Attorney-Adviser (Public Utilities)

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Sep 22, 2017
Closes
Sep 30, 2017
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

The Office of Enforcement seeks experienced lawyers to enforce the Commission’s statutes, orders, and rules governing the nation’s wholesale natural gas and electric markets, including the Commission’s rule prohibiting fraud and market manipulation, to ensure fair and competitive markets. Our investigations of potential energy law violations are often complex, detailed, and challenging, with important consequences for our nation’s energy markets.

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is seeking a highly motivated and qualified candidate for a full-time permanent position within the Division of Investigations in the Office of Enforcement.

Position is included in the Bargaining Unit.

THIS POSITION IS ALSO ANNOUNCED UNDER FERC-DE-2014-0067 at a Grade GS-15 level. DO NOT APPLY TO THIS POSITION VIA USAJOBS. SEND YOUR RESUME, COVER LETTER AND A BRIEF WRITING SAMPLE TO THE CONTACT LISTED IN THE VACANCY.

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TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - Some travel may be required


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must be in good standing with a recognized state bar
  • A two year trial period is required
  • Generally, male applicants must be registered with the Selective Service
  • A background investigation is required
  • You must be a member in good standing of a state, territory of the United States, District of Columbia, or Commonwealth of Puerto Rico bar.

    You must be a US Citizen.

    All job offers are contingent upon successful completion and adjudication of a background investigation.

    DO NOT APPLY TO THIS POSITION VIA USAJOBS. SEND YOUR RESUME, COVER LETTER AND A BRIEF WRITING SAMPLE TO THE CONTACT LISTED IN THE VACANCY.

    The United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has not issued qualification standards for Attorney positions. Both the quality and the amount of experience determine the qualifications for Attorneys. All Attorney positions have a minimum requirement of completing a J.D. or LL.B. from an accredited college or university, and possessing an active bar membership and specialized experience for this position.

    You must possess experience in investigative work, litigation, or enforcement, or alternatively, in FERC practice, law and regulations.

    You must be a graduate from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association.

    It is your responsibility to provide adequate proof that you meet the above educational requirements. Inadequate or illegible information could result in non-qualification and loss of consideration.

    When promotion potential is shown, the agency is not making a commitment and is not obligated to provide future promotions to you if you are selected. Future promotions will be dependent on your ability to perform the duties at a higher level, the continuing need for an employee assigned to the higher level, and administrative approval. You must submit all required information by the closing date. The materials you send with your resume will not be returned. If you are selected at a grade lower than the highest shown in this listing, you will be placed under a career development plan and can be non-competitively promoted when you successfully complete the requirements for the higher grade. Before entering on duty, you may be required to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, OGE-450. You will need to provide the information annually. Relocation expenses will not be paid.

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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Your eligibility for consideration and qualifications for the position will be determined based upon a review of your resume. Your resume will be evaluated to determine your possession of any required career related experience, and how well your background and experience relates to the qualifications in the job announcement.
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