Employment Law Attorney

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jun 28, 2022
Closes
Jul 05, 2022
Hours
Full Time
Duties

As an Employment Law Attorney, you will be responsible for:
  • Providing legal advice and policy counsel to CIA leadership on complex areas of law affecting the CIA's duties and responsibilities under authorities including the National Security Act, the CIA Act, and Executive Orders.
  • Conducting legal research and analysis on sensitive matters.
  • Providing training on a variety of laws and policies affecting CIA personnel, including but not limited to collection of intelligence, employment and anti-discrimination laws, and government ethics.
  • Maintaining productive working relationships with other Intelligence Community elements, federal agencies, congressional committees, and use these relationships to further the mission of the CIA.
You will serve as Agency counsel in administrative litigation matters. You will cover all aspects of litigation before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, to include assessing potential Agency liability, drafting discovery, responding to discovery, writing motions for summary judgment, and litigating at hearings. You will also provide legal advice to supervisors and managers on employment matters, such as discipline and performance issues, advise senior managers on a variety of diversity and inclusion issues, provide training for supervisors, and advise on the implementation of civil rights/EEO laws in agency-wide programs and regulations.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment


  • You must apply online, while in the United States.
  • You must be a U.S. citizen and at least 18 years of age (dual-national U.S. citizens are eligible).
  • You must be willing to move to the Washington, DC, area.
  • You must successfully complete a thorough medical and psychological exam, a polygraph interview, and a comprehensive background investigation.
  • CIA is a drug-free workforce. The issue of illegal drug use is carefully evaluated during the medical and security processing.
For further requirements information, please visit: https://www.cia.gov/careers/how-we-hire/requirements/

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications
  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an ABA-accredited law school.
  • Active bar membership from any of the 50 states, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, or the US Virgin Islands.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience with the ability to provide legal advice regarding compliance with Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act, and all other applicable civil rights/EEO laws, and Executive Orders.
  • Ability to meet the minimum requirements for joining CIA, including U.S. citizenship and a background investigation.
Desired Qualifications

All applicants are reviewed for the following competencies:
  • Legal analysis, reasoning and writing, including the ability to quickly integrate and synthesize facts and law to make legally sound decisions in compressed timeframes.
  • For Lateral Attorneys, demonstrated expertise on complex legal matters.
  • The ability to work both independently and as a team member in a demanding environment.
  • The ability to exercise sound judgment in challenging situations.
  • Willingness to consider diverse perspectives and ability to navigate changing circumstances.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple work assignments and competing priorities concurrently.
  • Ability to develop and maintain close and collaborative working relationships inside and outside the CIA.


Education

  • Juris Doctor (JD) from an ABA-accredited law school.


Additional information

For more information on CIA careers and correct salary rates, visit https://www.cia.gov/careers

CIA Benefits: https://www.cia.gov/careers/working-at-cia/benefits/