Trial Attorney

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Apr 03, 2019
Closes
Apr 03, 2019
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - Some travel is required.


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • You must be a U.S.Citizen and eligible for consideration.
  • Submit application and resume online by 11:59 PM EST on the closing date.
  • This is an Excepted Service position.
  • CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

    • Selective Service: Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered for Selective Service.
    • Trial Period: This is an Excepted Service position. This job will be filled by an alternative hiring process and is not in the competitive service. Applicants selected for an excepted service position may be subject to a two-year trial period.
    • All offers for Federal appointments will be made at the Step 1.

    To qualify, your experience should include experience and education equal or equivalent to the following:

     

    To qualify for the Grade 14 on Experience, you must have experience equal or equivalent to the GS-13, which includes:
     

    • A law degree, bar membership in good standing and three years of professional attorney experience.

     

    To qualify for the Grade 15 on Experience, you must have experience equal or equivalent to the GS-14, which includes: 

    • A law degree, bar membership in good standing and four years of professional attorney 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.

    For additional information about applying to Federal positions, please click on the following link:  https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-policies/#url=e4

    Students enrolled in a qualifying degree program can apply if the anticipated graduation date is within six months of closing date of the announcement. Graduation transcript must be received before start date.

    Other applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

     

    MANDATORY EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

    In order to qualify for this position, candidates must have successfully completed a full course of study in a school of law accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) and have a professional law degree, and must currently be a member in good standing of the bar of a State or Territory of the United States or the District of Columbia. For new graduates, admission to the bar is required within 14 months after graduation from an accredited law school.

    EEO STATEMENT: It is the policy of the Government not to deny employment simply because an individual has been unemployed or has had financial difficulties that have arisen through no fault of the individual.  Information about an individual’s employment experience will be used only to determine the person’s qualifications and to assess his or her relative level of knowledge, skills, and abilities.  Although an individual’s personal conduct may be relevant in any employment decision, including conduct during periods of unemployment or evidence of dishonesty in handling financial matters, financial difficulty that has arisen through no fault of the individual will generally not itself be the basis of an unfavorable suitability or fitness determination.

    This vacancy may be used to fill similar positions within 90 days for this location.

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

    For this announcement, all applicants will be reviewed to determine if they meet the basic qualifications for this position, specifically the educational and specialized experience requirements.

    Applicants will not be rated or ranked.

    All applications that are verified to meet the basic qualifications will be referred to the selecting official.

    The answers you select in the on-line process must be substantiated in your application package. If upon review, it is determined that your described work history, competencies, and/or supporting documents do not support your answer choices, you may not be referred to the selecting official. Please ensure that your work history provides enough details to support your answers.
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    Drug test required No


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