This is a Term Appointment not-to-exceed 24 months. This position may be extended or made permanent without further competition.

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

Initial appointment is conditioned upon a satisfactory pre-employment 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.

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The United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Ohio is seeking an attorney with criminal litigation experience. The position is located in the Criminal Division of the Cleveland office.

The Criminal Division is organized into six sections: General Crimes; White Collar Crimes; National Security; Violent Crimes; Narcotics/Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF); and Appellate.

Criminal Assistant United States Attorneys (AUSAs) prosecute federal criminal cases in the District. Criminal AUSAs advise federal law enforcement agents on criminal investigations, present criminal cases to the grand jury, try criminal cases before the United States District Court, and represent the United States in criminal appeals before the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. Candidates should be capable of handling a variety of significant and complex criminal prosecutions.

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

More information about the Northern District of Ohio can be found on our website at https: www.justice.gov/usao-ndoh.

Travel Required

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

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


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