Assistant General Counsel

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Nov 15, 2018
Closes
Nov 23, 2018
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Not required


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • Excepted Service
  • Tier Two Background Investigation

    Candidates for this position must have graduated from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association and be a member in good standing of the bar in a state, a U.S. territory, the District of Columbia, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. Candidates must have at least seven years as an attorney with a minimum of five years experience advising clients on employment law and some experience representing clients in litigation. (Experience with the Congressional Accountability Act, or the Congressional budget process is a plus.) Candidates should be able to:
    Consider multiple aspects of complex issues and develop innovative alternatives that are consistent with the agencys objectives;
    Research and analyze legal issues that are sometimes novel, often on short deadlines;
    Present legally sound conclusions orally and in writing, in a clear, precise, and persuasive manner, with wording and tone appropriate for the intended audience;
    Produce written work in a number of formats, including legal memorandums, memorandums of understanding, contracts, correspondence, policies, and draft legislation; and
    Provide a full range of legal advice and support related to a variety of statutes and federal programs.

    Applicants will be evaluated comprehensively on the basis of their experience, education, awards, and training. Candidates whose practice has included diverse interactions with clients and experience with many areas of law will be rated higher than candidates with more narrow, specialized backgrounds.

    Candidates for this position must have graduated from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association and be a member in good standing of the bar in a state, a U.S. territory, the District of Columbia, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. Candidates must have at least seven years as an attorney with a minimum of five years experience advising clients on employment law and some experience representing clients in litigation. (Experience with the Congressional Accountability Act, or the Congressional budget process is a plus.) Candidates should be able to: Consider multiple aspects of complex issues and develop innovative alternatives that are consistent with the agencys objectives; Research and analyze legal issues that are sometimes novel, often on short deadlines; Present legally sound conclusions orally and in writing, in a clear, precise, and persuasive manner, with wording and tone appropriate for the intended audience; Produce written work in a number of formats, including legal memorandums, memorandums of understanding, contracts, correspondence, policies, and draft legislation; and Provide a full range of legal advice and support related to a variety of statutes and federal programs. Applicants will be evaluated comprehensively on the basis of their experience, education, awards, and training. Candidates whose practice has included diverse interactions with clients and experience with many areas of law will be rated higher than candidates with more narrow, specialized backgrounds.

    Candidates for this position must have graduated from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association and be a member in good standing of the bar in a state, a U.S. territory, the District of Columbia, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.

    This job is being filled by an alternative hiring process and is not in the competitive civil service.

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

    Your application includes your résumé, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your résumé includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your resume may result in a not qualified determination. Those who aren't qualified will be informed and not considered further. Others will be referred to the hiring division for further consideration.

    NOTE: To ensure consideration you must submit a complete application by November 20, 2018, at www.cbo.gov/careers (not USAJobs). Although we may continue to accept applications beyond that date, we are only ensuring that those who submitted by the deadline above will be considered. Should the hiring division wish to review candidates who applied after that date, we will then process those applications to determine if they are qualified and should be forwarded for management review.

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    Drug test required No


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