service-connected disability or that he/she was transferred to the permanent disability retired list (the statement or retirement orders must indicate that the disability is 10% or more).


Required Documents

You must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

Required - Your responses to the Occupational Questionnaire (online).

Required - Your resume showing relevant experience and dates of employment (include day/month/year).

Required - Writing Sample
Required - Cover Letter
Required, if applicable - To get Veterans' Preference, you must indicate your preference in response to the appropriate question in your assessment questionnaire and you must submit the appropriate supporting documentation.
See the \"How you will be Evaluated\" section under the \"Qualifications and Evaluations\" Tab above for details regarding what is appropriate Veterans' Preference documentation.
It is also recommended that you include veterans' preference information in your cover letter or resume.

Equal Employment Opportunity: The U.
S.
Department of Justice is an Equal Opportunity/Reasonable Accommodation Employer.
Except where otherwise provided by law, there will be no discrimination because of color, race, religion, national origin, political affiliation, marital status, disability (physical or mental), age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as a parent, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, on the basis of personal favoritism, or any other non-merit factor.
The Department of Justice welcomes and encourages applications from persons with physical and mental disabilities.
The Department is firmly committed to satisfying its affirmative obligations under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, to ensure that persons with disabilities have every opportunity to be hired and advanced on the basis of merit within the Department of Justice.


Reasonable Accommodations: This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate.
If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency.
Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.


Outreach and Recruitment for Qualified Applicants with Disabilities: The Department encourages qualified applicants with disabilities, including individuals with targeted/severe disabilities to apply in response to posted vacancy announcements.
Qualified applicants with targeted/severe disabilities may be eligible for direct hire, non-competitive appointment under Schedule A (5 C.
F.
R.
213.
3102(u)) hiring authority.
Individuals with disabilities may also contact one of the Department's Disability Points of Contact (DPOC).
See list of DPOCs.


Suitability and Citizenship: It is the policy of the Department to achieve a drug-free workplace and persons selected for employment will be required to pass a drug test which screens for illegal drug use prior to final appointment.
Employment is also contingent upon the completion and satisfactory adjudication of a background investigation.
Congress generally prohibits agencies from employing non-citizens within the United States, except for a few narrow exceptions as set forth in the annual Appropriations Act (see, https://www.
usajobs.
gov//working-in-government/non-citizens/).
Pursuant to DOJ component policies, only U.
S.
citizens are eligible for employment with the Executive Office for Immigration Review, U.
S.
Trustee's Offices, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Unless otherwise indicated in a particular job advertisement, qualifying non-U.
S.
citizens meeting immigration and appropriations law criteria may apply for employment with other DOJ organizations.
However, please be advised that the appointment of non-U.
S.
citizens is extremely rare; such appointments would be possible only if necessary to accomplish the Department's mission and would be subject to strict security requirements.
Applicants who hold dual citizenship in the U.
S.
and another country will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
All DOJ employees are subject to a residency requirement.
Candidates who have lived outside the United States for two or more of the past five years will likely have difficulty being approved for appointments by the Department Security Staff.
The two-year period is cumulative, not necessarily consecutive.
Federal or military employees, or dependents of federal or military employees serving overseas, are excepted from this requirement.


If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.
S.
Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications.
Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.
S.
Department of Education.


Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.


How to Apply

To apply for this position, you must complete the occupational questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.


The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (ET) on 03/22/2024 to receive consideration.


1.
To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account.
Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.


2.
Click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application package.
(It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation are submitted prior to the closing date.
)

3.
To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, https://my.
usajobs.
gov/Account/Login, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position.
The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application.
Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.


To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement.
You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.


You are encouraged to apply online.
Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application.
However, should you not be able to apply online, please contact Northern District of California at Wilson.
Li@usdoj.
gov, prior to the closing date of this announcement to request an alternate method of applying.


Agency contact information
Wilson Li
Email

Wilson.
Li@usdoj.
gov

Address

Northern District of California
450 Golden Gate Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102
US

Next steps

We will notify you of the outcome after each step of the recruitment process has been completed.
After making a tentative job offer, we will conduct a suitability/security background investigation, to include a credit and tax checks, and a drug test by urinalysis.
We expect to make a final job offer within 120 days after the closing date of the announcement.

Position Details

POSTED:

Feb 02, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

136000 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707242384-c1a7720e27a10b0e9eb6c2bc807df898

LOCATION:

Capellen United States

CITY:

San Jose

Job Origin:

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Summary

An appointment with the U.S. Attorney's Office offers unique and challenging experiences for a highly motivated attorney. Working in the Criminal Division, San Jose Branch, the Special Assistant United States Attorney (SAUSA) will be part of a dedicated team helping to enforce federal criminal laws.

