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 - Occasional Travel may be required.


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."
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  • Must be U.S. Citizens or U.S. Nationals.
  • The experience may have been gained in either the public, private sector or volunteer service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your resume.

    You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

    Specialized experience:  For the GS-14, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes:

    • Experience conducting legal research; AND
    • Experience providing recommendations; AND
      Experience expressing legal requirement using oral and written communication skills.

    In addition to meeting specialized experience, applicants must also possess the following:

    • Law Degree: Applicants must be a graduate of an accredited law school with an LL.B., J.D. or equivalent.

    AND

    • Bar Membership: Applicants must be a current member of a bar with a valid license to practice law in a state, territory of the United States, District of Columbia, or Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. 

    Desirable:  Experience conducting investigations, criminal prosecutions or defense, or civil litigation.

    Education Requirements: 

    Law Degree: Applicants must be a graduate of an accredited law school with an LL.B., J.D. or equivalent.

    The education generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. 

    • We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies. 
    • Relocation expenses are NOT authorized.
    • This is a non-bargaining unit position.
    • We offer opportunities for telework.
    • We offer opportunities for flexible work schedules. 

    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

    • A two year TRIAL period may be required.
    • Public Trust – Background Investigation will be required. 
    • Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency.
    • If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
    • Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
    • Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9.  Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.
    • Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.
    • File a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report within 30 days of appointment and annually from then on.
    • Pass a detailed background investigation.
    • Be willing to travel.

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

    Your application includes your résumé, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your résumé includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your resume may result in a “not qualified” determination.

    Rating: Your application will be evaluated in the following areas:

    • Research Skills
    • Providing Recommendations
    • Communication Skills 

    Veterans' preference is not applicable for this position, but will be considered during the hiring process. 

    Referral: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration. You may be required to participate in a selection interview.  We will not reimburse costs related to the interview such as travel to and from the interview site. 

    If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee (eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)) you must be assigned the second category or better to be rated as “well qualified" to receive special selection priority.


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    Drug test required No


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