Attorney Advisor (General)

Alexandria, Virginia
Jan 18, 2019
Jan 18, 2019
Full Time

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Relocation expenses reimbursed No

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Suitable adjudication of background/security investigation is required.
  • A Trial period may be required.
  • This position is telework eligible.
  • Financial Disclosure is required.
  • Applicants must meet the following requirements:

    To qualify at the CU-14 level: You must have two full years of post law school legal experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the work at the CU-14 level. At least 18 months of the legal experience must have been equivalent to the CU/GS-13 level in federal service (obtained in either the public or private sectors) performing the following work: researching and interpreting statutes and regulations, preparing related reports, and providing legal advice to high level officials.

    Bar Membership: Applicants must currently be an active member in good standing of the bar of a state, territory, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico or a federal court of general jurisdiction. Applicants are responsible for citing bar membership information (state(s) for bar, and dates) on their respective resumes. Failure to supply details will constitute an incomplete application.

    You must meet the qualifications for this position by the closing date of this announcement.

    Note: You must have a professional law degree (LL.B. or J.D) of an accredited law school.

    All education must be achieved by an accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications (particularly positions with a positive education requirement). Therefore, applicants must report only attendance and/or degrees received from schools by accredited institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants may verify accreditation at the following website: Accreditation. All education claimed by applicants will be verified by OPM accordingly.

    FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed outside the United States must be deemed equivalent to that gained in conventional/accredited U.S. education programs to be acceptable for Federal employment. For more information regarding Foreign Education, please click here.

    Transcripts must be provided at the time of application or you will not be considered for this position.

    SALARY: Pay will be set using NCUA's Compensation policy. The salary range shown is NCUA's Local Pay Rate (LPR) which includes a locality rate of 42.87 percent for the Alexandria, Virginia geographical area.

    If you are a current NCUA employee, your relocation expenses are authorized in accordance with NCUA relocation policies.
    SELECTIVE SERVICE: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. You may register or check status of your registration by visiting the Selective Service website at:

    This position is in the bargaining unit.


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

    Once the application process is complete, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made to determine if the required specialized experience has been met . If met, the application package will be submitted to the selecting official for consideration. An interview may be conducted with some, none, or all candidates. Prior to final selection, all required documents to support Bar and education will be verified.

    Veterans Information: There is no formal rating system for applying veteran's preference to attorney appointments in the excepted service; however, the National Credit Union Administration considers veterans' preference eligibility a positive factor for attorney hiring. Applicants eligible for veterans' preference must include that information in their cover letter or resume and attach supporting documentation (e.g., DD Form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty) to their submissions.

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

    Read more Security clearance Public Trust - Background Investigation

    Drug test required No

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