This job is open to
The public

U.S. Citizens, Nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.

Clarification from the agency

All United States Citizens and Nationals

Duties

An appointment with the U.S. Attorney's Office offers unique and challenging experiences for the highly motivated attorney. Working in the Criminal Division, San Jose Branch, the Special Assistant United States Attorney (SAUSA) will be primarily responsible for prosecuting misdemeanor cases arising out of the federal enclaves located in Santa Clara and Monterey Counties. The SAUSA will also be given the opportunity to work with other federal prosecutors on felony criminal cases, including those involving violations of immigration, firearms, and/or narcotics statutes. The SAUSA's duties will entail assisting with the progression of these cases at various stages, from the initiation of federal investigation or charges, to disposition and sentencing. The SAUSA will gain experience participating in various in-court proceedings such as guilty pleas, motions hearings, and jury trial.

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

Requirements
Conditions of Employment
You must be a United States Citizen or National.
Initial appointment is conditioned upon a satisfactory pre-employment adjudication. This includes fingerprint, credit and tax checks, and drug testing. Continued employment is subject to a favorable adjudication of a background investigation.
You must be registered for Selective Service, if applicable.
J.D. degree and active member of the bar (any U.S. jurisdiction) required.
Must reside in the district to which appointed or within 25 miles thereof. See 28 U.S.C. 545 for district specific information.
Qualifications
Required Qualifications: Applicants must possess a J.D. Degree, be an active member of the bar (any U.S. jurisdiction), and have at least 1 year post-J.D. judicial legal or other relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Preferred applicants will possess superior oral and written communications skills, strong interpersonal skills; and the capacity to function in a highly demanding environment with minimal guidance. Additionally, it is desired that the successful candidate have a strong academic credential and at least two years of post-J.D. judicial legal experience.

If you currently represent an opposing party in litigation with the U.S. Department of Justice or represent a client under investigation by the U.S., please refer to Rule 1-7 of the California Rules of Professional Conduct and / or the relevant conflict of interest Rules of Professional Conduct in the jurisdiction in which you are licensed to practice. The U.S. Attorney's Office considers California Rule 1-7 to be implicated when an attorney licensed in California applies for a position with the U.S. Attorney's office while also representing a client in litigation opposing the U.S. or knowingly under investigation by the U.S.

United States citizenship is required.

Travel: Occasional travel may be required.

Type of Position: This is a temporary position not-to-exceed 1 year. This position may be extended without further competition.

Security Requirements: 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.

Residency Requirements: Assistant United States Attorneys generally must reside in the district to which he or she is appointed or within 25 miles thereof. See 28 U.S.C. 545 for district-specific information.

The Residency Requirement ensures an adequate background investigation can be completed. It applies to all DOJ applicants, both U.S. citizens and non-U.S. citizens, whose job location is within the U.S. In addition, for a total of three years (not necessarily consecutive years) of the five years immediately prior to applying for a position, the applicant must have: 1) resided in the U.S.; 2) worked for the U.S. overseas in a Federal or military capacity; or, 3) been a dependent of a Federal or military employee serving overseas.

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

Applicants must possess a J.D. Degree

Additional information

Salary Information: None - This is a uncompensated position.

Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses will not be authorized.

Department of Justice Policies:
Applicants should familiarize themselves and comply with the relevant rules of professional conduct regarding any possible conflicts of interest in connection with their applications. In particular, please notify this Office if you currently represent clients or adjudicate matters in which this Office is involved and/or you have a family member who is representing clients or adjudicating matters in which this Office is involved so that we can evaluate any potential conflict of interest or disqualification issue that may need to be addressed under those circumstances.

  • * *

This and other vacancy announcements can be found under Attorney Vacancies and Volunteer Legal Internships. The Department of Justice cannot control further dissemination and/or posting of information contained in this vacancy announcement. Such posting and/or dissemination is not an endorsement by the Department of the organization or group disseminating and/or posting the information.

Benefits
How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Evaluation Method: Once your complete application package is received, it will be reviewed to ensure you meet all job requirements. An attorney interview panel will then review all qualified applicants and make recommendations for invitation to interview. You will be notified if selected for an interview.

The Occupational Questionnaire will take you approximately 20 minutes to complete.

