Attorney Adviser (General)

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
May 17, 2019
Closes
May 25, 2019
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - 2 to 3 times a year, each trip 2-5 days in duration


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • Bar Membership Required.
  • US Citizenship.
  • Serve a probationary period of one year, if applicable.
  • Writing Sample required during second level review.
  • Suitable for employment as determined by a background investigation.
  • 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: 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.

    Specialized Experience: Specialized experience is experience which is in or directly related to the line of work of the position to be filled and which 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.

    To Qualify for the GS-13: Applicant must possess at least two years of professional law experience and at least one year of the experience must be specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service performing the following:

    Examples of specialized experience include:
    1. Experience interpreting communication laws, statutes, regulations and/or rule making documents; 2. Skill analyzing legal issues, identifying potential problems and proposing solutions; 3. Experience preparing legal documents to include briefs, issue papers, and report summaries; 4. Ability to communicate legal issues/positions.

    To Qualify for the GS-14: Applicant must possess at least three years of professional law experience and at least one year of the experience must be specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service performing the following:

    Examples of specialized experience include: 1. Experience interpreting communication laws, statutes, regulations and/or rule making documents; 2. Skill analyzing legal issues, identifying potential problems and proposing solutions; 3. Experience preparing legal documents to include briefs, issue papers, and report summaries with analysis and recommendations; 4. Ability to communicate legal issues/positions while representing the Bureau in meetings with both internal stakeholders for the purpose of providing, receiving, persuading or negotiating legal positions.

    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. Experience interpreting communication laws, statutes, regulations and/or rule making documents; 2. Skill analyzing legal issues, identifying potential problems and proposing solutions; 3. Experience preparing legal documents (e.g., briefs, issue papers, and report summaries with analysis and recommendations; 4. Ability to communicate legal issues/positions while representing the Bureau in meetings with both internal stakeholders for the purpose of providing, receiving, persuading or negotiating legal positions; and 5. Providing advice, guidance, direction and leadership to other attorneys or professionals in meetings, discussions, or legal proceedings.

    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.

    EEO Policy StatementReasonable Accommodation Policy StatementVeterans InformationLegal and Regulatory Guidance

    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, non disqualifying physical or mental handicap, age, or any other non merit 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 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):

    Ability to research, interpret, apply and develop rules and regulations in order to provide sound, technical legal advice on related Public Safety matters.
    Ability to communicate in writing in order to produce a range of legal and other types of documents that involve content technical in nature (e.g., briefs, issue papers, policies and regulations).
    Ability to communicate legal and technical information orally to diverse audiences for the purpose of receiving, persuading or negotiations of legal positions.
    Ability to establish and maintain internal and external relationships.

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    Drug test required No


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