SUPERVISORY ATTORNEY ADVISER

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Feb 26, 2018
Closes
Feb 26, 2018
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Not required


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • You must possess a J.D. or LL.B Degree
  • You must be an active member of the bar in good standing
  • This position is open to Investment Management employees
  • This position is open to SEC Employees in the Division of Investment Management.
  • Application procedures are specific to this vacancy announcement. Please read all the instructions carefully. Failure to follow the instructions may result in you not being considered for this position.
  • Supplementary vacancies may be filled in addition to the number stated in this announcement.
  • This position has promotion potential to the SK-15.
  • TRIAL PERIOD: This appointment may require completion of a two-year supervisory trial period.
  • SECURITY CLEARANCE: Entrance on duty is contingent upon completion of a pre-employment security investigation. Favorable results on a Background Investigation may be a condition of employment or selection to another position.
  • DRUG TESTING: This position may be subjected to drug testing requirements.
  • PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION (PCS): Moving/Relocation expenses are not authorized.
  • DIRECT DEPOSIT: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.
  • This position is not in the collective bargaining unit.
  • All qualification requirements, including time-in-grade, must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

    Qualifying experience may be obtained in the private or public sector. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Additional qualifications information can be found here. Qualifying education must have been obtained from an accredited college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    BASIC REQUIREMENT: All applicants must possess the following
    • J.D. or LL.B. degree --AND--
    • Active membership of the bar in good standing in any state, territory of the United States, the District of Columbia, or the commonwealth of Puerto Rico. (Note: proof of bar membership will be required before entry on duty.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENT: In addition to meeting the basic requirement, applicants must also meet the minimum qualification requirement.

    • SK-15: Applicant must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS/SK-13 level. Specialized experience includes:(1) auditing, examining, or investigating principles, techniques, and practices that involve the review and evaluation of procedures records and practices of investment advisers, investment companies, private funds and/or other registered entities; (2) preparing reports of findings and/or leading teams of staff with varying backgrounds and experience; and (3) providing legal/financial advice, responding to complex and difficult questions, researching and providing interpretation of statutes, and implementing regulations; developing and preparing guidance on a variety of complex issues, interpretation and application of statutes; interpreting and applying the provisions and providing sound advice regarding the Investment Company Act and Investment Advisers Act, as well as the Securities Act and Exchange Act.

    FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html

    Reasonable Accommodation: If you are an applicant who needs a reasonable accommodation for disability to participate in the application process at the SEC, submit the form for Reasonable Accommodation for Participation in Job Application Process here. Please be sure to submit your request at least 5 business days in advance of the date you need the requested accommodation.

    TTY/ASCII: Video Relay Service users are welcome to contact the appropriate SEC office or employee via the contact information listed above. If you do not otherwise have access to a Video Phone or Video Relay service, you may send us an email or use the Federal Video Relay Service via the internet. For more information about using the Federal Relay Service and to create a new account, please see: http://fedvrs.us/

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

    If you meet the minimum qualifications stated in the vacancy announcement, we will compare your resume and supporting documentation to your responses on the occupational questionnaire. Your resume must support your responses to the occupational questionnaire. After review of your application materials, if you are determined to be minimally qualified, you will be referred to the selecting official.

    Applicants will be evaluated on the following competencies :

    • Management Experience
    • Federal Securities Laws
    • Technical Competence
    • Legal/Financial Guidance

    The Occupational Questionnaire will take you approximately 10 minutes to complete. To preview the Occupational Questionnaire, click the following link https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10124206.

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