Attorney Advisor (Records Management)

Alexandria, Virginia
Oct 18, 2017
Oct 26, 2017
Full Time

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This position is located in the National Credit Union Administration, Division of Information and Access Law. The position serves as the National Credit Union Admin Attorney Advisor (Records Management) providing a full range of professional legal tasks and has responsibilities to meet the demands of the office in matters requiring legal counsel and analysis in support of NCUA's records management program and other matters pertaining to information management. NCUA's records management program addresses its legal and operational responsibilities for the proper retention, maintenance, and disposition of records documenting agency activities.

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Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Relocation expenses reimbursed No

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Suitable adjudication of background/Security Investigation is required.
  • A probationary period may be required.
  • This position is telework eligible.
  • Applicants must be a current member of a bar with a valid license to practice law in a state, territory of the United States, District of Columbia, or Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.

    Applicants must meet the following requirements:

    You must have one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level in federal service. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled.

    To qualify at the CU-14 level, you must have two full years of post law school legal experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the work at the CU-14 level. At least 18 months of the legal experience must have been equivalent to the CU/GS-13 level in federal service (obtained in either the public or private sectors). This experience must include providing records management legal advisory services to a wide range of audiences.

    You must meet the qualifications for this position by the closing date of this announcement.

    You must have a professional law degree (LL.B. or J.D) of an accredited law school.

    SALARY: Pay will be set using NCUA's Compensation policy. The salary range shown is NCUA's Local Pay Rate (LPR) which includes a locality rate of percent for the Alexandria, Virginia geographical area.

    SELECTIVE SERVICE: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. You may register or check status of your registration by visiting the Selective Service website at:

    This position is not in the bargaining unit.

    Veterans Information There is no formal rating system for applying veteran's preference to attorney appointments in the excepted service; however, the National Credit Union Administration considers veterans' preference eligibility a positive factor for attorney hiring. Applicants eligible for veterans' preference must include that information in their cover letter or resume and attach supporting documentation (e.g., DD Form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty) to their submissions.

    Excepted Service Position: This job is being filled by an alternative hiring process and is not in the competitive civil service.

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

    Once the application process is complete, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made to determine if the required specialized experience has been met . If met, the application package will be submitted to the selecting official for consideration. An interview may be conducted with some, none, or all candidates. Prior to final selection, all required documents to support Bar and education will be verified.

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