Assistant General Counsel, EM-0905

Washington D.C.
Jun 04, 2018
Jun 04, 2018
Full Time

Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required.

Relocation expenses reimbursed Yes Relocation benefits provided.


Completion of Confidential Financial Disclosure may be required.

Bar membership required.  

Employee may be relocated to any duty location to meet management needs.

High Risk Position – Background Investigation (BI) required.

Registration with the Selective Service.

U.S. Citizenship is required.

Employment Conditions.

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.Insert minimum experience qualification requirements for the grade(s) and occupational series of the position(s) being filled.)

In order to qualify  for this position, applicants must have at least one year of specialized legal experience at the CG/GS-15 level or above in the Federal service or equivalent.  Specialized experience is possession of significant public and/or private legal experience addressing three or more of the following: overseeing/drafting of legal opinions; overseeing/drafting, awarding and administering of contracts; overseeing/leading a risk management program; advising on cybersecurity or information security matters; and, maintenance and efficacy of information technology/case management systems.

There is no substitution of education for the experience for this position.

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If selected, you may be required to serve a trial period.

If selected, you may be required to serve a supervisory/managerial probationary period.

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

Your resume will be reviewed, including the online assessment questionnaire, to assess your ability to perform this job.   

The competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) you will be assessed on are listed below. Qualified applicants will be further evaluated by a Subject Matter Expert and placed into one of three categories. Top ranked candidates will be referred to the selecting official for further review and consideration. 

Candidates who are eligible for veterans' preference will receive consideration. 

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nowledge of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act and implementing regulations, and the ability to apply this knowledge in opinions and legal policy decisions involving highly complex issues.

2. Knowledge of general corporate law, administrative law, including the Administrative Procedures Act, the Freedom of Information Act, the Privacy Act, and related regulations, and Executive Orders, Office of Management and Budget memoranda, and other governmental issuances that may affect the FDIC.

3.  Knowledge of contracting methods; lease and /or facilities acquisitions, contractor ethics issues, and procurement of goods and services.

4. Knowledge of risk management principles and ability to adapt risk management program to emerging risks and evolving priorities of the agency.

5. Knowledge of computers and information systems and their use in litigation and administrative adjudicative procedures.

6. Management and supervisory experience with respect to activities that involve work of a highly technical nature having a major impact on the Corporation functions.

You do not need to respond separately to these KSAs.  Your answers to the online questionnaire and resume will serve as responses to the KSAs.

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