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Washington D.C.
Mar 16, 2018
Mar 24, 2018
Full Time

Not required

Relocation expenses reimbursed No

  • Must be a US Citizen or National
  • Selective Service registration if a male born after December 31, 1959
  • At least 18 years old
  • Be able to obtain and maintain a TOP Secret security clearance
  • Subject to pre-employment and random drug test
  • Direct Deposit is required
  • Relocation expenses will not be paid
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period
  • MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: All applicants must meet the qualification requirements outlined below to be considered minimally qualified for this position. The qualification requirements are in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standards. ALL QUALIFICATIONS MUST BE MET BY 03/23/2018, the closing date OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT.

    Applicants must be a graduate from a full course study in a School of Law accredited by the American Bar Association and be a member in good standing of the bar of a state, territory of the United States, the District of Columbia, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.

    In addition to meeting the basic qualification requirements described above, applicants must also have the following additional years of professional legal experience for the grade level indicated:

    --GS-12 = 1 year (12 months) of legal experience after graduation from law school.
    --GS-13 = 2 years (24 months) of legal experience after graduation from law school.
    --GS-14 = 3 years (36 months) of legal experience after graduation from law school.
    --GS-15 = 4or more years (48 months or greater) of legal experience after graduation from law school.

    Specialized experience is experience directly related to the work of the position to be filled, which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position.

    Applicant must possess a J.D. Degree and be a graduate from a full course of study in a School of Law accredited by the American Bar Association.

    All academic degrees and coursework must be completed at a college or university that has obtained accreditation or pre-accreditation status from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools that meet this criteria, see


    Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the above education requirements if you can show that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is your responsibility to timely provide such evidence by submitting proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency with your application materials. More information may be found at

    All documentation must be in English or include an English translation.

    If selected for this position you must submit your official transcripts prior to entry onto duty.

    Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see

    This position is in the Excepted Service (Schedule A). Individuals applying for this announcement are required to complete and submit an online application and all supporting documentation through the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) application system, USAJOBS.

    Veterans: There is no formal rating system for applying veterans' preference to attorney appointments in the excepted service; however, the Executive Office of the President considers veterans' preference eligibility as a positive factor in attorney hiring. Applicants eligible for veterans' preference must include the information in their cover letter or resume and attach supporting documents (e.g., DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty and other supporting documents to their submissions. Although the "point" system is not used, per se, applicants eligible to claim 10-point preference must submit Standard Form SF-15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference, and submit the supporting documents required for the specific type of preference claimed (visit OPM website) for a copy of SF 15, which lists the types of 10-point preference and required supporting document(s).

    OMB Diversity and Inclusion Statement: OMB is committed to creating a multicultural and supportive work environment and strongly encourages applications from candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the organization.

    OMB Financial Disclosure - This position is subject to the confidential financial disclosure requirements of the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 (P.L. 95-521). Therefore, if selected, you will be required to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 450) to determine if a conflict or an appearance of a conflict exists between your financial interest and your prospective position with OMB. Providing this information will be an annual requirement.

    Please see "Qualifications Required" for requirements of the position.

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

    These vacancies are being filled through the Office of Personnel Management's Excepted Service Appointment. All applicants who meet the basic and minimum qualification requirements will be forwarded to the Selecting Official for consideration.

    Evaluation is made on the basis of appropriate education, licensure, training, and specialized experience.

    Once the application process is complete, a review of your resume and/or supporting documentation will be made and compared to the qualification requirements to determine if you are qualified for this job. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.

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