Attorney Adviser (Labor and Employment)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Jan 16, 2019
Closes
Jan 24, 2019
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Not required


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


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The incumbent analyzes and recommends disposition of cases pending before the OCWR Board on appeal from initial decisions of OCWR Hearing Officers. The incumbent also serves as an integral part of the OCWR education and training team, which develops, prepares and delivers education and training materials on the CAA for the legislative branch community. Given OCWR 's relatively small staff and the breadth of issues that arise under the CAA, candidates must also be capable of working in a number of different areas of the law and maintain a broad portfolio of legal issues. The incumbent is expected to develop over time the skills necessary to provide legal analysis and consultation to staff and external stakeholders at increasingly sophisticated levels.

Must have at least: (a) 2 years of experience practicing labor, employment, or civil service law; or (b) 1 year experience as a judicial or administrative law clerk and 1 year experience practicing labor, employment, or civil service law.

In addition, applicants must have had progressively responsible experience and training sufficient in scope and quality to furnish them with the following knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the position without more than normal supervision.
  • Ability to analyze legal issues.
  • Ability to convey legal analysis and information orally through briefings, consultations and other presentations.
  • Ability to convey legal analysis and information in writing.
  • Ability to work effectively in a high pressure environment.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others.
  • Ability to exercise objectivity in all phases of analysis and consultation.
  • Ability to exercise judgment and discretion.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Experience working in the legislative branch is desired but not required.

Must possess a professional law degree (LL.B. or J.D.) and be duly licensed and authorized to practice as an attorney under the laws of any State, territory of the United States or the District of Columbia, and be an active member of the bar in good standing.

Must have at least: (a) 2 years of experience practicing labor, employment, or civil service law; or (b) 1 year experience as a judicial or administrative law clerk and 1 year experience practicing labor, employment, or civil service law.

The successful candidate may participate in the Federal Employees Health Benefits program, with costs shared with your employer. Life Insurance coverage is also provided. New federal government employees are automatically covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). If you are transferring from another agency and covered by CSRS, you may continue in this program. You will earn annual vacation leave and sick leave. You will be paid for federal holidays that fall within your regularly scheduled tour of duty. Tele-work/telecommuting and alternative work schedule options may be made available. If you use public transportation, part of your transportation cost may be subsidized. You can use Health Care Flexible Spending Accounts for expenses that are tax-deductible, but not reimbursed by any other source, including out-of-pocket expenses and non-covered benefits under their FEHB plans.

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

Upon review of the resumes, the Office will determine which candidates will be asked to interview. Candidates will be notified and scheduled for interviews, if selected.

Read more Security clearance Secret

Drug test required No


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