Legal Secretary, CG-0318-07
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
Low Risk Position - National Agency Check Investigation (NACI) required.
Registration with the Selective Service.
U.S. Citizenship is required.
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.
Applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the CG-6 level or higher in the Federal service.
Specialized experience is experience serving as the primary office support including maintaining legal files, typing and editing documents pertaining to legal matters, maintaining tracking systems, scheduling meetings and conferences, and making travel arrangements.
Applicants eligible for ICTAP (Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program) must achieve a score of 80 or higher in the online assessment to be determined “well qualified” for this position. For more information, click here.
There is no substitution of education for experience for this position.
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If selected, you may be required to serve a probationary period.Read more
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Your resume and the online assessment questionnaire will be reviewed to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements outlined in this announcement. Therefore, it is imperative that your resume contain sufficiently detailed information upon which to make the qualification. Please ensure that your resume contains specific information such as position titles, beginning and ending dates of employment for each position, average number of hours worked per week, and if the position is/was in the Federal government, you should provide the position series and grade level.
Your resume will also be evaluated to measure your responses to the assessment questions. If you rated yourself higher on the questionnaire than what is supported by your resume, your overall qualifications assessment may be adversely affected.
If you are found qualified, you will be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified. These category assignments are a measure of the degree in which your background and responses to the assessment questions match the competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) listed below. Within these categories, candidates eligible for veterans’ preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans.
Knowledge of legal terminology and procedures.
Ability to use a law library for research and to use automated legal research services such as Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis and the Division’s automated private files.
Knowledge of office routines, administrative policies and procedures, and administrative requirements of a law office.
Skill in operating a personal computer and word processing and other software applications.
Knowledge of grammar, spelling, punctuation, and format.
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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