General Attorney (Government Information Law Division)

Employer
Department Of Homeland Securi...
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Mar 08, 2017
Closes
Mar 23, 2017
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling on those who want to help protect American interests and secure our Nation. DHS components work collectively to prevent terrorism; secure borders and our transportation systems; protect the President and other dignitaries; enforce and administer immigration laws, safeguard cyberspace; and ensure resilience to disasters. We achieve these vital missions through a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations. Make an impact; join DHS.

Immigration and Customs Enforcement is the principal investigative arm of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the second largest investigative agency in the Federal government. Created in 2003 through a merger of the investigative and interior enforcement elements of the U.S. Customs Service and the Immigration and Naturalization Service, ICE now has more than 20,000 employees in more than 400 offices in the United States and 46 foreign countries around the world. ICE is a key component of the DHS layered defense approach to protecting our nation. For additional information about ICE and career opportunities go to www.ice.gov.

Who May Apply:

  • United States Citizens
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Organizational Location: This attorney position is located in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Office of the Principal Legal Advisor (OPLA), Government Information Law Division (GILD), Washington, DC.

This is non-bargaining unit position.


TRAVEL REQUIRED:
  • Occasional Travel
  • You may be expected to travel for this position.

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS:
  • You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this position
  • You must successfully pass a background investigation and drug screen
  • Males born after 12/31/59 must certify registration with Selective Service
  • Complete Application Package (see How to Apply Tab)
  • Relevant Experience (see Qualifications and Evaluation Tab)
  • Qualifications:

    Applicants must be a graduate of a school of law accredited by the American Bar Association and an active member in good standing of the bar of a state, territory of the United States, the District of Columbia, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. Applicants with fewer than five (5) years of experience practicing law must submit a copy of their law school transcript and grade point average or class ranking as part of their application package.

    Qualifications by Closing Date: Unless otherwise noted, you must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements by 11:59 P.M. Eastern Standard Time on the closing date of the announcement, . Please note that qualification claims will be subject to verification.

    Education:
    Applicants must possess a Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an American Bar Association (ABA)-accredited law school. If you have less than five (5) years practicing law, you must submit a copy of your transcripts to prove that you possess a Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an American Bar Association (ABA)-accredited law school.

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