City of Johnson City
  • 04-Apr-2023 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Police Department/US Attorney
  • Johnson City, TN, USA
  • 93000 DOQ
  • Salary
  • Full Time


The City of Johnson City, Tennessee is seeking a Special Assistant to the US Attorney working in cooperation with the City of Johnson City Police Department. Ideal qualifications include experience litigating cases in federal or state courts, with substantial responsibility for all aspects of discovery, trial, and appeals in criminal matters. Applicants must demonstrate a quick analytical ability and the ability to accurately and precisely articulate the critical issues in a case. Additionally, the position will require excellent communication and courtroom skills as well as strong research and interpersonal skills. The position will be responsible for prosecuting criminal cases in U.S. Federal Court which originate in the Johnson City jurisdiction. Will assist JCPD officers with search warrants, court orders, and will provide legal counsel as necessary. Applicants must have a demonstrated capacity to function with minimal supervisory guidance in a highly demanding environment.

Acceptable Experience, Training, Certifications and Licenses

Possession of a J.D. degree and be an active member of the bar (any U.S. jurisdiction). Must be a United States Citizen or National. Must be able to pass a complete background investigation performed by the U.S. Attorney's office.

Johnson City, with a population of approximately 70,000, offers an affordable cost of living, no state income tax and outstanding schools, parks, sports and fitness facilities. Johnson City is the home of East Tennessee State University, which has a current enrollment of approximately 15,000 students. The City operates under the Commission-Manager form of government with a City Manager appointed by a five-member City Commission.

Applications will be received on-line at until the position is filled. The City offers an attractive benefit package that includes health, life, long-term disability, and a 401k retirement plan. Voluntary benefit plans such as dental, specific disease, and short-term disability are also available. To apply from the main web page please follow the steps below:


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