Veterans' Preference: There is no formal rating system for applying veterans' preference to attorney appointments in the excepted service; however, the Department of Justice considers veterans' preference eligibility as a positive factor in attorney hiring. Applicants eligible for veterans' preference must indicate their preference in response to the appropriate question in their assessment questionnaire (it is also recommended that information is included in their cover letter or resume) and they must submit supporting documentation (e.g., DD 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty and other supporting documentation) which verifies their eligibility for preference. Although the \"point\" system is not used, per se, applicants eligible to claim 10-point preference must submit Standard Form (SF) 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference, and submit the supporting documentation required for the specific type of preference claimed (visit the OPM website, http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/sf15.pdf for a copy of SF 15, which lists the types of 10-point preferences and the required supporting document(s). Applicants should note that SF 15 requires supporting documentation associated with service-connected disabilities or receipt of nonservice-connected disability pensions to be dated 1991 or later except in the case of service members submitting official statements or retirement orders from a branch of the Armed Forces showing that his or her retirement was due to a permanent service-connected disability or that he/she was transferred to the permanent disability retired list (the statement or retirement orders must indicate that the disability is 10% or more).

Required Documents

You must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

Required - Your responses to the Occupational Questionnaire (online).
Required - Your resume showing relevant experience and dates of employment (include day/month/year).
Required - Writing Sample
Required - Cover Letter
Required, if applicable - To get Veterans' Preference, you must indicate your preference in response to the appropriate question in your assessment questionnaire and you must submit the appropriate supporting documentation. See the \"How you will be Evaluated\" section under the \"Qualifications and Evaluations\" Tab above for details regarding what is appropriate Veterans' Preference documentation. It is also recommended that you include veterans' preference information in your cover letter or resume.
Equal Employment Opportunity: The U.S. Department of Justice is an Equal Opportunity/Reasonable Accommodation Employer. Except where otherwise provided by law, there will be no discrimination because of color, race, religion, national origin, political affiliation, marital status, disability (physical or mental), age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as a parent, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, on the basis of personal favoritism, or any other non-merit factor. The Department of Justice welcomes and encourages applications from persons with physical and mental disabilities. The Department is firmly committed to satisfying its affirmative obligations under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, to ensure that persons with disabilities have every opportunity to be hired and advanced on the basis of merit within the Department of Justice.

Reasonable Accommodations: This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

Outreach and Recruitment for Qualified Applicants with Disabilities: The Department encourages qualified applicants with disabilities, including individuals with targeted/severe disabilities to apply in response to posted vacancy announcements. Qualified applicants with targeted/severe disabilities may be eligible for direct hire, non-competitive appointment under Schedule A (5 C.F.R. 213.3102(u)) hiring authority. Individuals with disabilities may also contact one of the Department's Disability Points of Contact (DPOC). See list of DPOCs.

Suitability and Citizenship: It is the policy of the Department to achieve a drug-free workplace and persons selected for employment will be required to pass a drug test which screens for illegal drug use prior to final appointment. Employment is also contingent upon the completion and satisfactory adjudication of a background investigation. Congress generally prohibits agencies from employing non-citizens within the United States, except for a few narrow exceptions as set forth in the annual Appropriations Act (see, https://www.usajobs.gov//working-in-government/non-citizens/). Pursuant to DOJ component policies, only U.S. citizens are eligible for employment with the Executive Office for Immigration Review, U.S. Trustee's Offices, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Unless otherwise indicated in a particular job advertisement, qualifying non-U.S. citizens meeting immigration and appropriations law criteria may apply for employment with other DOJ organizations. However, please be advised that the appointment of non-U.S. citizens is extremely rare; such appointments would be possible only if necessary to accomplish the Department's mission and would be subject to strict security requirements. Applicants who hold dual citizenship in the U.S. and another country will be considered on a case-by-case basis. All DOJ employees are subject to a residency requirement. Candidates who have lived outside the United States for two or more of the past five years will likely have difficulty being approved for appointments by the Department Security Staff. The two-year period is cumulative, not necessarily consecutive. Federal or military employees, or dependents of federal or military employees serving overseas, are excepted from this requirement.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

How to Apply

To apply for this position, you must complete the occupational questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.

The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (ET) on 03/22/2024 to receive consideration.

1. To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.

2. Click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application package. (It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation are submitted prior to the closing date.)

3. To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.

To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.

You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application. However, should you not be able to apply online, please contact Northern District of California at Wilson.Li@usdoj.gov, prior to the closing date of this announcement to request an alternate method of applying.

Agency contact information
Wilson Li
Email

Wilson.Li@usdoj.gov

Address

Northern District of California
450 Golden Gate Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102
US

Next steps

We will notify you of the outcome after each step of the recruitment process has been completed. After making a tentative job offer, we will conduct a suitability/security background investigation, to include a credit and tax checks, and a drug test by urinalysis. We expect to make a final job offer within 120 days after the closing date of the announcement.

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