Job Title:Attorney Advisor
Agency:Government Printing Office
Job Announcement Number:12-652663-AG
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|$74,872.00 to $97,333.00 / Per Year|
|Monday, May 7, 2012 to Monday, May 28, 2012|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent|
|1 vacancy -
Washington DC, DC United StatesView Map|
WHO MAY APPLY:
|United States Citizens|
Come be a part of one of the largest digital information facilities in the world!
Established by Congress in 1861, GPO is transforming itself as an agency and as a business. We provide other agencies with innovative services for the printing, publishing, storage, and distribution of digital content. The public will enjoy permanent access to digital government information, acquiring it quickly, easily, and with confidence in its authenticity. GPO employees are proud of their abilities and passionate about their craft. Whether your expertise is in putting ink on paper, commanding a digital output system, or engineering the delivery of information online, wed like to talk to you.
Located near the United States Capitol, the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) is responsible for the production and distribution of information products and services for all three branches of the Federal Government. The GPOs main mission is to ensure the American public has access to Government information.
The GPO is also conveniently located near Union Station, offering easy access to restaurants, shopping, and mass transit (Metro, MARC, and VRE).
ABOUT THE POSITION:
The Office of the General Counsel provides legal advice to, and legal representation of, the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) in matters relating to the activities and functions of the GPO. The Office is also responsible for reviewing proposed actions to ensure compliance with legal requirements, preparing formal legal opinions, defending all litigation involving GPO, and assisting in the development, implementation, and evaluation of agency programs, policies, and procedures.
The Office of the General Counsel is seeking an applicant with a minimum of two years of litigation experience and superior writing skills to work with a small group of experienced Federal litigators and counselors. Initial appointment will be made at the Grade 12 level, with a promotion potential to Grade 14. The selectee will be given assignments with significant responsibility, while at the same time having the opportunity to be mentored in a collegial atmosphere. The size of the office will allow the selectee to quickly gain hands-on experience in a variety of subject-matter areas. The selectee will work under the supervision of the General Counsel and the Deputy General Counsel.
The applicant selected for this position will represent the GPO in administrative hearings in appeals before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Merit System Protection Board (MSPB). The selectee will also provide assistance to Department of Justice attorneys representing the GPO in Federal courts.
The successful applicant will also provide legal advice and litigation support for a full range of procurement matters from acquisition planning through contract administration. This includes supporting contracting officers in negotiations and alternative dispute resolution (ADR) processes to resolve contract disputes. When necessary, the selectee will represent the GPO in defense of protests to the contracting officer, protests filed with the Government Accountability Office and in appeals to the Government Accountability Office Contract Appeals Board.
The selectee will perform a wide range of legal work for the agency. Substantive areas may include employment discrimination, government contracts, fiscal law, personnel law, environmental law, constitutional law, tort claims, and responses to information requests from the public. The duties include preparing decisions, reports, recommendations and correspondence on legal problems pertaining to a full range of matters pending before the office. The applicant selected for this position will draft or review agency policy in a variety of substantive areas; prepare comments and make recommendations with respect to proposed legislation; and draft correspondence responses to inquiries of members of Congress and Congressional committees.
This position may require the successful applicant to obtain a Secret clearance.
- U.S. Citizenship is required.
- No travel or relocation expenses will be offered.
- Males born after 12/31/1959 are required Selective Service registration
- Secret clearance may be required
- Must be able to pass a drug test