Attorney Advisor (Legislation), GS-0905-13/14

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Jun 08, 2017
Closes
Jun 23, 2017
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency

Apply for this exciting position to support the CG missions of safeguarding our Nation's maritime interests in the heartland, in the ports, at sea, and around the globe.

For over two centuries the The U.S. Coast Guard has protected the maritime economy and the environment, we defend our maritime borders, and we save those in peril. This history has forged our character and purpose as America's Maritime Guardian - Always Ready for all hazards and all threats.
This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Coast Guard, Office of the Judge Advocate General and Chief Counsel (CG-094) in Washington, DC.


TRAVEL REQUIRED:
  • Occasional Travel
  • Some travel may be required.

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
  • Yes
  • Relocation expenses will be authorized.

KEY REQUIREMENTS:
  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • All Candidates must possess a J.D. or LL.B degree from an accredited law school;

    AND

    Must be a member in good standing of the appropriate licensing authority of any state, territory of the United States, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico or District of Columbia bar.

    AND

    To qualify for the GS-13 level position, must: have successfully completed at least one full year of professional legal experience as a practicing attorney equivalent to the GS-12 level in the Federal service, as reflected in the nature and complexity of case work and legal issues for which responsible, the level of responsibility exercised, and the degree to which such experience equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities required to successfully perform the duties of this position.

    To qualify for the GS-14 level position, must: have successfully completed at least one full year of professional legal experience as a practicing attorney equivalent to the GS-13 level in the Federal service as reflected in the nature and complexity of casework and legal issues for which responsible, the level of responsibility exercised, and the degree to which such experience equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities required to successfully perform the duties of this position.

    Note: Only education and experience acquired before the filing deadline will be considered.

    This position has a positive education requirement.

    All Candidates must possess a J.D. or LL.B degree from an accredited law school; AND, must be a member in good standing of the appropriate licensing authority of any state, territory of the United States, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico or District of Columbia bar.

    If you are including education on your resume, report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying. For further information on the evaluation of foreign education, refer to the U.S. Department of Education's web site at click here

    All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.

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