ATTORNEY Ethics & Compliance

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Jun 06, 2017
Closes
Jun 21, 2017
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

Come join the U.S. Postal Service!

The United States Postal Service (USPS) has the following challenging and exciting employment opportunity for a highly motivated and experienced attorney. The successful applicant will provide ethics advice and counseling to postal officials at all levels of the organization, provide ethics-based training to new and current employees, assist in coordinating the financial disclosure reporting programs, and serve as an ethics liaison to USPS area law offices. Occasional travel may be required.
It is preferable for the successful applicant to have some experience working with the Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Executive Branch and other federal laws governing the ethical conduct of executive branch employees. Some experience with the Hatch Act and other conduct-related federal laws is also desirable.

Come work in an energetic, lively, and collegial atmosphere on a wide range of complex, fast-paced, challenging matters.


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

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Ability to prepare pretrial briefs, motions, pleadings, responses and other documents to present the issues independently with little or no direct supervision.
  2. Ability to provide legal advice and services with respect to regulations, practices, or other legal matters, and formulate opinions involving the analysis and interpretation of federal, state and local laws.
  3. Ability to litigate cases before administrative bodies and federal courts.
  4. Ability to communicate orally and in writing to include the ability to negotiate with third parties on behalf of clients and prepare legal documents and presentations.
  5. Ability to conduct legal research to gather and interpret information and ensure accuracy of details using resources such as internal and external documents, archives, electronic databases, and interviews.
  6. EDUCATION REQUIREMENT: To be eligible for the Attorney position, you must possess a Juris Doctorate from an American Bar Association accredited law school.
  7. SPECIAL CONDITION: Qualified applicants must be a current member in good standing of a state, territory of the United States, District of Columbia or Commonwealth of Puerto Rico Bar Association.
  8. EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT: At least 3 years of experience in legal practice, of which one year of the experience requirement may be met through the completion of a judicial clerkship if completed by the time of hire. The clerkship must be documented in the applicant's resume.
Qualified applicant must successfully pass a drug screening.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENT: To be eligible for the Attorney position, you must possess a Juris Doctorate from an American Bar Association accredited law school.

Qualified applicant must successfully pass a drug screening.

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