Job Overview

Summary

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, or FERC, is an independent agency that regulates the interstate transmission of natural gas, oil, and electricity. FERC also regulates natural gas and hydropower projects. As part of our goal, we are seeking highly skilled individuals to assist in carrying out the mission of this agency. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission assists consumers in obtaining reliable, efficient and sustainable energy services at a reasonable cost through appropriate regulatory and market means. To learn more about the Commission, please visit www.ferc.gov.

The Office of Enforcement seeks experienced lawyers to enforce the Commission’s statutes, orders, and rules governing the nation’s wholesale natural gas and electric markets, including the Commission’s rule prohibiting fraud and market manipulation, to ensure fair and competitive markets. Our investigations of potential energy law violations are often complex, detailed, and challenging, with important consequences for our nation’s energy markets.

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is seeking a highly motivated and qualified candidate for a full-time permanent position within the Division of Investigations in the Office of Enforcement.

Position is included in the Bargaining Unit.

THIS POSITION IS ALSO ANNOUNCED UNDER FERC-DE-2012-0114 at a Grade GS-15 level. Please click hereDO NOT APPLY TO THIS POSITION VIA USAJOBS. SEND YOUR RESUME, COVER LETTER AND A BRIEF WRITING SAMPLE TO THE CONTACT LISTED IN THE VACANCY.

Duties

FERC’s Division of Investigations, within the Office of Enforcement, is seeking mid- and senior-level attorneys with litigation or energy law experience. 

Candidates must have substantial litigation experience preferably in prosecutorial, enforcement, white collar crime, or complex business litigation. Hands on trial experience is required.

Alternatively, candidates must have extensive experience in energy law, with a strong knowledge of FERC laws and regulations. Attorneys accepted for this position will take on significant responsibility, including running their own investigations and enforcement actions.

Travel Required

  • Not Required