Job Title: Attorney-AdvisorJob Announcement Number: FERC-DE-2012-0111
Department: Department Of Energy
Agency: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)
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Monday, April 09, 2012 to
Wednesday, April 09, 2014
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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 here. DO NOT APPLY TO THIS POSITION VIA USAJOBS. SEND YOUR RESUME, COVER LETTER AND A BRIEF WRITING SAMPLE TO THE CONTACT LISTED IN THE VACANCY.
- Must be a U.S. Citizen
- Must be in good standing with a recognized state bar
- A two year trial period is required
- Generally, male applicants must be registered with the Selective Service
- A background investigation is required
DUTIES:Back to top
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.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
The United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has not issued qualification standards for Attorney positions. Both the quality and the amount of experience determine the qualifications for Attorneys. All Attorney positions have a minimum requirement of completing a J.D. or LL.B. from an accredited college or university, and possessing an active bar membership and specialized experience for this position.
You must possess experience in investigative work, litigation, or enforcement, or alternatively, in FERC practice, law and regulations.
You must be a graduate from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association.
It is your responsibility to provide adequate proof that you meet the above educational requirements. Inadequate or illegible information could result in non-qualification and loss of consideration.
You must be a member in good standing of a state, territory of the United States, District of Columbia, or Commonwealth of Puerto Rico bar.
You must be a US Citizen.
All job offers are contingent upon successful completion and adjudication of a background investigation.
DO NOT APPLY TO THIS POSITION VIA USAJOBS. SEND YOUR RESUME, COVER LETTER AND A BRIEF WRITING SAMPLE TO THE CONTACT LISTED IN THE VACANCY.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your eligibility for consideration and qualifications for the position will be determined based upon a review of your resume. Your resume will be evaluated to determine your possession of any required career related experience, and how well your background and experience relates to the qualifications in the job announcement. To preview questions please click here.