Legal Assistant (Office Automation)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Apr 11, 2019
Closes
Apr 11, 2019
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Not required


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • Appointment to this position may require a background investigation.
  • Requires a probationary period if the requirement has not been met.
  • U.S. Citizenship.
  • Must be able to type at least 40 wpm
  • Relocation expenses will not be paid
  • Applicants must meet all legal and regulatory requirements.  Reference the "Required Documents" section for additional requirements.

    GS-06

    To be qualified for the GS-06 Legal Assistant, you must have at least one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-05 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is defined as experience reviewing legal documents for conformance with procedural requirements, grammatical/legal accuracy; maintaining legal files; handling legal correspondence; tracking all legal correspondence to ensure deadlines are met, etc., that has provided you with the specific knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to do the work of this position.

    GS-07

    To be qualified for the GS-07 Legal Assistant, you must have at least one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-06 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is defined as experience providing support to attorneys/paralegals; applying appropriate legal procedures in writing correspondence and processing cases; maintaining files for follow-up dates; assisting attorneys/paralegals in preparing for cases/hearings, etc., which has provided you with the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of this position.

    GS-08

    To be qualified for the GS-08 Legal Assistant, you must have at least one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is defined as experience providing support to attorneys, paralegals and management; applying appropriate legal procedures in writing correspondence and processing cases and preparing non-legal correspondence; knowledge of applicable court rules and appropriate styles used when creating and finalizing legal documents, maintaining a tracking system for activities and files for follow-up dates; processing docketing requests, preparing written documents and materials using automated applications, and providing legal assistance and technical work to enter, store and update automated docket databases.

    Any applicant falsely claiming an academic degree from an accredited school will be subject to actions ranging from disqualification from federal employment to removal from federal service.

    If your education was completed at a foreign college or university, you must show comparability to education received in accredited educational institutions in the United States and comparability to applicable minimum course work requirements for this position.   Click Evaluation of Foreign Education for more information.

    The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

    The Department of Labor does not make unfavorable hiring decisions on the basis of an applicant's previous or current unemployment, or the fact that an applicant has experienced financial difficulty through no fault of his/her own and has undertaken good faith efforts to meet his/her financial obligations. Consideration is given to financial status in relation to appointments only where required by law, regulation, or Executive Order.

    Refer to these links for more information: GENERAL INFORMATION, REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION, ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTATION, SELECTIVE SERVICE REGISTRATION, FORMER FEDERAL EMPLOYEES

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

    Click here for Evaluation details. For Displaced Employees ONLY: if you meet the eligibility requirements for special priority selection under ICTAP/CTAP, you must be well-qualified for the position to receive consideration for special priority selection.  ICTAP/CTAP eligibles will be considered "well-qualified" if they attain at least a rating score of 90 in a numerical rating scheme. Be sure to review DOL Account Eligibility Questions #24 and 27 to reflect that you are applying as an ICTAP/CTAP eligible and submit supporting documentation.

    Evaluation Factors (Competencies) - All qualified applicants will be evaluated on the following key competencies:

    CUSTOMER SERVICE

    WRITTEN COMMUNICATION

    CASE MANAGEMENT

    ORAL COMMUNICATION

    PLANNING AND EVALUATION

    The information you provide may be verified by a review of your work experience and/or education, by checking references and through other means (ex. interview).  Your evaluation may also include a review by an HR Specialist or panel and may include other assessment tools (ex. interview, structured interview, written test, work sample, etc). The examining Human Resources Office (HRO) makes the final determination concerning applicant ratings.  Your resume MUST provide sufficient information to substantiate your vacancy question responses.  


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    Drug test required No


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