Attorney Advisor (Assistant Bureau Chief)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Mar 27, 2019
Closes
Mar 27, 2019
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Not required


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • Education and Bar Membership Required.
  • Serve a trial period of two years, if applicable.
  • Must submit a financial disclosure statement upon assuming the position.
  • US Citizenship.
  • Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered with Selective Service.
  • Suitable for employment as determined by a background investigation.
  • Please note your resume must thoroughly support your responses to the vacancy questions.  Your resume is an integral part of the process for determining if you meet the basic qualifications of the position and determining if you are to be among the best qualified.

    Applicants must meet eligibility and qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement. Current Federal employees must meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

    General Experience:  None


    Selective Factor:  None

    Professional Law Experience:  Professional law experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position to be filled.

    Specialized Experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position and is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled.

    GS-15 Specialized Experience: In addition to meeting the educational requirements, you must possess at least four years of professional law experience and at least one year of that experience must be specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-14 grade level in the Federal Service.

    Applicants must have a minimum of one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-14 in the Federal service. For this position, specialized experience includes the following:    

    1. Interpreting and applying FCC policies, rules, and regulations and the Communication Act, and prefer experience with media regulations and privacy enforcement issues;
    2. Advising and explaining a variety of highly specialized legal matters; 
    3. Enforcing and defending a variety of programs and rules, and reviewing and analyzing reports and presentations, and acts; and
    4. Communicating effectively to develop and maintain credible and effective personal relationships.

    PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE:  Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

    You must meet the minimum basic educational requirements for Attorney positions. Education requirements include: a professional law degree JD, LL.B., and/or LL.M.

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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    All candidates will be considered without regard to political or religious affiliation, marital status, race, color, sex, national origin, nondisqualifying physical or mental handicap, age, or any other nonmerit factor.  THE FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

    All applicants will be rated on the extent and quality of experience and education relevant to the duties of the position.  Applicants who do not respond to the application questions and/or do not submit a supporting resume will be rated ineligible.  Please note your resume must thoroughly support your responses to the vacancy
    questions.  

    There are several parts to the application process that affect the overall evaluation of your application including:

    1.  the core questions
    2.  the vacancy questions
    3.  supplemental documentation (e.g., DD-214, SF-50, SF-15, transcripts); and
    4.  your resume.

    Applicants will be rated ineligible, if they do not respond to job specific questions provide supplemental documents and submit resume.  For more information, please click on Rating Process.

    You will be evaluated for this position on the following Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other characteristics (KSAOs):

    • Knowledge of the FCC policies, rules, and regulations and the Communication Act to advise and explain a variety of highly specialized legal matters including media regulations and privacy enforcement issues.
    • Ability to understand and enforce programs to promote media regulations and privacy, promote competition, protect consumers, resolve formal complaints, and foster the efficient use of the spectrum.
    • Skill in reviewing and analyzing reports and presentations, and allocating resources to produce assignments in a timely, well-reasoned, and legally sound manner.
    • Ability to communicate effectively to develop and maintain credible and effective personal relationships with representative of other government agencies, foreign government, and the regulated industries.

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    Drug test required No


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