Attorney-Advisor (Civil Rights)

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Dec 18, 2018
Closes
Dec 26, 2018
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Not required


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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As a condition of employment, all male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must have registered for the selective service. If selected for this position, the applicant must sign a statement certifying his registration, or the applicant must demonstrate exempt status under the Selective Service Law.

DIRECT DEPOSIT: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.

Applicants must be U.S. citizens or nationals.

MINIMUM FEDERAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Grade 13:
BASIC REQUIREMENTS
Applicant must possess a J.D. or LL.B. degree from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association and be an active member in good standing of a State, territory of the United States, District of Columbia, or Commonwealth of Puerto Rico bar. In addition, applicant must have one year of general post-J.D. experience.
ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
In addition to meeting the basic entry qualification requirements, applicants must have had one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least GS-12 in the Federal service.
Specialized experience is professional legal experience which includes planning and conducting investigations of civil rights denials; conducting studies and preparing reports in areas within the jurisdiction of the Commission; drafting or reviewing Agency Commission publications for legal sufficiency; and providing in-house legal counsel.
Grade 14:
BASIC REQUIREMENTS
Applicant must possess a J.D. or LL.B. degree from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association and be an active member in good standing of a State, territory of the United States, District of Columbia, or Commonwealth of Puerto Rico bar. In addition, applicant must have one year of general post-J.D. experience.
ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
In addition to meeting the basic entry qualification requirements, applicants must have had one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least GS-13 in the Federal service.
Specialized experience is professional legal experience which is in or related to the line of work of the position to be filled and which has equipped the applicant with the specific knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position.
Specialized experience is professional legal experience which includes planning and conducting investigations of civil rights denials; conducting studies and preparing reports in areas within the jurisdiction of the Commission; drafting or reviewing Agency Commission publications for legal sufficiency; and providing in-house legal counsel.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
Experienced in law directly related to civil rights and the knowledge and ability to analyze complex constitutional and statutory civil rights issues.
Three (3) years of qualifying legal experience which has been progressively legal experience of a professional nature that has been gained after the admission to the bar.
I am an active member in good standing of a State, territory of the United States, District of Columbia, or Commonwealth of Puerto Rico bar.
Experienced in legal administrative matters such as the Freedom of Information Act, the Privacy Act, the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Sunshine Act, personnel and labor issues and ethics.
TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS:
Ability to effectively communicate in written form both internally (to senior staff, leadership and colleagues) and externally (to stakeholders, funders and federal partners) regarding civil rights programs and policies.
Knowledge of Civil Rights and Equal Opportunity Laws, Programs, and Principles.
Ability to Perform Legal Research.

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This position is located in the Office of the General Counsel which is charged with the following responsibilities: Planning and conducting investigations of civil rights denials; conducting studies and preparing reports in areas within the jurisdiction of the Commission; drafting or reviewing Commission publications for legal sufficiency; and providing in-house legal counsel to the Commission.

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

You will be rated based on your qualifications for this position as evidenced by the education, experience and training you report relative to this position which shows that you possess the knowledges, skills and abilities required. Paid or unpaid experience will be considered.

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