Attorney Advisor

Washington D.C.
May 21, 2018
May 21, 2018
Full Time

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

Relocation expenses reimbursed No

  • You must be a U.S. citizen.
  • You must register with Selective Service, if applicable.
  • You must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance.
  • You must successfully pass an initial drug test and, if hired, you will be subject to random drug tests.
  • You must successfully complete a background investigation.
  • To meet the minimum qualifications for this position you must be a graduate from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association, be a member in good standing of the bar (any U.S. jurisdiction), and have at least 3 years of post-J.D. experience.

    In addition to the above requirements, applicants must also have 1 year of specialized experience at the GS-14 grade level or its equivalent. Examples of specialized experience include working as a lead attorney on complex investigations, drafting and filing complex motions, briefs, or other legal memoranda, and drafting reports of investigation containing in-depth analysis of issues presented.

    Your resume must support your responses to the online questionnaire. Failure to provide support may result in an ineligible rating. Your latest resume submitted for this vacancy announcement will be used to determine qualifications and supersedes previous submissions.

    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

    This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

    Veterans' Preference: If you are entitled to or claim veterans' preference (VP), you should indicate the type of veterans' preference (5 or 10 points) you are claiming on your résumé. In order to determine your eligibility, you can find additional information at:

    NOTE: To verify your veterans' preference entitlement, please submit a copy of the Member Copy 4 of your DD-214 (Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty); official statement of service from your command if you are currently on active duty; or other official documentation (e.g., documentation of receipt of a campaign badge or expeditionary medal) that shows your military service was performed under honorable conditions. (1) If you are claiming 10-point preference, you must submit Member Copy 4 of your DD-214 in addition to the supporting documentation required and identified on the reverse side of the SF-15, Application for 10 Point Veteran Preference. (2) If you are claiming 10-point DERIVED PREFERENCE as a relative, you must submit Member Copy 4 of the veteran's DD-214 and an SF-15, Application for 10-point Veteran Preference, in addition to the supporting documentation required and identified on the reverse side of the SF-15. If you fail to do so, you will receive consideration as a non-veteran.

    DOJ EEO Statement/Policy:

    Reasonable Accommodation Statement: Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

    Schedule A: DOJ welcomes and encourages applications from persons with disabilities and is firmly committed to satisfying its affirmative obligations under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 to ensure that persons with disabilities have every opportunity to be hired and advanced on the basis of merit within the Department. DOJ also encourages eligible Schedule A applicants to submit their resumes to, and reference "Federal Career Opportunities" in the subject line. Additional information is found at:

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

    Your resume, supporting documentation, and narrative responses will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed in this announcement.

    Please provide narrative responses describing your experience with the defined competencies listed below.

    1. Competency writing clear, accurate, and thorough reports, motions, or memoranda containing in-depth analysis of complex issues.
    2. Competency planning, directing, and leading complex investigations.
    3. Competency conducting and directing complex legal research, accurately analyzing applicability of standards to facts, and presenting the results in a clear, accurate, and thorough manner.
    4. Competency understanding, interpreting, and applying substantive law and the ability to assimilate technical subject matters, define issues, and analyze and evaluate evidence.
    5. Competency expressing oneself orally in a manner that is clear, concise, and understandable, eliciting facts during interviews of subjects and witnesses, and representing the OIG to other agencies in a professional manner.
    Please Note: This vacancy may be used to fill other similar and/or comparable positions throughout the agency within the stated duty station.

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