Attorney-Advisor

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Mar 25, 2019
Closes
Apr 02, 2019
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Not required


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • Bar Membership Required
  • Must submit a financial disclosure statement upon assuming the position.
  • Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered with Selective Service.
  • Serve a trial period of one year, if applicable.
  • US Citizenship.
  • Please note your resume must thoroughly support your responses to the vacancy questions. Your resume is an integral part of the process for determining if you meet the basic qualifications of the position and determining if you are to be among the best qualified.

    Applicants must meet eligibility and qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement. Current Federal employees must meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement.  

    Professional law experience is the experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position to be filled.

    Specialized Experience is an experience which is in or directly related to the line of work of the position to be filled and has equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position.  Applicants must have a minimum of one year of specialized experience in or equivalent to the next lower grade level in the Federal service.



    For this position, specialized experience includes the following:   

    Professional: Applicant must possess at least two years of professional law experience and at least one year of that experience must be specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal Service performing the following specialized experience.

    GS-13: SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING:  1) conducting legal research and preparing legal documents; 2) developing research strategies for complex legal issues; 3) writing documents such as briefs, issue papers, rulemaking items or portions thereof, and report summaries with analysis and recommendations; and 4) making oral presentations, communicating legal research results, and defending legal positions.

     Professional: Applicant must possess at least three years of professional law experience and at least one year of that experience must be specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal Service performing the following specialized experience.

    GS-14: SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING: 1) conducting in-depth legal research; preparing complex legal documents; 2) developing research strategies for complex legal issues; 3) writing documents including briefs, rulemaking items, research memorandum and report summaries with analysis and recommendations; and 4) making oral presentations, communicating research results, and defending legal positions. 

       

    PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

    You must meet the minimum basic educational requirements for Attorney positions. Education requirements include: a professional law degree JD, LL.B., and/or LL.M.

    THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT MAY BE USED TO FILL ADDITIONAL POSITIONS WITHIN 90 DAYS.

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

    All candidates will be considered without regard to political or religious affiliation, marital status, race, color, sex, national origin, nondisqualifying physical or mental handicap, age, or any other nonmerit factor.  THE FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

    All applicants will be rated on the extent and quality of experience and education relevant to
    the duties of the position.  Applicants who do
    not respond to the application questions and/or
    do not submit a supporting resume will be rated
    ineligible.  Please note your resume must
    thoroughly support your responses to the vacancy
    questions.  

    There are several parts to the application
     process that affects the overall evaluation of
    your application including:

    1.  the core questions
    2.  the vacancy questions
    3.  supplemental documentation (e.g., DD-214, SF-50, SF-15, transcripts); and
    4.  your resume.

    Applicants will be rated ineligible if they do not respond to job specific questions provide supplemental documents and submit a resume.  For more information, please click on Rating Process

    You will be evaluated for this position on the following Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other characteristics (KSAOs):

    • Skill in communicating effectively in writing to produce a variety of legal and policy documents.
    • Ability to analyze legal and policy issues for which no clearly applicable precedent exists.
    • Knowledge of legal and policy research techniques. 
    • Ability to explain complex or controversial information to diverse audiences.

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    Drug test required No


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