Washington D.C.
Feb 15, 2019
Feb 15, 2019
Full Time

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

Relocation expenses reimbursed No

  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • Relocation expenses are not authorized.
  • Must pass a background investigation prior to appointment.
  • Must submit a complete resume and application package.
  • This is a bargaining unit position.
  • Males born after December 31, 1959, must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.
  • Bar Certification and active member of bar in good standing.
  • This position is in the excepted service.

    To qualify at the GS-13 level, one full year of specialized experience, at the GS-12 grade level or two years legal experience which has provided the applicant with the competencies required to successfully perform the duties of an Attorney-Adviser (Labor). Examples of specialized experience include: judicial clerkships; employment with an established labor relations office of a Federal agency or employment with a comparable organization that requires a strong background in labor and employment law. Applicants must demonstrate that they possess skill in developing timely, practical solutions to complex labor and employment problems through the application of legal knowledge and use of interpersonal skills and; demonstrated analytical, research, and problem-solving skills. (Please ensure your labor experience is highlighted in your resume.)

    To qualify at the GS-14 level, one full year of specialized experience at the GS-13 grade level or at least three years experience, which has provided the applicant with the particular competencies required to successfully perform the duties of a senior Attorney-Advisor (Labor), which include reviewing, analyzing, and recommending disposition of cases that may pose difficult and important issues and that may require individual expert and/or highly expeditious handling; drafting complex decisions for approval by superiors; and, on occasion, participating in special research and study projects which serve as a basis for important case decisions, and significant policy, regulation, or procedural changes. Applicants must demonstrate that they possess superior legal research and writing skills and outstanding communication skills. (Please ensure your labor experience is highlighted in your resume.)

    Using Education to Qualify: Education must be completed in 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). You MUST provide transcripts or other documentation to support your educational claims. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly. (Note: If you are selected for this position based on education, an official transcript will be required, prior to your first day.)

    Special Instructions for Foreign Education: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in accredited U.S. education programs; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university.

    For further information, visit:

    SUPPLEMENTARY VACANCIES: Supplementary vacancies may be filled in addition to the number stated in this announcement.

    EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION: The National Labor Relations Board is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for appointment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, political affiliations, handicap, age, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor. Applicants with disabilities who need reasonable accommodations for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Agency's Selective Placement Coordinator by email NLRB offers a wide array of reasonable accommodations and programs for individuals with disabilities. (Note: for additional information for job seekers with disabilities, please click on the following website,

    PLACEMENT POLICY: The posting of this announcement does not obligate management to fill a vacancy or vacancies by promotion. The position may be filled by reassignment, change to lower grade, transfer, appointment, or reinstatement. Management may use any one or any combination of these methods to fill the position.

    WORK SCHEDULE: NLRB supports the use of flexible work schedules as a way to help attract and retain talented individuals in public service, increase worker productivity, and better prepare the agency to operate during emergencies. This position may be authorized for telework.

    WRITING SAMPLE: Upon referral to the selecting official, a writing sample may be requested.

    Read more

    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 and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that your scores do not reflect that you meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this position, you will lose consideration for this position.

    You will be further evaluated on the following Competencies required for the position:

    • Decision Making
    • Legal, Government and Jurisprudence
    • Reasoning
    • Writing

    Read more Security clearance Other

    Drug test required No

    Similar jobs