Attorney Adviser - EXC
Occasional travel - Less than 10%
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
For the GS-13: You may start at $96,970.00 if you possess the following by the closing date of the announcement:
Specialized experience: One year of experience at the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service or equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the private sector dealing with legal and policy matters relevant to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) and the Administrative Procedure Act. Examples may include experience working in General Law, Administrative and Regulatory Law or Employment Law analyzing and interpreting relevant provisions and identifying relevant legal and policy issues related to ERISA.
For the GS-14: You may You may start at $114,590.00 if you possess the following by the closing date of the announcement:
Specialized experience: One year of experience at the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service or equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the private sector identifying, developing, analyzing and interpreting regulatory policy relevant to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) and the Administrative Procedure Act. Examples may include experience working in General Law, Administrative and Regulatory Law or Employment Law analyzing and interpreting relevant provisions and identifying relevant legal and policy issues related to ERISA.
In order to qualify for this position, you must possess a J.D. degree from a school of law accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA).
Applicants who obtained their qualifying education outside of the U.S. and its territories must provide proof that their degrees have been validated as equivalent to a degree conferred by a college or university in the U.S. Unofficial transcripts may be submitted with your application; however, you must bring official transcripts with you on your first day if you are hired.
In addition to the education requirement, you must currently be a member in good standing of the bar of a State, a Territory of the United States, or the District of Columbia.
Please see the Required Documents section for more information on what you must submit as verification of these requirements.
Please see the How to Apply section for instructions on submitting your documents.
*Those who fail to demonstrate possession of any of the above criteria AND who do not provide the required documentation, will receive no further consideration for this position.*
To be considered under a special hiring authority such as the Schedule A appointing authority for persons with disabilities; the direct-hire authority to appoint veterans with service-connected disabilities of 30 percent or more; Peace Corps or VISTA service; or another excepted service/special hire authority, you must submit documentation to support your claim for eligibility with your application package. For more details, visit Federal Hiring Flexibilities.
PBGC encourages qualified applicants with disabilities to apply. Applicants with disabilities who are interested in learning more about job opportunities under the Schedule A Hiring Authority and other available hiring flexibilities and authorities are encouraged to contact PBGC’s Selective Placement Program Coordinator, Donald Beasley, at (202) 326-4000 ext. 3637 or Beasley.email@example.com. TTY/TDD users should call the federal relay service at (800) 877-8339 and ask to be connected to (202) 326-4000 ext 3637.
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Your resume will be evaluated against the following, which must be clearly demonstrated:
1) Knowledge of Title IV and Title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974
2) Knowledge of the Administrative Procedure Act, the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Regulatory Flexibility Act and Executive Orders related to rulemaking
3) Ability to research and analyze legal and policy issues
4) Ability to communicate orally
5) Ability to communicate in writing
Your application will be reviewed to ensure that it is complete. All complete applications will be reviewed for minimum qualifications (i.e., the required education and experience). The applications of those applicants who have submitted complete packages and are found to be minimally qualified are then further reviewed to determine the best qualified.
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