Job Opportunity – Attorney

Attorney-Advisor (Indian Country)
Executive Office for United States Attorneys (EOUSA)
Office of Legal and Victim Programs/Indian, Violent and Cyber Crimes Staff
600 E Street, NW
Washington, DC 20530
United States


Job Description:

The Attorney-Advisor will serve as the Native American Issues Coordinator and will work under the supervision of the Assistant Director of the IVCC Staff, EOUSA. Duties of the Native American Issues Coordinator include but are not limited to the following:

• Provide advice and assistance to the USAOs on legal and programmatic initiatives relating to Indian Country issues.

• Act as the liaison to the Native American Issues Subcommittee of the Attorney General’s Advisory Committee of United States Attorneys.

• There is an expectation of independence afforded to the staff member, as well as required initiative to develop, manage, and initiate new and major projects in accordance with the significance of the issue, Department priorities, overall expectations, goals and available resources.

• Assignments involve serving as the point of contact on all matters, criminal and civil, pertaining to Native American issues on behalf of EOUSA and the USAOs; providing support to the USAOs; and coordinating and resolving legal issues.

• Draft Congressionally-mandated reports and statements for the record for Congressional hearings relating to issues affecting American Indians and Alaska Natives.

• Draft and assist with the implementation of initiatives and national policy to further the mission of the Department.

• Act as a liaison between the Department of Justice and other federal agencies in matters pertaining to Indian Country.

• Work closely with the Department’s components, including Leadership, to further the Department’s mission in Indian Country. The incumbent will also work with other federal, state, and tribal agencies, and non-governmental organizations. Accordingly, the incumbent must have the ability to work well with others and to handle issues in a professional, diplomatic, and cordial manner.

• There may be occassional travel to districts that have Indian Country.

Required Qualifications:
– Applicants MUST possess a J.D. Degree and

– Be an active member of the bar* (any jurisdiction).

*You must include your bar membership information in your application package to be considered.

In order to qualify at the GS-15 grade level, applicants must have one (1) year post J.D. legal experience in Indian Country and/or one (1) year post J.D. litigation experience involving Native American issues in Federal Court.

Preferred Qualifications:
The successful candidate must also demonstrate sound judgment, good interpersonal skills, and a strong work ethic. Detailed knowledge of the mission, organization, statutory obligations, functions, procedures, practices and priorities of the Department, EOUSA, and the USAOs, especially in assigned program areas, is desirable.

$126,245.00 – $158,700.00
1-2 Weeks Per Year.
Application Process:
You must apply on-line on USAJOBS at the following link:
Wednesday, July 1, 2015