Legal Advisor

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
May 19, 2017
Closes
May 18, 2018
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court employs six Legal Advisors to assist the Judges of the Court in considering applications presented by the U.S. government for authority to conduct electronic surveillance, physical search or other forms of intelligence gathering pursuant to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. The Legal Advisors also advise Judges on legal issues presented in applications or that are otherwise before the Court.


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

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS:
  • Significant legal experience
  • Licensed attorney
  • Bar membership
  • Security clearance (preferably Top Secret/SCI)
  • The Court invites applications from attorneys with at least eight years of legal work experience, including at least one year equivalent to work at the JSP-15 (equivalent to the GS-15) level. The Court is particularly interested in individuals who have an expertise in national security law, constitutional law, privacy, or communications technology and the law. Litigation or judicial clerkship experience is desirable. To be considered, an applicant must be a licensed attorney, a member in good standing of the bar of at least one jurisdiction, and possess a current security clearance, preferably Top Secret/SCI.

    United States citizenship is required.

    Employees are required to use Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT) for payroll deposit.

    Top Secret/SCI