Assistant United States Attorney

Oklahoma City, OK
Full Time
Job #: 21-WDOK-11093175-A-06 Exp.: 1+ Years Salary: $69,649 - $134,400 Yearly
This is an open, continuous announcement for 60 days, or until all positions are filled. It will be used to fill multiple immediate vacancies with multiple review dates. The first review date will occur no earlier than 10 business days after the initial opening date ofApril 22, 2021, and thereafter as needed. This announcement is used to fill 12-month term Assistant U.S. Attorney appointments in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

The United States Attorney's Office for the Western District of Oklahoma seeks motivated, prosecution-minded attorneys to serve 12-month term AUSA appointments in the Criminal Division. The District is led by the Acting United States Attorney who serves as the chief federal law enforcement officer for 40 counties from central to western Oklahoma. The District also includes 22 federally recognized tribes. Our mission is to protect and serve the citizens of the Western District through the ethical, vigorous, fair, and impartial enforcement of the laws of the United States while observing the highest standards of professionalism and integrity.

Due to the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision in McGirt v. Oklahoma, the District seeks to fill multiple Criminal AUSA positions as we prepare for an increase in cases arising out of Indian Country. Assignments to the Criminal Division may include responsibility for all phases of criminal prosecution, from providing guidance to law enforcement officers, initiating criminal charges, conducting grand jury proceedings and trials, and handling appeals. Prior prosecution experience is preferred. Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progress.

Travel Required
Occasional travel - Occasional travel required for this position.

Conditions of Employment
  • Type of Position: This is a term position not-to-exceed 12 months.This position may be extended or made permanent 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.
  • Selective Service: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. See

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

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Applicants should possess first-rate analytical abilities, good judgment, strong writing skills, and excellent communication abilities. Applicants should exhibit the ability to work in a supportive and professional manner with other attorneys, support staff, and employees of federal, state and local law enforcement agencies. Experience in commercial litigation and electronic discovery are preferred.
  • You must meet all qualification requirements upon the closing date of this announcement.

Applicants must possess a J.D. Degree.

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Closing Date: 21st June, 2021
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