- The US Department of Justice published a job notice to hire Crypto Enforcement unit director.
- Eligibility criteria include deep expertise in crypto and blockchain technology.
- Pay starts at $144,128 for candidates with no federal experience.
The US Department of Justice is actively looking to hire a director for their recently announced National Crypto Enforcement team (NCET).
The department posted the hiring notice on the Federal government’s job website, USAJobs.
As per the job notice, the mission of NCET will be to support, investigate, and prosecute cryptocurrency-related crime, as well as to help reduce the use of cryptocurrency as a criminal tool.
The job posting stated, “Supporting the coordination and sharing of information and evidence between law enforcement offices to maximize the effectiveness of the Department’s investigations, prosecutions, and forfeitures involving cryptocurrency.”
The job pays between $144,128 and $172,500, depending on an applicant’s experience in federal jobs.
According to the posting, the candidate must have extensive knowledge of crypto and blockchain technology, also should be familiar with white-collar and money laundering rules.
The director is to be in charge of communicating with the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), government agencies, intelligence agencies, and the private sector about crypto tech and rules.
Earlier this month, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the launch of the National Crypto Enforcement Team that comprises experts in money laundering and cybersecurity.