Supervisory Attorney Advisor

Washington D.C.
May 23, 2019
May 23, 2019
Full Time

Occasional travel - 2 to 3 times per year, 2-5 days each trip

Relocation expenses reimbursed No

  • Bar Membership Required.
  • Writing sample demonstrating the ability to analyze complex legal issues
  • Ability to obtain Top Secret/SCI Clearance Required
  • 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 experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position and is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled.

    To Qualify for the GS-15: Applicant must possess at least four years of professional law experience and at least one year of the experience must be specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-14 grade level in the Federal service performing the following:

    Examples of specialized experience include: 1)supervision of attorneys, engineers and support staff; 2) providing advice to senior officials on policy issues related to public safety and homeland security; 3) representing an organization and communicating the organization’s position on policy matters, 4) negotiating disputes with and between regulated entities; 5) reviewing and editing draft documents; 6) developing and implementing strategic plans.

    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.

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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

    There are several parts to the application process that affect 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 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):

    • Knowledge of Commission rules, Commission-related court precedent and applicable statutes and other regulations sufficient to provide sound, technical legal advice on Public Safety and homeland security matters.
    • Skill in information collection, legal and technical analyses in order to provide recommendations to senior management,
    • Skill managing a multifunction staff
    • Ability to communicate in writing including preparation of complex legal documents (e.g.., orders, policy statements, legislation, position papers, and rulemaking documents)
    • Ability to communicate effectively to diverse audiences.
    • Ability to formulate strategic plans that define the effective provision of the services provided by those under his or her supervision.

    To preview questions please click here.

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    Drug test required No

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