Deputy General Counsel - EXC

Washington D.C.
Nov 27, 2018
Nov 27, 2018
Full Time

Occasional travel - Less than 10%

Relocation expenses reimbursed No

  • You must be a U.S. citizen
  • You may undergo a personnel security background investigation
  • Selective Service registration required for male applicants, unless exempt
  • 1 year probationary period required unless met during prior Federal service
  • Applicants selected for employment will be required to complete an OF-306
  • You must possess the following by the closing date of the announcement.

    In addition to the education requirement, you must also have the following in order to qualify for the position:

    One year of experience at the GS-15 grade level in the Federal service or equivalent to the GS-15 in the private sector interpreting administrative law and laws related to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended; and experience leading attorneys and staff to include administering performance of more junior staff.

    This position requires a writing sample:  Each applicant must submit an original sample of their unedited written work that does not exceed ten pages in length (double or single spaced).  The writing sample should demonstrate legal analysis.  Failure to provide a writing sample will disqualify you from further consideration.

    All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.

    PLEASE NOTE: If you are currently serving or have previously served in the series in the Federal government for which this position is being advertised, you do not need to submit a transcript(s) if you submit an SF-50 that provides proof of you having been in the series.

    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).

    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.


    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 TTY/TDD users should call the federal relay service at (800) 877-8339 and ask to be connected to (202) 326-4000 ext 3637.

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

    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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    Drug test required No

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