Attorney (Examiner)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Aug 14, 2018
Closes
Aug 14, 2018
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - You may be required to travel 1 to 5 days per month.


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • If you are selected, a pre-employment background check is required.
  • You must submit a resume and required documents (see How to Apply section).
  • You may be required to travel 1 to 5 days per month.
  • If you are selected, you will be required to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure form within 30 days of your first day of employment and annually thereafter.
  • This position is designated as Moderate Risk and requires a background investigation.  Unless an appropriate background investigation is already on record with the Office of Personnel Management, you must undergo a background investigation.
  • You must meet time in grade requirements no later than 30 calendar days after the closing date of this announcement.
  • You need a degree or combination of education and experience as described below to qualify for this position.

    You must have a LL.B or J.D. degree from a school of law accredited by the American Bar Association.

    In addition to the educational requirements, we are looking for at least one year of specialized experience related to this position as described below:


    To qualify for the GS-14 level, you need to have at least one year of full time experience equivalent to the GS-13 level defined as having experience in, or some combination of litigation (civil, criminal, or commercial), judicial clerkship, providing legal advice to agencies or clients in private practice, government contracts (Federal Acquisition Regulation) or grants, administrative law, or suspension and debarment; drafting or reviewing legal memoranda, legal opinions, or other legal documents; interacting with clients, other attorneys, investigators, prosecutors, agency representatives, or other stakeholders in performing their legal functions. , AND  a LL.B OR J.D. with superior law student work.

    Qualified applicants must be graduates of an accredited law school, be current member of a state bar, have demonstrable environmental experience as described above.  Salary will be in the GS-14 level, and commensurate with experience.

    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.

    Are you a Displaced Federal Employee?  If so, please read the Required Documents section and visit the EPA website for additional information: EPA Announcement Policies and Procedures

    EPA participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is an Internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA) that enables participating employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees. For additional information:  EPA Announcement Policies and Procedures.

    If you have part-time work experience, read this:  EPA Announcement Policies and Procedures.  

    Position has portable work and selectee may be authorized to telework after meeting eligibility requirements if approved by the supervisor/manager.

    If you are selected, travel, transportation, and relocation expenses will not be paid by EPA.  Any travel, transportation, and relocation expenses associated with reporting to work in this position will be your responsibility.

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

    This position is being filled through the Office of Personnel Management’s government-wide direct-hire authority.  Under the provisions of the direct-hire authority, category rating, veterans’ preference, and traditional rating and ranking of applicants do not apply.  We will review your resume and required documents to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements.  All applicants who meet these requirements will be forwarded to the selecting official for further consideration.  If you are referred for consideration, you may be subject to additional assessments.


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    Drug test required No


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